1978 Blue Comet
1978 Southern Crescent
1978 Historic General
1979 Southern Pacific Limited
1979 Famous American Railroad -Santa Fe
1980 Famous American Railroad -Union Pacific
1980 Texas Zephyr
1980 Chessie Steam Special
1980 Collector Series Box Cars
1980 Big League Cars
1980 Cross Country Express
1980 Mid Atlantic Limited
1980 Royal Limited
1981 Famous American Railroad -Great Northern
1981 Favorite Foods Freight
1981 Maple Leaf Limited
1981 Great Lakes Limited
1981 Chicago & Alton
1981 Powhatan Arrow
1981 Rock Island & Peoria
1982 The Continental Limited
1982 Joshua Lionel Cowen Commemoratives
1983 Famous American Railroad -Southern
1983 Twentieth Century Limited
1983 Gold Coast Limited
1984 Famous American Railroad - Pennsylvania
1984 The Overland Route
1984 Erie-Lackawanna Limited
1985 Illinois Central City of New Orleans
1985 Burlington Northern Limited
1986 Jersey Central Commemorative

Collector Series Burlington Northern Limited
Burlington Northern SD-40 Diesel
No. 6-8585 -Powered -1985 Release

Lionel Burlington Northern

Lionel Burlington Northern Limited

Collector Series Burlington Northern Limited
Burlington Northern Standard O Box Car
No. 6-6234 -1985 Release
No. 6-6235 -1985 Release
No. 6-6236 -1985 Release
No. 6-6237 -1985 Release
No. 6-6238 -1985 Release

Collector Series Burlington Northern Limited
Burlington Northern Illuminated Extended Vision Caboose
No. 6-6913 -1985 Release

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Intriguing for at least a couple reasons, Lionel's 1985 Collector Series Burlington Northern Limited included an SD-40 diesel, five box cars and an extended vision caboose. Of interest and note is the inclusion of the Standard O tooling for the BN box cars and Lionel's unit train consist of the same green car with five different roadnumbers. Lionel tended to exist in its own universe and such concepts as a set of cars from the same road with different roadnumbers seems to me to be getting dangerously close to world of serious rivet counting model railroading from the toy train land that Lionel usually called home. The set was sold as separate release or a buyer could purchase the Burlington Northern Limited (No. 6-1552) as a set.