Attention locomotive enthusiasts! If you haven’t already gotten into the world of LEGO, I am pretty confident that LEGO’s latest train set is going to make you fall in love with LEGO. Trainheads, meet the LEGO Ideas The Orient Express Train (21344) Building Set.
Step into the era of opulent travel with the LEGO Ideas Orient Express, a stunning homage to the legendary luxury train that graced Europe’s tracks from 1883 to 1977. This 2,540-piece marvel celebrates the Orient Express’s 140th anniversary, encapsulating the elegance of its main locomotive, tender, dining, and sleeping cars in intricate brick detail.
Builders are treated to removable roofs, offering a peek into meticulously crafted interiors, along with 8 LEGO minifigures depicting diverse passengers, conductors, chefs, and staff. Adorned with destination decorations from its original route, this set immerses enthusiasts in the train’s historical journey.
Crafted by LEGO fan Thomas Lajon through the LEGO Ideas program, this creation earned real-life manifestation following votes from 10,000 supporters.
When completed, this build and display collectible train model measures an impressive 116 cm long (46 in.), 8 cm (3 in.) wide, and 12 cm (4.5 in.).
The LEGO Ideas The Orient Express Train (21344) Building Set is scheduled for release on December 01, 2023, through LEGO Stores and LEGO.com, for $299.99.