There is no grander site than that of a magnificent Christmas Tree Train Set snaking its way around a fully decorated Christmas tree. Its the type of thing that provokes wonder and amazement in all people young and old.
It adds something very special to the Christmas season, for the adults it may take them back to the Christmas tree train sets that were found in many homes in the 50”s and 60”s, for the young it is a source of wonder and will have their imagination running wild with joy.
Whether it is one of your more traditional Lionel polar express train sets or the fun and beautiful Disney sets it is a great addition to your Christmas decorations and you can form a family tradition. In fact the famous train creator Joshua Lionel Cowen is credited with developing the first Christmas tree train set which was a display in his store front window. It wasn’t too long before people started inquiring as to how they could get their own set to place around their Christmas Tree.
They are now readily available in a wide range of themes, not only can you place them around the bottom of the tree, but as pictured to the right you can also now buy sets which are suspended in the tree itself.
Some of the more popular sets are outlined below
All Aboard the Hogwarts Express(tm)! any fan of the Harry Potter series or Lionel Train sets is going to be absolutely delighted with this gem of a Christmas tree train set. This Five piece O gauge train comprised of three coaches, steam locomotive and tender comes complete with working headlights, train whistle, puffing smoke and internal lighting.
By any standards this is an exceptional train and marks the famous and respected Lionel train company”s first foray into British train models. Beautiful to look at and made of exceptional quality, this Christmas tree train set is perfect for both the collector, the Harry Potter fans as well as a great entry level train to get your children involved in the magical world of train sets.
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, he is almost as Christmas as Santa Claus himself!
This extremely cute Christmas tree train set comes with a whopping 12 feet of train track!
Recommended for ages 8 and up this delightful train set has a wonderful festive feel and will look great around your Christmas tree, just watch your family and friends faces light up as they watch the train circle the tree to the tunes of Rudolph the red nosed reindeer, great fun for the whole family.
This is without a doubt the creme de la creme of Christmas tree train sets.
Inspired by the Christmas classic “Polar Express” book and movie, this beautifully crafted Christmas tree train set is extremely easy to assemble, beautiful to look at and comes backed with a myriad of features including, fluid movement puffing smoke, realistic sounding train whistles and many features such as large accelerator handles to make them friendly for children to operate.
This is without a doubt the number one rated Christmas Tree Train Set we have ever come across, do yourself a favour and get it!
The Wonder and joy a Disney train set around your Christmas tree can provide, particularly for your children, is priceless. This officially licensed Disney product may not be the greatest preforming set in the world, the tracks could use some work, but it is one of the prettiest and most fun.
The beautifully crafted figurine of a waving Mickey Mouse is accompanied by the equally beautiful figures of Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto and of course Minnie Mouse. This is the ultimate Christmas tree train set for any Disney fan, young children or the young at heart.
So whilst the track on this particular set leaves much to be desired, the train itself and its colorful passengers are a delight which look amazing circling your Christmas tree this holiday season.
Feature include realistic train noises, jingle bells sound track, LED spotlight on the front of the train and programmable running times and intervals.