Best Lego Train Sets 2020

by Last Updated: Sep 14, 2020All Legos, Featured

Lego train sets are very popular. And just like car Lego models, they are the favorite Lego sets for many boys. In case you prefer cars over trains, check out my other car Lego models article on this blog. And if you prefer trains, read on this article, as I’m going to list the top 6 Lego City train sets that you can currently buy.

Here we go to my reviews:

Lego City Passenger Train 60197


Lego City Passenger Train Set


The first Lego train set on my list is a pretty large train model. It contains 677 pieces and it also features a 10-speed Bluetooth remote control. Using it you can operate the train, as it is motorized. Besides the train, this set includes configurable circular track, signals and platform. It includes 4 minifigures, too: a train conductor, a train attendant and 2 passengers. This set is an ideal gift for both boys and girls of the age 6-12 that like trains.

Lego City Cargo Train 60198


Lego City Cargo Train Set


The second Lego City train set on my list is another remote-controlled train model. It is the largest & the highest-valued set on this list, as it consists of 1,226 Lego bricks. It includes 4 cars, a cargo train, an armored truck, rail tracks and a control center. It also includes 6 mini figures: a crook, a security officer and 4 train workers. The locomotive is motorized and can be operated with a remote control. This set includes a high number of Lego train tracks; actually, there are 32 of them. In my opinion, this set would be a perfect Christmas gift for boys who are 6 years old or older. And if you are looking for a different Lego City cargo train set, check out my other article in which I have compared this set with another Lego cargo train set as well.

Lego City High-Speed Passenger Train 60051


Lego Train Set


This is an older version of the first set on this list. The main difference is that this train is not yellow, but white. It is remote-controlled too and it is compatible with all the other sets mentioned in this article. The train features removable roofs on cars and locomotive. It also includes 3 minifigures, a traveler, a cyclist and a train driver. Each curved rail track is 5 inches long. The whole kit contains 610 pieces and is ideal for a kid of the age 6-12, like most of the other sets on this list.

Lego City Switch Tracks 60238


Lego Switch Tracks


This Lego set is a complementary one because it includes neither a train, nor a locomotive. It includes only tracks that you can use to extend another train set. It includes 2 switch tracks and 4 curved tracks. So, this Lego kit can be used together with other original Lego sets. In total, this small set consists of just 8 parts. I recommend buying this set as an add-on to another train set that contains the train.

Lego City Tracks 60205


Lego Train Tracks Set


This set is another additional train track Lego set on my list. It contains 20 pieces and all of them are train tracks. Mainly, they are 8 flexible tracks, 8 straight tracks and 4 curved tracks. This Lego set, just like the other one mentioned above it, is an ideal Lego model as an addition to another train building kit. So, if you are buying your kids a set from this list, consider adding one of these two to your cart as well. Your kids will appreciate it, as they will have more railway Lego tracks to play with.

Lego Creator Expert Crocodile Locomotive 10277


Lego Crocodile Locomotive


The last set on my list is another train building kit, but this time it is not a Lego City set. Instead, it is a Lego Creator Expert theme set (if you want to see more Lego Creator Expert models, check out my other article with Lego Creator car sets). I wanted to include it in this list too, because it is a very nice addition to all Lego trains sets.

I recommend this detailed historical locomotive train Lego replica for all railway enthusiasts. It includes every possible detail like, for example, pantographs and side rods. It also comes with two minifigures. This building set consists of 1,271 pieces and the final model is 20.5 inches (52 cm) long, 6 inches (15 cm) high and 3.5 inches (9 cm) wide.

And this is the end of my list. If your kids love trains, consider one of the first 3 sets mentioned in this list. Also, consider the #4 and #5, the train tracks sets, using which you can extend your rail tracks. If you like vintage trains, consider the last one from my list. If I was buying a train set for my children, I would definitely combine at least 2 of them, as I would buy them the additional track sets to have more fun.
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Author: Andrej

Lego enthusiast, big Lego Technic fan. I have been blogging about Lego since 2017, when I started this blog. When I’m not writing an article for this blog or building a Lego set, I’m probably riding my bike. You can find out more about me here.

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