Ride the rails with Build the Train, and construct a 2-foot-long rolling train model.
Get ready to ride to the rails with the newest title in the best-selling Build the… series: Build the Train! This interactive guide features trains from around the globe and comes with a tuck box containing pre-cut pieces to build a beautifully artworked 19th-century steam train with moving wheels. Learn all about trains, their history and engineering—from steam to high-speed—including how each different type of engine works and the variety of trains that exist around the world. Discover how steam engines work, the difference between electric and diesel, and how different countries are creating trains with higher speeds and increased capacities. This wonderful book captures the romance of trains and combines it with interesting information on the nuts and bolts behind train travel.
52 colorful illustrations will show you everything what you ever wanted to know about trains, their history and their future.