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Product name “Silver Rail Express” Toy Train.
Description This battery-powered toy train sets, identified as Model 41170, “Talking Silver Rail Express” were manufactured with two different types of wire plug connectors between the coal tender car and the locomotive which transmit power current from the battery compartment in the coal tender car to the DC motor in the locomotive. 
Problem The toy train set can short-circuit, causing the coal tender car to overheat and the train catching fire. This can result in burns. 
Distribution Refer to CPSC Hotline (800) 638-2772. 
Company New Bright Industries, 41911 Ford Road, Canton, Michigan 48187; (800) 325- 5630. 
Dates sold Between August 28, 1986 and November 5, 1986. 
Date posted 01/04/2002 

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