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LEGO CITY High-speed Passenger Train
( Lego Systems, Inc. $149.99 Score: )

Our tester was very excited to see the reintroduction of a train set to LEGO. Modeled on a European high-speed train with three train cars, track and a remote control device that has 7 speeds. The set includes a IR-Receiver, a Motor and a Battery Box. The high speed train has side doors that open as well as the front for loading engineer and passengers. This was not a Platinum winner because at high speeds the train does not stay on the track. This was disappointing. Perhaps with a larger track and less tight turns, the train can be run faster. It simply does not work as easily as we hoped it would and needs a lot of tweeking to keep it going. That said, our tester still felt challenged with the build and liked running the train at less than full speed. Compatible with the new Train Station set. 6-12 years.

Age: Early School Years, Later School Years, Tweens. Review Published: Click here to purchase the product on

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