The deal between Lionel and ATI Model Products Inc., doing business as Model Power was signed late in the 4th quarter of 2018. Lionel did not acquire the tools or the Model Power brand names. You will see a large selection of Lionel HO products leveraging the Model Power tooling announced in our 2019 C2 catalog later this year. As for any product(s) previously made by Model Power and/or during their partnership with MRC please work directly with those parties on any and all warranty/service issues.
Our team is excited about the future plans for Lionel HO train products. Lionel’s continuous innovation and technology will be visible in the expanded HO offering for consumers to enjoy.