• Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary...
    Jul 14, 2010, 0 Comments

    Ah summer, a fine time to get out, enjoy the fine weather, and run your trains around the garden. See more on Timmy's adventure here. A word of caution, I've heard the sun's UV rays will break down ABS,...

  • Sava Railways Instructions Collection #2
    Jul 13, 2010, 0 Comments

    Sava Railways has once again unlocked the company vault, and four new Sava Railways steam engine blueprints can now be purchased at SRW Locomotive Works. These blueprints are of a Double Porter 2-4-0+0-4-2...

  • Beautiful Buffer
    Jul 09, 2010, 0 Comments

    Flickr user Karwick presents a wonderfully detailed Steel Buffer-Stop for use at the end of rail line spurs. Details like this, in my opinion, are what model railroading is all about.  I love to see...

  • Powered narrow gauge truck
    Jul 04, 2010, 0 Comments

    Matt H. just tipped me off to this fantastic truck design by Space2310. Probably about as small as you can make a powered truck. It's narrowgauge too! For two studs between the rails. But it is not just...

  • Brickworld 2010 You should have been there.
    Jun 25, 2010, 0 Comments

    So Brickworld 2010 has come and gone. This was the fourth year for the event and it was just as awesome as ever. For us train fans there were several highlights. Scott Wardlaw brought his amazing Union...

  • annoucement from lego
    Jun 19, 2010, 0 Comments

    Hi LEGO Fans, the LEGO Community Development would like to know which of the already existing elements would be needed most urgently in missing colors. Some optimism presumed the number one of the resulting...

  • Layout software - BlueBrick 1.6.1 Update
    Jun 16, 2010, 0 Comments

    On behalf of Alex MacKenna and Alban Nanty Original post from Eurobricks. Hello all, at this point you might be asking... "why should I download it... what are the new features?" As I am not sure that...

  • LEGO City Passenger Train on US S@H
    Jun 13, 2010, 0 Comments

    The new LEGO Passenger Train set is now available from Shop at Home for customers in the US, priced at $129.99 USD and with 669 elements. This set makes use of the Power Functions transmitter and receiver....

  • E is for Electric
    Jun 12, 2010, 0 Comments

    Peter Norman, or swoofty over on Flickr, has announced a new contest for the Flickr LEGO Train MOCs group.  The rules are pretty simple - build a purely electric locomotive.  You've got until July 31st...

  • Fana’Briques, Rosheim, France
    Jun 10, 2010, 0 Comments

    Fana’Briques is both a LUG (LEGO User Group) and an annual event held since 2006 in Rosheim, France. The event is special in that way it is purposely open to foreign people. Rosheim is not far from the...

  • Tooting my own whistle
    Jun 10, 2010, 0 Comments

    full gallery I think I’ve built my masterpiece, I doubt I’ll ever be able to top this one. Just over a year ago, after the Emerald Night came out I decided to build a better Pacific. My chosen...

  • National Train Show 2010 - Milwaukee, WI
    Jun 09, 2010, 0 Comments

    Just a reminder to everyone who will be in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area in July, that the 2010 National Train Show is coming up in just over a month.  This year is the National Model Railroad Association's...

  • Open Sesame!
    Jun 04, 2010, 0 Comments

    I thought that Carl Geartrix's working TPO car was cool, and just yesterday I wrote about Mike Pianta's hopper with working suspension.  Today, I was pleased to see Eurobricks user Esben Kolind's Commuter...

  • Victorian Railways GJF Bogie Grain Hopper
    Jun 03, 2010, 1 Comment

    Mike Pianta (Scruffulous on Flickr) presents his wonderful Victorian Railways GJF Bogie Grain Hopper. In addition to the eye-popping color and well-executed decals, this piece of rolling stock also...

  • New train sightings
    May 26, 2010, 0 Comments

    Everyone here at RB has been so busy preparing for shows of one kind or another that a few big bits squeeked out. I'm sure you've already got your copy of the Toy Story train (some great parts in there)....