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This Identification Guide for Lionel Electric Trains covers the "Post-war Era" only from 1945 until 1969.

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The 2400 Series Observation Cars LIONEL TRAINS HILLSIDE PASSENGER CAR No. 2401

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Lionel Lines Hillside Observation Car No. 2401
No. 2401 Middle Classic Box End

The 2400 Series Observation CarsThe Lionel Lines Hillside Observation Car No. 2401 was the first of the 2400 Series cars that were produced. Available in 1948 and 1949, this car was based on the standard Pullman prototype of the time.
This car has a GREEN painted body with YELLOW window trim and stripes, and WHITE heat-stamped lettering. All of the 2400 Series passenger cars are lighted by two lamps that are held in place by metal brackets that are also used to hold the roof to the body. There are no people silhouettes on the interior window inserts. It came with Type IV die-cast four-wheel passenger trucks equipped with electronic coil couplers. There are no variations.

Issued in both O27 and O Gauge sets, this car will operate equally well on each of these tracks. There are no variations.

No. 2401 Top View
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