Harry Potter Hogwarts Express G-Gauge Train Set is a great holiday gift idea! G-Gauge train sets are often referred to as Garden train sets, though in actuality, these trains can be used either indoors or out.
Lionel Harry Potter Hogwarts Express Train Set – G-Gauge
They are larger than most model or toy trains, which makes them perfect for use in a garden for smaller children.
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Harry Potter Hogwarts Express G-Gauge Train Set
The Harry Potter Hogwarts Express G-Gauge Train Set by Lionel is a large model train that is a perfect Harry Potter collection.
This G-Train set can be played alone, be used under a Christmas tree, or be used in that indoor or outdoor garden as a point of interest.
Features of this train include:
- Detailed G-Gauge locomotive
- Authentic train sounds (bells and whistles)
- Working headlight
- Detailed passenger car and rolling stock
- Fixed knuckle coupler
- Remote control with clearly marked buttons allows the train to go forward and backward, sound the bell and whistles
- Made of plastic
While the Lionel Harry Potter Hogwarts Express G-Gauge Train Set is obviously designed to be a toy for children who like trains, with some repainting and few modification it also makes a nice train to add to a train collection, or for an adult to use in a garden to add interest.
It does have an automatic shut off, that shuts the train off if left on 10 minutes without the train running on the track.
Most consumers like this Harry Potter train and give it good reviews.
Features users like most include:
- Size – Its large size makes it ideal for small children to run and to watch.
- Fits Around a Christmas Tree – whether given as a gift, or used as a part of a Christmas display being able to run this train on the track around the tree makes the holiday more special.
- Sturdy – Despite being plastic, this train is really quite sturdy, which makes it a great starter train for kids.
A few adults have purchased this train for themselves and have stated that, while this is plastic train and not of the highest quality, it can be used in a garden or even as part of a train collection with a few modifications.
So it is not only a great starter train for kids, but also may be a nice fairly inexpensive train for some collectors especially if they are Harry Potter fans.
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