LEGO Ideas: The Polar Express Achieves 10k Supporters


The latest LEGO Ideas project to reach 10k supporters on the platform is The Polar Express by Minibrick Productions. The iconic recreation of the beloved train, made famous by the 2004 animated film starring Tom Hanks, achieved support in only 55 days after launching. The project creator has also been a member of the 10k Members Club, with their previous project "The Last Airbender" having been rejected in the most recent 2020 Review Stage. You can see the full project description after the break.


This latest project joins: The Shire, the Hobbithole of Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, Among Us: The Skeld Detailed Map, The Office, Castle of Lord Afol and the Black Knights, The X-Files: I Want to Believe, The House of Chocolate, The Simpsons – The Krusty Burger, Asterix and Obelix, 4½-Litre 1927-31 Bentley ‘Blower’, Scania Next Generation S730, The Karate Kid “Wax On, Wax Off”, Hyrule Castle (The Legend of Zelda), Metroid: Samus Aran’s Gunship, NASA’s SLS & Artemis, Lego Bookends, Animal Crossing: New Horizons Paradise, Claus Toys, Baba Yaga, The Castle of Brickwood Forest, and The King's Castle as the projects to reach the First 2021 Review Stage.


The Polar Express


From the project creator:


All aboard! Tickets please!

Ride on the iconic Polar Express as it heads to the North Pole for Christmas! Based on the beloved film, this 1500 piece set includes 8 minifigures: Hero Boy, Hero Girl, Billy, the Know-It-All Kid, a Waiter, the Hobo, an Engineer, and the Conductor!

Many items from the movie make an appearance in this set, including the “Believe” Polar Express Ticket, Hero Boy’s bell, and the waving Snowman! There’s also Billy’s present, the Conductor’s watch, the Hobo's puppet, and much more!



The Polar Express itself features 4 components, each attached through magnetic bumpers: the Locomotive and Tender Car, a Coach Car, and an Observation Car. The Coach and Observation Cars both feature removable walls and roofs making play much easier! Recreate iconic scenes from the classic film, such as the Hot Chocolate song and the arrival at the North Pole!

This set is not only the perfect build for Christmas (you can run it around your tree!), but all throughout the year! Fans of the film and avid LEGO train collectors alike will adore this set! The Polar Express would make a fine addition to any LEGO city, big or small!

Well then, what are you waiting for? You coming?


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