This is a Golden Thunder Model Train Set HO Scale from Life-Like Trains.
Colorful set features a Union Pacific GP38-2 diesel locomotive with working headlight, stock car, gondola, single-dome tank car, steel door boxcar and matching eight-wheel caboose, 47 x 38" 1.19m x .96m oval of Power-Loc Track, 10-piece bridge and pier set, 38 railroad signs, 24 street and highway signs, 24 road signs, 6 utility poles with transformers, call boxes and street lamps. The set comes with a pair of extra couplers, illustrated instructions and a copy of "Beginner's Guide to Model Railroading." Also included is a UL-listed power pack with forward and reverse, and a terminal rerailer.
Life-Like's Power-Loc track, is a unique side-locking track system that clicks together instantly and locks track securely in place. There's no need for rail joiners, so setup is quick and easy. The solid roadbed base offers durability and support on any surface, even carpet, eliminating the need for boards, nails, screws or tools.
if your new to the world of model trains, then this is for you. this was the first train set i ever got. the power-loc track provides the most basic type of track building, and removes the difficult issues of track angles
the only thing that i did not like was the speed the track oxidized if left unused, though it was easy to remove the oxide with fine grit sandpaper.
the coupling system works best with model power and lifelike train cars and engines.
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