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This Identification Guide for Lionel Electric Trains covers the "Post-war Era" only from 1945 until 1969.

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Lionel Trains GG-1 Electrics LIONEL TRAINS PENNSYLVANIA GG-1 ELECTRIC No. 2340

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Pennsylvania GG-1 Electric No. 2340 Variation A
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Lionel Trains GG-1 ElectricsThe Lionel Pennsylvania GG-1 No. 2340 headed up the Congressional Set in 1955 only. This engine has a painted die-cast body and five rubber-stamped stripes and heat-stamped lettering. Today it is very hard to find examples that do not have faded stripes.
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Has the RED smaller sized Keystone decals on the sides and on the ends. They are numbered "2340." This GG-1 electric engine was lighted at both ends that have operating coil couplers. Equipped with Magnetraction, there is a three position directional unit that controlled dual vertical worm drive motors, and it was equipped with a horn. The wiring can be changed so that the metal twin pantographs actually power this engine. There are two variations:
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Variation A: TUSCAN body that was illustrated in the 1955 cataloged as No. 2340-1.

No. 2340-25 Variation B Box End

Variation B: BRUNSWICK GREEN body that was the standard color used for this engine by the Pennsylvania Railroad and was cataloged and boxed as No. 2340-25.
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All of the Lionel GG-1’s are designed to work on the larger radius of O Gauge track and will not operate properly on O27 Gauge track.
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Pennsylvania GG-1 Electric No. 2340-25 Variation B
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