With all the attention on new toy companies, it seems like sometimes no one realizes that some of the best are not only still around, but making some of their most creative collectibles in years. Lionel, the 100+ year old toy train designer who is actually 20% owned by rock legend Neil Young, is making some pretty amazing stuff right now, that is definitely worth checking out. Today, they’ve just unveiled their new DC Comics™ Batman™ Phantom LionChief™ Train Set. The new train sports a stylish design that looks like it would fit right in with the world of Batman The Animated Series. Check out the images and specs below.

Next Stop, Gotham City!

You don’t need superpowers to be a superhero. Forget the Batmobile! Stay five steps ahead of your foes with this dark and brooding BATMAN Phantom Set. The set has a unique carbon treatment which is sure to make your layout the most feared of all.

BATMAN and all related characters and elements © &™ DC Comics. (s15)

Ready-to-Run Set Includes:
Powered Phantom engine
Non-powered dome car
Non-powered dome end car
Eight curved O36 FasTrack® track sections, one 10″ straight FasTrack® Plug-Expand-Play power lock-on section, one FasTrack® terminal section, and two 10″ straight FasTrack® sections.
NEW! 54W wall pack power supply
LionChief™ Remote for locomotive
Locomotive Features:
Electric locomotive controlled by remote
RailSounds RC™ sound system with special Phantom background sounds, horn, bell and user-activated announcements
Powerful maintenance-free can motor
Directional lighting including operating headlight
Interior illumination
Traction tires
Durable plastic 4-wheel trucks
Operating coupler on rear of engine
Non-Powered Cars Feature:
Operating couplers
Interior illumination
LionChief™ Remote Features:
Forward and reverse speed control knob
Three buttons to activate horn, bell, and special announcements
Requires three AAA alkaline batteries (not included)
Set Features:
Layout Dimensions: 40″x 60″

Gauge: O Gauge
Scale Type: Traditional
Power: Electric
Engine Type: Motorized
Min Curve: O31
Dimensions: Set Length: Approx. 42″
Most Recent Catalog: 2016 Lionel Ready-to-Run Catalog