• National Train Day -- May, 10 2008
    May 06, 2008, 0 Comments

    On May 10, 1869, in Promontory Summit, Utah, the “golden spike” was driven into the final tie that joined 1,776 miles of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railways, ceremonially creating...

  • New Train Buffers Coming?
    Apr 08, 2008, 0 Comments

    Recently, LEGO updated their Online Pick-A-Brick website and a few new items appeared, most notably, a new train buffer design. The new items have since been removed. Speculation has abounded both...

  • Instructions Submissions Now Open
    Mar 26, 2008, 0 Comments

    RAILBRICKS is now accepting instructions submissions for inclusion on the RAILBRICKS website.We hope to eventually provide the largest repository of train related LEGO build instructions available...

  • LEGO Train Communication III
    Mar 25, 2008, 0 Comments

    From the LEGO Group:Dear all,As promised in the second communication from the 6th of December last year, we will give you the latest information and decisions regarding the development of the new train...

  • RAILBRICKS Issue 2
    Feb 15, 2008, 0 Comments

    RAILBRICKS issue 2 can be downloaded from following links: Single file download: (13.5 mb - Adobe Reader 5.0 or greater) mirror 1 mirror 2 mirror 3 Multi-file download: (6.9 mb each - Adobe...

  • LEGO Power Functions Open Source Documentation
    Jan 25, 2008, 0 Comments

    LEGO has given RailBricks the open source documentation to the new Power Fucntions protocols. If I read this documentation right, the Power Functions IR reciever already has stepped power adjustment built...

  • LEGO 9V Train Communication Part 2
    Dec 07, 2007, 0 Comments

    Dear all, As promised in the first communication from the 1st of October we, are informing you of decisions regarding the development of the new LEGO Power Functions train system. Using all the valuable...

  • RAILBRICKS Issue 1
    Oct 01, 2007, 0 Comments

    RAILBRICKS issue 1 can be downloaded from one of the following links:(6.37 mb: Adobe Reader 5.0 or greater) http://www.railbricks.com/media/railbricks_1.pdf http://www.indylug.org/downloads/railbricks_1.pdf http://www.freelug.org/Railbricks/railbricks_1.pdf   On...