Bachmann Trains Thoroughbred HO Scale Electric Train Set

Bachmann Thoroughbred HO TrainThe Bachmann Thoroughbred HO scale electric train set is a good starter set for a teen or pre-teen who is interested in model railroading. It is fairly inexpensive and easy to set up. There is also an illustrated instruction manual. The speed controller is very kid-friendly—easy enough for even a small child to operate. However, the recommended age for this set is 14-15 years.

The Bachmann Thoroughbred train set comes with an F7 diesel locomotive, two freight cars, a caboose, and enough snap-fit E-Z Track to form a 47″ by 38″ oval. The locomotive has a headlight that really works. There is a power pack, speed controller, and illustrated instructions.

If it turns out that your teen enjoys the Thoroughbred train set, you can purchase additional track or add-on items, such as the E-Z Track crossing gate, later. Click the button below to add the Bachmann Trains Thoroughbred train set to your cart now.


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3 Responses to “Bachmann Trains Thoroughbred HO Scale Electric Train Set”

  1. These trains bring back memories of my childhood. My brother had some similar to this, and my neighbor had a huge train setup in his basement. These are not just for kids!

  2. I ALWAYS wanted a train set like this! Never got one though!

  3. That looks like so much fun! Wish I had a kid, so I could play trains … Your blog is a great resource. Thanks!