102 N DIVISION ST, CARTERVILLE, IL 62918
PHONE: 800-324-0459 OR FAX
JIM C. KIRK, OWNER-EMAIL:
ABOUT PIZZA & PASTA EXPRESS-LGB TRAIN
The Pizza & Pasta Express and Train Shop has been one of
Southern Illinois' favorite tourist attractions for over 21
years. Our business started offering food in 1987. Within a
year trains were added overhead and down the walls as a
marketing tool to expand our customer base. The trains
chosen were LGB because of their quality craftsmanship and
their reputation for long term operation. Our trains run six
to eight hours a day, six days a week. They are given a rest
on major holidays.
As soon as we began running LGB trains many customers
requested information on how they could purchase the trains
for their homes and businesses. At that time we decided to
sell the trains instead of sending our customers elsewhere.
In 1988 we purchased a second building adjacent to our
restaurant. We chiseled through three layers of bricks to
interconnect the buildings with the second building becoming
our retail train store. The train shop also houses our 12'
by 26' operating display. Since that time we have
experienced yearly growth.
We will provide quality products and friendly service
each time you do business with us. We specialize in LGB,
Lehmann, Pola, Piko, USA, Arist-Craft, Lionel and Learning
Curve Thomas the Train Products and CARRERA Slot Cars and
Sets. Please feel free to contact us with any railroading
needs you have. If you are ever traveling on Interstate 57
then please stop by for a good meal and enjoy our trains in
full operation. We even have an engine with 2 cars that was
fabricated out of wood so that our patrons can enjoy their
meal while "riding" on a train.
On January 2, 2008 the restaurant was transferred to
Frank Charles. This was done so I can spend more time with
the hobby side of the business. Both businesses will remain
in their same location in interconnected buildings and a
close relationship will be maintained between both
businesses. Thank you for your patience during this period
Jim C. Kirk
Train Shop Is
Open By Appointment.
here 6 days a week,
shipping and receiving
To place an order please
call 1-800-324-0459 at any time and leave a message.
Your order will be confirmed before shipping. You may also fax your
order to 618-985-6622 or
E-mail us at
Mastercard, Visa, and American Express are accepted. Actual freight
An indirect signature is required to confirm receipt of your package. If
the value of the order exceeds $500 then a direct signature
is required. It is your responsibility to make arrangements to receive
your shipment. We do not charge a handling fee. Thank you
10 Days On All Returns - Must be in unopened boxes!
15% Restocking Fee. Shipping Charges Are Non-refundable
Your One Stop Shop
for LGB Trains and Carrera Slot Cars and Lionel Trains
Train Shop 2012
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