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A not so little bit of Lego trains
January 28, 2019
Regular readers of this blog will know I focus on traditional model railways, Hornby etc. But occasionally I like to play with other forms of tiny train, Lego
Mixing Hobbies: Trains, Lego & Gardens
April 12, 2018
I challenge you to watch this and not want a Lego steam train in your garden!
What model railway builders can learn from Lego
September 18, 2016
Don't laugh but model railways can learn a lot from Lego. Okay, not about realism or authenticism but about something perhaps more important.
2020 Review: LEGO City High-Speed Passenger Train 60051
December 27, 2015
While adult model train enthusiasts tend to focus on railways from Hornby, and the like and younger fans attention is drawn to Thomas and Brio, there's another
Lights, Camera, Trains, Lego, Action!
October 2, 2015
Watch in awe as trains load and unload coal on this huge, and frankly bonkers, computer controlled Lego railway. Is there anything it doesn't do?
Lego + Brio Wooden Trains = Super Toy Train
August 22, 2015
How to combine two childhood favourite toys to make one awesome train. All the fun of classic wooden trains with all the imagination and creativity of
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