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LCS SensorTrack (6-81294)

LCS SensorTrack™ is a FasTrack 5” straight track section equipped with an infrared receiver. It reads data beamed out of Lionel Legacy and VisionLine locomotives. When a compatible locomotive crosses a SensorTrack, engine details like TMCC ID, road name, number, engine type, lighting options, fuel levels, and direction of travel are retrieved by the track and transmitted through your LCS installation.

SensorTrack features:

  • Triggers locomotives actions from a list of preset Action Commands or custom user recordings
  • Automatically updates engine info in all Cab2 Remotes and Cab3 APPs
  • Displays locomotive fuel & water levels
  • Displays real time engine locations on the LCS APP



Use any of the eight pre-programmed actions or create your own automated routines that your compatible locomotives will follow each time they pass the LCS SensorTrackTM. Pre-programmed actions include whistle and horn blows, engineer dialog, CrewTalk, and bell ringing. LCS SensorTrack even knows which direction your locomotives is going and performs dialog actions such as arrival and departure announcements accordingly.

Or record your own series of up to 200 commands from any Legacy CAB Controller. These commands will then be played back automatically when any compatible loco passes over the track. Alternately, you can make recordings that play back just on one special locomotive.

Preset Action commands and custom user recordings are stored locally in the memory of each SensorTrack on your layout.


When your LCS installation includes a LEGACY base, SensorTrack automatically programs the LEGACY CAB-2 remote or Cab3 APP with vital engine information. This instant “roll-over update” includes road names and road numbers, current fuel level, lighting options and more. This feature is especially useful when your layout hosts visiting locomotives. It effectively replaces Legacy orange locomotive memory modules.

Current Fuel Levels

Each time a Legacy locomotive passes over a SensorTrack, it transmits its current fuel levels. To view this information on your CAB-2, simply tap the Speed button. The current fuel level will appear as a gauge in the lower-left corner of the touchpad display (see photo below). On a steam locomotive, water level is also displayed.