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Use your Apple iPhone or iPod Touch device to operate Lionel TMCC and LEGACY engines, accessories and trains. iCab includes the most popular features from Lionel's flagship hardware-based LEGACY CAB2 remote including the Train Builder and Quilling Whistle.

NOTE: Additional hardware is required to use iCab.

iCab includes the operating features of the basic Lionel cab remote plus:

- Extended Legacy locomotive control screens
- Speed Graph with target and actual speed
- Six preset official railroad speeds
- Quilling Whistle
- Accessory control screen
- Special screen for Legacy StationSounds Diner car control
- Automatically loads Engine Roster (LEGACY Command Base required)
- Train Builder combines multiple locomotives, rolling stock and accessories for unified operation

Also available is the Lionel LCS app for iPad. Use this companion app for easy control of layout switches and accessories.

iCab app requirements: Lionel LCS WiFi (6-81325) to connect to your layout (up to 15 users can share a single LCS WiFi module). The iCab App works with the Lionel command base model Base-1L; a Legacy command base (v1.52 required) adds additional features. All available from Lionel LLC.

What’s New

Version 2.0.2

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Fixes a problem where the whistle, bell and direction buttons could not be clicked on iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 7 Plus phones. Also improves operation of these buttons on non-Plus iPhone 6 & 7.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings


It's so amazing

I love this app.

Gregster2343 ,

Needs Update

Could use an updated user interface and attention to resolving bugs which have been reported to developer.

Optbob ,

Impressive app

This is the first app I paid more than $2.99 for and I'm very happy with it. It has a lot of features in a small package. I use it more than I use the Legacy remote. I often use it with the LCS app on 2 different apple products. It was a good design idea to have different features on the 2 apps.

App Privacy

The developer, Lionel, LLC, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple.

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The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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