LEGO Ideas The Orient Express Train 21344 Review

Last Updated on November 18, 2023 by Lisa D. Marsh

The iconic LEGO Orient Express Train 21344Orient Express Train 21344 has been listed on the LEGO website and is set to release on December 1, 2023.

The set is a model of an iconic world-class luxury train. A paragon of French luxury and an engineering marvel for railroad fans over the world. 

Orient Express Train 21344 Review 

Key Features 

  • Age: 18+
  • Pieces: 2540
  • Set No: 21344
  • Minifigures: 8
  • Theme: Ideas
  • Price: $299.99
  • Release Date: December 1, 2023
  • Dimensions: H: 5″ (12cm) W: 4″ (8cm) D: 46″ (116cm)

The LEGO Orient Express Train 21344LEGO Orient Express Train 21344 offers interpretations of the train’s most refined features, along with 8 new character minifigures to provide endless play and display possibilities.

LEGO fans can now hark back to the golden age of train travel as they build this stunning display model.

The set is an ideal gift for lovers of trains, travel and history, and features brick-built versions of the locomotive, tender, dining-car and sleeping-car, plus train tracks. 

It also features removable roofs for easy viewing of the many authentic interior details of the dining-car and sleeping-car, including the inlaid panels and a mirror effect above the bed in the sleeping-car’s first-class room.

Orient Express Train 21344

The Orient Express TrainOrient Express Train model also comes with 8 LEGO minifigures, including a duchess, conductor, train driver, waiter, railway station manager, scientist, writer and film director.

It also comes with assorted accessories and a buildable baggage cart including the tender, dining-car (voiture-restaurant) and sleeping-car (voiture-lits), each with removable roofs to view the interiors, and the locomotive, plus train tracks. 

Other authentic details include inlaid panels and a mirror effect above the bed in the sleeping-car’s first-class room, an OE backgammon board, exterior decoration displaying the Paris–Istanbul route, and more.

The model measures over 4.5 in. (12 cm) high, 46 in. (116 cm) long and 3 in. (8 cm) wide and will make a nice birthday present or holiday gift to train enthusiasts or lovers of travel and history.

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