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Questions about various tracks and track systems built from dedicated LEGO elements or individual bricks.

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How do you take apart the 4.5V Right Switch Track with White Ties?

I have part x879cx1, and its centrepiece that moves back and forth is broken (the lever snapped off, and a bit of the track on its lefthand side). Luckily I bought a bulk lot which had a loose one of ...
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Software to do Duplo train track layout?

Anyone know a way to create with a software DUPLO train track layout? The only thing I found is: http://www.anyrail.com/index_en.html It's a bit overkill for what I need and it's $US60, although ...
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How does The LEGO Group view 3D printed parts?

I own a 3D Printer, and depending on the legality, I may or may not have 3D printed some straight tracks. Because why not? As these parts are, hypothetically, printing, I think to myself "what ...
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How to overcome a roller coaster track gap of a length of 1 or 2?

I'm creating a roller coaster MOC with a looping based on the Creater Expert set #10261. All track pieces have a length of 8 or 16. However due to my looping I have an offset of 6. To reconnect my ...
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Is there any difference in the power, wheel, and track technology between 2018 trains and 2022 trains?

LEGO came out with 60197 City Passenger Train and 60198 City Cargo Train in 2018. Much more recently they released very similar sets 60337 City Express Passenger Train and 60336 City Freight Train. ...
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Choosing scale for train models: what scale is "L-gauge"?

So, after being a LEGO fan for 40+ years, I'd like to try my luck at building some scale models of train sets (for example, an ICE 2). In planning my build, I ran into some difficulties or doubts ...
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Do Duplo trains fit Megablock train tracks?

Do Duplo trains fit Megablock train tracks (given in the picture)? Note that all the Megablock 2x2, 2x4, etc blocks fit Duplo. I just have never heard about Megablock train tracks' compatibility.
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Digital tool for roller coaster physics

I'm currently working on a roller coaster MOC with a looping. I started physically building the MOC but quickly recognised that it is quite a mess to build something, tear it down rebuild it, etc. ...
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Lego track switch doesn't close properly

Just two weeks ago, my kid got a 60198 cargo train and we added a set of 60238 switching tracks. With two (out of three) switches we have the problem that the switch doesn't close properly anymore to ...
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12V LEGO train tracks splinter

I have an older 12V LEGO train (several actually) but of course the rubber tires wore out long ago. The trains still run quite well (I even used them as a motor parts in some Technic designs), but the ...
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Electric train set not working - even though the light is on

My son just received an old LEGO 9V electric train (no model numbers or instructions) from a family member. I've set it up and turned it on. It lights up but when I put one of the trains or just the ...
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Looking for older conducting train tracks

I have an old 9V era (1991-2006) train set that has conducting tracks. Is there a place that I can buy conducting tracks? Obviously I have trolled eBay, Amazon and internet without success. I can buy ...
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Train track design [duplicate]

I have some old lego train tracks from 1984 set: 7715 and I would like to use them with my latest Lego train set: 60197 to increase the size of my layout, are these tracks compatible? or can they be ...
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Is the Lego Duplo Track System being discontinued?

Our child recently got the Duplo train starter set 10507 as a gift. The box indicates an extension pack with more tracks, so I was confident our child would be able to extend the (sorry) somewhat ...
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How create a custom Roller Coaster? Where I can get the track pieces?

For some random reason, I watch some videos on YouTube showing a "Roller Coaster" built using Lego. I never enjoy to follow Lego instruction, and I always prefer to build something my own, mixing any ...
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How to connect chain links in LDD to make tank tracks

I need help trying to connect chain links (in LDD) around a set of idlers and drive wheels. This is to be used on a tank design, and therefore is not using actual chain. It is using "Chain Link m=1" ...
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Narrow gauge train wheels metal axle?

Anyone know some way, (or someone that makes a mod) to make narrow gauge wheels that actually roll fast? Something similar to the metal axle trucks that are used for standard gauge trains.
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How can I build a brick-built monorail track?

LEGO haven’t released a new monorail set since the 90s, and the track parts that were made are very expensive and hard to find. I am interested in building a brick-built alternative. I am ...
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What part in LEGO digital designer can be used for a tank track?

I'm using LEGO digital designer to model a LEGO tank. I don't seem to find parts that can be used to make the tank track and the inside wheels; I found a "caterpillar belt" but no wheels that can fit ...
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What kind of track is the Emerald Night set compatible with?

According to What different types of lego train tracks exist?, there have been many different kinds of LEGO track. Which kind of track can I purchase that will be compatible with this train?
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Do regular Lego trains fit onto Duplo tracks?

I have a small kid and a bunch of LEGO Duplo train track. (Like what's in this set.) Would "grown up" sets, like the Emerald Night or Maersk trains, work on that track? They look pretty close (the ...
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Best set to build a tracked vehicle?

I want to build a tracked "all-terrain" vehicle myself (MOC), which should have the ability to climb over obstacles. Something alike https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXVO-wbWKxo Now I'm looking for ...