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Lionel Receives Parents' Choice Foundation Award

Press Release

Contact: Cara Lynn Orchard

(586) 949-4100 x 1572

July 29, 2003

For Immediate Release

Lionel NY Central Flyer with RailSoundsÒ Train Set Receives Award from Parents’ Choice Foundation

(Chesterfield, Mich.,) – Lionel is proud to announce that the 6-31940 New York Central Flyer with RailSounds® train set is a Parents’ Choice 2003 Approved Award Winner by the Parents’ Choice Foundation.

"Fewer than 15% of items submitted to the Parents’ Choice Awards program receive a commendation so being recongnized as a winner is an amazing accomplishment," said Lionel Public Relations & Promotions Manager Cara Lynn Orchard. "The New York Central Flyer with RailSounds is an outstanding train set and we are honored to be recognized for all our efforts to provide fun, family oriented products for our consumers."

The Parents’ Choice Awards Program identifies the best products for children of different ages, backgrounds, skills and interest. Awards are given to products that meet and exceed standards set by educators, scientists, performing artists, librarians, parents and kids. Products must be fairly priced and help kids grow imaginatively, physically, morally and mentally.

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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