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Everything You Need to Know About Wooden Railway

Everything You Need to Know About Wooden Railway

Wooden Railway play is a fantastic activity for the Train Mad kid in your life. If they really love it, Wooden Rail makes for fantastic birthday and special occasion gifts. There are so many different ways to expand your toy train set, you really can't ever have it all!... But, we can certainly try to help! Here's everything you need to know about owning a Wooden Railway...

How To Clean Wooden Train Tracks

Bigjigs Toys wooden train track is easy-peasy to clean. All it needs is a quick wipe down with a damp, soft cloth. Don't go too crazy with the water as using too much can spoil the wood. Stay clear of dishwashers and harsh scrubbing pads as these can damage the wood too!

How To Build A Wooden Train Track Layout

There are no rules to building a train track, just grab your pieces and get creative! Adding a few small low-cost pieces can completely transform a track. Try adding our 4-Way Turntable, Crossover, or Track Splitter to take your track to the next level.

What Is The Best Wooden Train Set?

All of our train sets offer different tracks and accessories to suit your needs. If you're unsure where to start, a simple set like our Figure of Eight Train Set is a great beginner's wooden train set. This will give you a foundation to build on for years to come!


What Train Sets Are Compatible with Bigjigs Rail?

All of our wooden train sets and wooden railway accessories are compatible with most other major wooden railway brands such as Brio, Thomas & Friends, IKEA, and more.


Will It Fit On My Table? 

Every train set and track layout is different so it's impossible to say exact dimensions, but the great thing about rail is it's fully customisable. Take any train set and build your own layout to suit your space and needs.


What Benefits Does It Give My Children?

Wooden railway sets aren't only great fun, but it also teaches your little ones valuable lessons. Playing with toy trains and tracks sparks and encourages youngsters creativity and imaginations. It's fantastic for developing fine and gross motor skills which helps with everything in life from writing to tying a shoelace.

Why Do Bigjigs Toys Love Trains?

There's something nostalgic about holding a wooden train in your hands! Wooden railways have lasted through modern-day technology and instant entertainment. Wooden train sets are timeless and continue to entertain children in the best screen-free way. 

Toy trains Don't have to be for independent play, they're also a great family activity. In fact, parents often enjoy taking part just as much as children. Wooden railway has endless play possibilities; it encourages children to create their own narrative and think outside the box. Every play session is different and new scenarios are created each time.

Railway play is great for everyone and you can find tracks and accessories to support any interest. We have some exciting ranges, including Fairies, Dinosaur, Farm and Pirate to name a few. It's easy and fun to expand your set and new accessories make great Birthday & Christmas gifts.

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