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NYC Flyer with RailSounds Wins Another Award

Press Release

Contact: Cara Lynn Orchard

(586) 949-4100 x 1572

December 10, 2003

For Immediate Release

Lionel NY Central Flyer with RailSounds Set Receives Another Award!


(Chesterfield, Mich.,) – Lionel is proud to announce that the 6-31940 New York Central Flyer with RailSounds train set has received the 2003 Parent’s Guide to Children’s Media award.

"To by honored by the Parent’s Guide to Children’s Media is a privilege since children and teens are the "first" reviewers and activities that involve a great amount of fun and imagination are heavily weighted," said Lionel Public Relations and Promotions Manager Cara Orchard. "We are pleased to say that this is the second time in 2003 that the New York Central Flyer with RailSounds train set has been recognized for its entertainment and innovative features."

The Parent’s Guide to Children’s Media locates, reviews and honors outstanding materials for children and teens. Reviews are published and distributed nationally to assist parents and others to find interesting and stimulating books and products that will captivate today’s youth. Generally, criteria includes high production quality, activities that teach or help develop social awareness skills and character.

The New York Central Flyer with RailSounds train set includes a 4-4-2 steam locomotive and tender, flatcar with stakes and bulkheads, caboose, FasTrack, CW-80 transformer, smoke fluid and a "How-to" instructional video.

For more information on the award winning New York Central Flyer with RailSounds train set please visit or a Lionel Authorized Value Added Dealer, today!


Lionel L.L.C. is one of the world’s leading marketers of model trains and accessories. Established in 1900, the Lionel name is the most widely recognized brand in the toy train industry and one of the most recognized brands in America. Lionel has been at the center of every major innovation in toy train manufacturing and marketing since its inception.



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