- Published in issue 1/2020 on page 106
Lego Electronic Train Set from 1968
50 years on, electronic toys still fascinate
A childhood dream and unachievable to most: A Lego Electronic Train set as it was launched commercially in the sixties. A whistle, and the locomotive started running. And these small boxes still work today. But what’s inside the boxes and what design roads did the developers take at that time? And ... is it also possible to rebuild it? And if so, why?