More Official Images and Product Descriptions of LEGO City Passenger Train (60197) and Cargo Train (60198)

LEGO’s servers have recently uploaded several official images of two of the much awaited LEGO train sets, allowing us to have a closer look at their respective play features. Set descriptions of the LEGO City Passenger Train (60197) and Cargo Train (60198) are now uploaded at shop.LEGO.com with a release date of August 1st.

These latest train set offerings both features the new, 2.0 Power Up motorized engine operated by a 10-speed Bluetooth remote control. The cool part is that you can also control these new LEGO train sets using the Powered Up app available both for Apple and Android phones and tablets. The LEGO City Passenger Train (60197) will retail for $159.99 USD, while the LEGO City Cargo Train (60198) will sell for $229.99 USD. Check out the following images and product description below.

LEGO City Passenger Train (60197)

677 pieces; $159.99USD

Travel around LEGO® City in the comfortable Passenger Train!

Climb aboard the LEGO® City 60197 Passenger Train! This fun set features a motorized engine with 10-speed Bluetooth remote control and opening nose cone, driver’s cabin with opening window, 2 cars with removable roofs, seats and tables, a full circular track with 16 curved and 4 straight rails, plus a buildable platform with 2 seats and train service map, train signal and 4 LEGO minifigures.

  • Includes 4 LEGO® minifigures: 2 passengers, a train conductor and a train attendant.
  • Features a motorized engine with 10-speed Bluetooth remote control and opening nose cone, pantograph on the roof and driver’s cabin with opening window and control panel, plus a café car with removable roof and tables, and a passenger car with removable roof, seats and tables.
  • Also includes a platform with 2 seats and train services map, a full circular track with 16 curved rails and 4 straight rails, plus a buildable train signal pole.
  • Accessory elements include 3 mugs, 3 muffins, a hot dog, croissant, messenger bag and a suitcase with LEGO® box inside.
  • Lift off the roof to access the passenger train cabins filled with cool details.
  • Operate the train with the 10-speed Bluetooth remote control.
  • Drive to the platform and pick up or unload passengers.
  • Set the rails in different ways to fit your city’s style.
  • This product requires batteries (not included). Please refer to the product packaging for types and quantities.
  • The included Bluetooth remote is not compatible with older infrared remote-controlled LEGO® train sets.
  • Passenger Train with cars measures over 4” (11cm) high, 27” (69cm) long and 1” (5cm) wide.
  • Engine section measures over 4” (11cm) high, 10” (26cm) long and 1” (5cm) wide.
  • Platform measures over 2” (7cm) high, 4” (11cm) wide and 2” (6cm) deep.

 

LEGO City Cargo Train (60198)

1,226 pieces; $229.99USD

Haul goods through LEGO® City on the Cargo Train!

Load up the powerful LEGO® City 60198 Cargo Train and deliver the goods on time! This cool LEGO City set features a motorized engine with 10-speed Bluetooth remote control, accessible driver’s cabin, a crane wagon with rotating and extendable boom arm, container wagon with 2 containers, and a log wagon, plus an armored truck with opening doors, and a forklift with opening roll cage and lifting forks. This cool LEGO train set also includes a full circular track with 16 curved rails, 16 straight rails and a railroad switch with lever, plus a control center with ladder and 2 buildable pallets with money bills, gold bar elements, a snow scooter and 6 LEGO minifigures.

  • Includes 6 LEGO® minifigures: 4 train workers, a security officer and a crook.
  • Features a motorized engine with 10-speed Bluetooth remote control, pantograph on the opening roof, and driver’s cabin with control panel.
  • Also features a log wagon, crane wagon with rotating and extendable boom arm, and a container wagon with 2 containers with hooks on the roof for loading and space for pallets.
  • Includes a control center with ladder and signal lights, a full circular toy train track with 16 curved rails, 16 straight rails and a railroad switch with lever, a money transport truck with opening doors, and a working forklift with opening roll cage.
  • Accessory elements include a wrench, 12 gold bar elements and 4 money bills, plus 2 buildable pallets, 3 logs and snow scooter.
  • Open the roof to access the engine car filled with cool details.
  • Operate the cargo train with the 10-speed Bluetooth remote control.
  • Lift and load logs onto the log wagon with the crane’s rotating arm and hook.
  • Push the lever on the railroad switch to drive the train to a different track for loading or unloading.
  • Load pallets into the containers with the forklift before lifting them onto the container wagon with the crane.
  • Set up the tracks in different configurations to load or offload cargo around your city.
  • This product requires batteries (not included). Please refer to the product packaging for type and quantities.
  • The included Bluetooth remote is not compatible with older infrared remote-controlled LEGO® train sets.
  • Cargo Train in total measures over 4” (11cm) high, 32” (82cm) long and 2” (6cm) wide.
  • Engine measures over 4” (11cm) high, 10” (27cm) long and 2” (6cm) wide.
  • Log wagon measures over 1” (5cm) high, 5” (15cm) long and 2” (6cm) wide.
  • Crane wagon measures over 4” (10cm) high, 8” (22cm) long and 1” (5cm) wide.
  • Container wagon measures over 3” (9cm) high, 7” (18cm) long and 1” (5cm) wide.
  • Armored truck measure over 2” (6cm) high, 6” (15cm) long and 2” (6cm) wide.
  • Control center measures over 8” (21cm) high, 3” (8cm) wide and 4” (12cm) deep.
  • Forklift measures over 2” (7cm) high, 2” (5cm) wide and 4” (12cm) deep.

 

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Author: Albert Balanza

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One thought on “More Official Images and Product Descriptions of LEGO City Passenger Train (60197) and Cargo Train (60198)”

  1. Glad to see using a “smart device” is optional. Although, I wonder if doing so provides additional features not available to the included controller.

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