LEGO City Trains: Passenger Train - 677 Pieces (60197)

Model Number: 6212492
Web Code: 12662950

Overview

Get on board and build this motorized passenger train by LEGO. This City Trains collection set includes a working engine with Bluetooth remote control, as well as cafe and passenger cars. Create a full circular track with the curved and straight rails, then add the train signal, buildable platform, minifigures, and accessories for a complete setup.
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  • Motorized and ready to move, the buildable passenger train even comes with its own track, platform, and Bluetooth remote control
  • Suitable for ages 6 to 12 years old
  • Includes 677 pieces
  • Set features a motorized engine with 10-speed Bluetooth remote control, opening nose cone, driver's cabin with a window that opens, 2 cars with removable roofs, seats, and tables, 16 curved and 4 straight rails for a full circular track, train signal, and a buildable platform that boasts 2 seats and a train service map
  • Includes 2 passengers, train conductor, and train attendant minifigures, along with 3 mugs, 3 muffins, a hot dog, croissant, messenger bag, and a suitcase with LEGO box inside for a fully immersive experience
  • Requires 10 AAA batteries (not included)
  • Passenger train with cars overall dimensions: Width: 69cm (27"); height: 11cm (4"); depth: 5cm (1")
  • Engine section overall dimensions: Width: 26cm (10"); height: 11cm (4"); depth: 5cm (1")
  • Platform overall dimensions: Width: 11cm (4"); height: 7cm (2"); depth: 6cm (2")
Collection/Theme
City Trains
Recommended Ages
6 Years - 12 Years
Number of Pieces
677
Battery Type
BATTERIES: 10 X AAA NOT INCLUDED

  • Enjoyable Introduction to Power Functions
    by Rister

    on October 8, 2019

    I've recently returned to the Lego hobby, and this was my first powered build. Aside from the fun of building a Lego set, actually playing with it and seeing the train run around the track was a real pleasure. Even combining extra tracks from the 60238 and 60205 sets really expands on this fun, despite needing a very sizeable space. I look forward to adding more trains, and powered sets to my collection.

    Review originally posted on shop.LEGO.com


  • Nice intro to mechanisation, so much potential
    by ChopperNZ

    on October 4, 2019

    I bought this set for my 6+ year old son - he'd been wanting it for some time. He was fine assembling the parts together to build each carriage and the locomotive, provided I kept and eye on him - picking up the odd missed part. (best not to have any other distractions in the background) The trouble started trying to get the remote control to authenticate with the hub controller, located in the locomotive, that runs the motor assembly. Given there is next to no written explanation in the provided assembly guides / instructions on what the various LED light colours mean (there are multiple colours to confuse you) on the Hub, it took more than 20 mins to get the remote controller to authenticate e.g. green LED on both the controller and the hub controller (Hub 88009). The motor unit is quite powerful, so much so, when going at full speed, the train derails itself spectacularly!! There is no sleep (automatic power down mode) so the Hub controller will drain a new set of AAA batteries doing nothing in a day if you don't shut it off - you won't find these instructions in the supplied documentation - tried Lego forums.) The real headache started when trying to authenticate the Apple IOS (iPAD) Powered Up App. App installed fine, but the user interface is seriously lacking - it becomes apparent from playing with the App that Lego don't get software and really need help writing a better user interface. (perhaps they got a 3rd party to write this one?) We tried multiple times to authenticate the Hub controller to the iPAD App, each time the App wanted to download new firmware to the Hub - that's OK, but being a slow Bluetooth connection it take 10-20 minutes (Patients is a virtue here). On three occasions the iPAD Powered Up App crashed during the download process, first at 88%, the second at 15% and the 3rd at 76%. After rebooting the iPAD it worked a 4th time - taking approximately 18 mins. Wow - way slow! Wasted over an hour!! (Be prepared for the App to crash and leave your train running - with no way to control it - the supplied remote controller needs to be re-authenticated - else grab the train and hold down the button for the Hub controller until shuts off.) When using the Apple IOS iPAD Powered Up App; selecting the 60197 soft button you get into the control buttons for the train set. Of which 3 are useful. The Rest seem to control future functions that don't exist (yet) - really disappointing as there looks to be some really fun features. Living in New Zealand the local retailers tend to be clueless on most of the Lego product range, let alone questions about why things don't work or where can I buy the other enhancements for the train set. Your only lifeline here are the various Lego forums. (Lego documentation is largely silent on the various functions on the 'green' Hub button let alone things you can buy to add extra fun.) There is a lot of potential here, Lego just doesn't seem to recognise the potential value - yet. But please fix a few things, 1st - the hub needs a simple power off button. 2nd it needs to go to sleep (power down) if it hasn't been used for more than 15 mins. AAA batteries aren't cheap!! And that Hub loves batteries like no tomorrow. 3rd, Where are the instructions on how to use and operate the 88009 Powered UP Hub? 4th, the Apple IOS Powered Up App needs a better user interface design, run faster and stability testing against common in-use Apple IOS releases 5th, Please thoroughly test your software (SW) and firmware (FW) - it's buggy - Writing great SW/FW isn't like designing and injection molding a plastic brick!! (Cautionary note - keep other Bluetooth devices away from the Hub and remote controller - things go a bit awry when they all get close together.) Last note, the build quality, look and feel of Lego blocks and the Lego system is second to none (just the SW needs some investment.)

    Review originally posted on shop.LEGO.com


  • Trains are cool
    by STEv5037

    on August 15, 2019

    This train is very cool to play with, but easy to put together.

    Review originally posted on shop.LEGO.com


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