• Train Motors will be cheaper
    Mar 31, 2009, 0 Comments

    A lot of commotion around the net suggests that LEGO train fans are unhappy about the price of the new rechargeable battery box . Gladly, LEGO will offset this with a cheaper train motor, about 1/3 the...

  • Emerald Night and New Power Functions available at Shop@Home
    Mar 29, 2009, 0 Comments

    Many of the new Power Function Elements and the Emerald Night itself is now available for pre-order on the LEGO Shop@Home website.     A new Power Functions Kit includes...

  • Copenhagen Metropolitan Train
    Mar 29, 2009, 0 Comments

    Esbenkolind brings us the third version of his Danish S-Train. This version includes an increase in SNOT techniques along with some close coupling solutions. A very smooth looking inter-urban train! ...

  • Emerald Night Video and New Info
    Mar 28, 2009, 0 Comments

    The LEGO Group has sent along a few items of interest. First, a video for the new Emerald Night set, and second, new communications about the Power Functions Train line. Dear all, As a follow...

  • A Slew of New Rolling Stock
    Mar 27, 2009, 0 Comments

    Brickshelf user and LugPol member Al Freddo has updated his gallery with many well detailed rolling stock. Many good examples of how simple techniques can be used to good advantage.   ...

  • Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg
    Mar 26, 2009, 0 Comments

    While not exactly LEGO, this massive and highly detailed layout will provide LEGO train fans with lots of inspiration. If you are like me, you'll end up watching this video multiple times!

  • German Heavy Oil Car
    Mar 23, 2009, 0 Comments

    Brickshelf user Monteur brings us another detailed creation. This 7 wide German Oil Car (Schweroelwaggon Deutsche Bahn) uses lots of SNOT techniques and rivet detail. Very true to the prototype!

  • Power Functions Swiss Crocodile
    Mar 17, 2009, 0 Comments

    Brickshelf user goethestein has not only created a marvelous Swiss Crocodile Engine, but he has also incorporated elements from the Power Functions system. As we begin the transition to PF Trains, it is...

  • Mini Train Madness
    Mar 12, 2009, 0 Comments

    More and more mini scale trains are popping on Brickshelf . This one comes froms Brickshelf user Johanvande . Nice use of the ninja katana sword for the drive rod!      

  • Dark Green with Envy
    Mar 10, 2009, 0 Comments

    While trying to find some material to post this morning, I decided to dig into Brickshelf's archive. I marveled at Brickshelf user Gallery 's creations a few months back and even trainspotted them in...

  • Flickr LEGO Trains Group Challenge #1 Winners announced
    Mar 09, 2009, 0 Comments

    The winners of the first Flickr LEGO Trains Group Challenge have been announced. Congratulations to the winners! From Swoofty , one of the Flickr LEGO Train Group admins: The wait...

  • Burlington Zephyr
    Mar 09, 2009, 0 Comments

    Brickshelf user Danden has created a nicely engineered, shared bogie Zephyr. His close coupling solution features the use of macaroni bricks and small train wheels. Check out his folder for more great...

  • UP MKT (The KATY) Heritage Series
    Mar 06, 2009, 0 Comments

    Scott Wardlaw unveiled this fantastic 8 wide last month, but it is well worth a revisit. Excellent decal work. Check out more of Scott's creations here , or discuss this model over at LUGNET. ...

  • Emerald Night MOC
    Mar 05, 2009, 0 Comments

    While most of us outside of the Czech Republic can't get our hands on the new Emerald night set, that hasn't stopped Brickshelf user nexus7 from creating his own rendidition. Check out the boiler details!      

  • The Other Side of the Tracks
    Mar 03, 2009, 0 Comments

    Maciej Drwiega puts a different twist on the conventional Train MOC by presenting the last days of a flat car's life . Well Played.