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The Lionel lines train is going too slow and it won't go up by itself. How am I ever going to the the train go fast and go up by itself?

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Time to clean & lube your train & track.
here's a couple link's that should help :
Maintaining Your Lionel Trains

Cleaning Track

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SOURCE: Lionel train power issue

Answer a number of questions:
Is the tranformer power adequate for the train and is it a working tranformer?
Will the train run by connecting the wires directly to the two points of the train (wheels and center rail connector)?
Are the tracks new?
Is the lockon new?

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