TYCO

This is the description for TYCO Trains.

The Conrail Freight

The Conrail Freight

A blue F9A led The Conrail Freight introduced in TYCO’s 1980 catalog.

TYCO’s The Alco Century Special Train Set

TYCO’s The Alco Century Special Train Set

When TYCO’s Alco Century 430 diesel was brand new, you could buy The Alco Century Special train set in one of three road names.

TYCO Blue and Gray Centennial Train Sets

TYCO Blue and Gray Centennial Train Sets

Marking the 100th Anniversary of the American Civil War, TYCO introduced two Centennial train sets in 1961.

TYCO Comin’ Round The Mountain Train Set

TYCO Comin’ Round The Mountain Train Set

TYCO introduced its SD24 diesel with this 1977 Comin’ Round The Mountain train set

TYCO Steel Hauler Train Set

TYCO Steel Hauler Train Set

A new entry in TYCO’s product line in 1981 was the Steel Hauler train set.

TYCO 40-foot Refrigerator Car (metal)

TYCO 40-foot Refrigerator Car (metal)

Similar to the all-plastic 40-foot reefer car model, this version pre-dates that effort. Mantua-TYCO’s earlier example from the 1950s included a plastic shell with pressed-metal side panels.

TYCO Gondola

TYCO Gondola

One of the very first plastic freight cars from Mantua-TYCO was this 40-foot gondola model.

TYCO Covered Hopper

TYCO Covered Hopper

The covered hopper was a new addition to TYCO rolling stock in 1973 and included decorations released, as well as some that didn’t see regular production.

TYCO Chattanooga Choo-Choo Train Set

TYCO Chattanooga Choo-Choo Train Set

A popular and well-remembered entry in TYCO offerings is the Chattanooga Choo-Choo product line. It is first found in the company’s 1975-76 catalog. TYCO designated Chattanooga-dressed pieces with a -15 suffix on the stock number and both the steam engine and caboose are listed as separately available items, in addition to the train set beginning in 1975.

TYCO 62-foot Hi-Cube Boxcar

TYCO 62-foot Hi-Cube Boxcar

Introduced in 1972-73, this was one of three 62-foot long box cars in the TYCO line. Oddly, TYCO only offered this car in two roadnames, both of which were fairly prototypical!