My top 3 LEGO City trains

One of the corners of LEGO adult-fandom I really enjoy is LEGO trains: there’s something immensely satisfying to me about building and then running your own trains. These are my favourite LEGO City trains!

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To open LEGO, or not to open

I see a lot of messages on LEGO forums and Facebook groups from AFOLs (Adult Fans Of LEGO) asking whether they should open a box, or save it to sell on.

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What LEGO train fans can learn from model railways

LEGO track geometry and all of those square-edged bricks can feel very restraining to newcomers to LEGO train modeling: how do you go about creating something that looks realistic and natural? There’s a (smallish) collection of LEGO fans who love building LEGO train layouts (or “L-gauge”, as it’s known); I’d class myself as one of […]

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LEGO track geometry

LEGO track geometry may not sound exciting, but it presents some limitations for the LEGO train fan.

Most LEGO train sets you receive contain a simple loop, or a loop with a single siding, and aren’t overly inspiring, but with a little knowledge and inspiration, more complex layouts can be achieved – great for LEGO train displays, or just your city at home.

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LEGO cow looking at a pond

Lessons from displaying at a LEGO show

Lessons from a public LEGO display – what works well at LEGO exhibitions, and what didn’t work well!

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