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1970 Train Sets
Grand Trunk & Western
No. 1084 -1970 Release
 
A Grand Trunk 2-4-2 pulling a Great Northern Hopper, Wheaties Box Car, Union Pacific Flat Car with Stakes, Sunoco Tank Car and GT Caboose made up this 1970 set according to the catalog illustration.  The Sunoco Tank Car is absent from the catalog's description.  Track plan was a 27" x 46" oval.  Transformer was included.

1970 Train Sets
Midnight Express
No. 1087 -1970 Release
 
Twin Illinois Central GP-9 diesels, one powered and one dummy, powered Lionel's Midnight Express.  Rolling stock included B&O Hopper, NP Flat with two Trailers, UP Box Car, Penn Central Communications Satellite Car, L&N Operating Log Car, and IC Caboose.  A double oval track plan and transformer were also included.

1970 Train Sets
The Mountaineer
No. 1086 -1970 Release
 
A Great Northern 4-6-4 pulling a string of cars that included the NP Flat Car with two Trailers, L&N Log Dump Car, Santa Fe Box Car, B&O Hopper, and GN Caboose made up this set.  A figure 8 track plan and transformer were included.  The 4-6-4 Hudson Steam Engine and Tender are reported to have never been made in 1970.

1970 Train Sets
Pacemaker
No. 1083 -1970 Release
 
The 1970 Lionel catalog states this set is powered by a Penn Central 2-4-2 Steam Engine with New York Central Tender, Burlington Northern Gondola, Great Northern Hopper, Union Pacific Flat Car with Stakes and Penn Central Caboose.  The catalog illustration shows an unlettered black engine with red stripe and black tender.  A red L&N Gondola is also present in the catalog illustration, though the description calls for a BN example.  The track plan built a 27" x 64" figure 8.  Transformer was included.

1970 Train Sets
Santa Fe Express Diesel Freight
No. 1085 -1970 Release
 
A pair of Alco A diesels, one powered and one dummy, in Santa Fe red and silver warbonnet pulling a Great Northern Hopper, Hersheys Box Car, Sunoco Tank Car, NP Flat with two Trailers, BN Gondola and Santa Fe Caboose were the power and rolling stock for this set.  A transformer and 27" x 82" figure 8 finished the set.

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1970 Train Sets
Wabash Cannonball
No. 1081 -1970 Release
 
Set included a Nickel Plate Road lettered 2-4-2 Steam Engine and Tender pulling a Burlington Gondola, Santa Fe Flat Car with Stakes and a Nickel Plate Caboose.  Transformer and 27" x 36" track plan completed the set.

1970 Train Sets
Yard Boss
No. 1082 -1970 Release
 
A Santa Fe Switcher, Burlington Gondola, Great Northern Hopper and Santa Fe Work Caboose made up the power and rolling stock for Lionel's 1970 Yard Boss set.  A 27" x 36" circle of track and transformer were also included.

Lionel 1970
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The 1970 collection of Lionel O27 train sets included seven offerings all carrying a 1000-series stock number.