• Down at the Train Station
    Dec 31, 2011, 0 Comments

    Let's start the new year off right with two of the prettiest train stations you're likely to see in LEGO. First up we have this great little station by my fellow PennLUG friend Chris Edwards.   Chris...

  • Mountain Engines
    Dec 30, 2011, 1 Comment

    Not one, but two models based on Snowdon Mountain Railway locomotives! Geoff Abell's 10 wide model represents SMR number 4 Snowdon  Snowdon was one of 5 locos built for the line's opening in 1896...

  • Polish PKP ST43 Diesel
    Dec 23, 2011, 0 Comments

    Diesels and European trains are not my usual area of interest but when they look this good who wouldn't take notice. Maciej Drwięga brings us this beautiful rendition of a Polish PKP ST43 diesel.     Here...

  • Sava Railways Scenic Tours 2012 LEGO® Train Calendar
    Dec 16, 2011, 0 Comments

    From his Flikr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/savatheaggie/6519784221/   www.lulu.com/product/calendar/sava-railways-2012-lego%C2%...$17.50 Help support RAILBRICKS, the brick railroading magazine,...

  • Who wants to fly when you can ride the train?
    Dec 11, 2011, 2 Comments

    Even birds know that trains are better than flying. At PennLUGs most recent display for LEGO Kidsfest Hartford a bird who was making it's home in the convention center found our train layout pretty...

  • From station to station | Back to Düsseldorf City | Meet Iggy Pop...
    Dec 09, 2011, 2 Comments

    A couple of years ago, at the Brickish Association Christmas party at Legoland Windsor, David Tabner tested out his small PF Miniland scale locomotive. This year Stephan Sander brought his DB VT11.5 Trans...

  • Gallagher's Roads
    Dec 08, 2011, 0 Comments

    Mike Gallagher, whose road work was featured in RAILBRICKS Issue #4, has posted LDR files of his brick-built road sections.  The files, and a gallery of the various roads, can be found at his website,...

  • ME Models Rails Update
    Dec 07, 2011, 1 Comment

    From their monthly newsletter:   Many of our customers have asked, when will you have the quad length and curved rails back in stock? The honest answer is, we are working non-stop with several...

  • Hispabrick and Brickissue LEGO Train related articles
    Dec 06, 2011, 0 Comments

    Hi fellow brakemen, Unless you are a complete monomaniac LEGO trainhead, you probably read not only RailBricks magazine but also other LEGO magazines such BrickJournal. So, you also probably noticed...

  • Steam Train can be punk.
    Dec 06, 2011, 0 Comments

    Hi Railroad Engineers, I do not know if the previous post "Train is in the air" has inspired the Steampunk Rock and Roll Contest but the play on words is very good. I really wonder if I could enter...

  • Weekday Inspiration
    Nov 30, 2011, 0 Comments

    Something to look at during lunch break: The Diesel Shop www.thedieselshop.us From the website:          Even though the website has evolved significantly...

  • Hello From Michigan
    Nov 16, 2011, 0 Comments

    My name is Colin Redner, and I am the newest member of the RAILBRICKS blogging team. I live in the U.S., in rural Michigan. I am not an active member in any LUG, because of my location far away from any...

  • RAILBRICKS Turns 4!
    Oct 26, 2011, 4 Comments

    This month marks the fourth anniversary of the RAILBRICKS magazine. Few people know how this all started, so I thought that it might be good to recount a little history of this project. I registered...

  • RAILBRICKS Issue 10 Available Now!
    Oct 19, 2011, 2 Comments

    RAILBRICKS Issue 10 is now available for download.  The new issue features stories covering some fan events from the past summer, as well as tips and building instructions.  This issue also marks...

  • BlueBrick 1.7.0 Available for Download
    Oct 06, 2011, 0 Comments

    Alban Nanty, creator of the layout design software, BlueBrick, has released a new version. He lists the following updated features: "It contains 12 bug fix (including 3 crash bugs) and all these new...