Work In Progress: New custom LEGO passenger train MOC
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Work In Progress: New custom LEGO passenger train MOC

October 18, 2019


everybody this is a quick look at a very
very very incomplete very new work-in-progress will custom passenger
train that I started working on just because I randomly got inspiration that
popped into my head to work on another passenger train I’ve been wanting to do
something that looked a little bit slower than my others for some time
possibly something flat-fronted but I didn’t want to get too boring and basic
with it this is not based on anything that’s not intended to be a replica of
anything I did not base this off any reference materials whatsoever I just
went to my multiple drawers full of windscreen pieces and especially the
larger ones both six wide and four wide and brought out as many of them as has
appeared to be decent candidates for win screens for this for the front of the
the canopy of a a passenger train and I went through all of them and this is the
the best-looking one for me that I came up with for just my own personal
interests so I’m using it for now but this is like I said just a work in
progress I’ve only worked on this for two building sessions so far so
absolutely everything is subject to change absolutely everything should be
considered completely a temporary the next time you see it I’m sure there will
be many things different but then maybe I’ll just be happy with my progress up
to this point and won’t change too many things we’ll just have to see this is a
two car DM you will be permanently coupled with a Jacobs bogie in between
I’ve got to figure out something to do for the wheel pants back here because
they just they need a lot of room to go through turns and especially inside
turns like that I don’t think there’s enough space there to to let that
actually work out so I’ll probably need to have even more of a gap unfortunately
I’m really not looking forward to having a gap there possibly I can decrease the
vertical gap a bit but that may actually look worse if if I do like half of a
plate less vertical gap and then have to have a longer horizontal gap and I try
to do something back here maybe you turn this
in or turn it out or something to allow that room but it’s just it’s just
difficult because of the scale of things and I don’t know I just I just don’t
know it at this point but like I said it’s it’s a new project so maybe I’ll
come up with something interesting maybe I won’t this used some tricky building
techniques for some of the stuff at the front actually it’s been simplified down
quite significantly since my first attempt at this at this front I had all
sorts of headlight bricks attached rotated and 90 degrees on two axes and
you know stuff moving all around in different directions and its really been
simplified down quite a lot I don’t like this right here I might try to fill that
in from the top or something but it’s not too bad I mean you know things look
much worse on on camera up close in HD than they do in person when you’re
looking at little stuff I’m going to have some form of humps on the on the
roof not sure if they’re going to be shaped exactly like this that’s
something I’m continuing to iterate on not sure about this little dip right
here I’ve done a number of different attempts of different things with the
edges of the doors and the doors themselves and might I would like to do
something better for that but when you look at the the scale of it the doors
actually go up to here you see I’m using that the one and a half wide plates up
here to make up some of the space but scale wise yeah I’d like to have a
little bit a little bit more height there but it does need to to come up to
my station platforms which are at exactly this height for sake of
compatibility with my other trains you know everything has to go together
everything is interdependent so it’s not just as simple as making it look exactly
how you think it it should if it was real life you know gotta compromise a
little bit for the actual Lego stuff in the scale but that’s pretty much all
there is to to show at this point is really not all that much going on with
the whole thing a little bit of detail on the top kind of needs interior
obvious we’ll have a operator Oh it’ll be double
ended and mirrored so the other the other I recall that train plate at the
back will be identical it’ll just be facing towards the rear completely
identical I’ll probably even put a nine volt motor back there as well even
though it it won’t need it at both ends just to have the consistency of the
metal wheels which I think look really really good they they kind of look to me
like the thing has disc brakes you know like like a real one would and I like
that look so it might be a little bit of a waste of a 9-volt and in the sense of
you know a 9-volt motor in the sense of how much power is required but I think
it’s I think it’ll be worth it so yeah work in progress very incomplete just
wanted to show what I’ve done up to this point after just two building sessions
hopefully things will get much better from here and obviously it needs a lot
more detail on the inside things need to be mirrored left to right I’m only
showing you one side the other side is at a different stage you know as I go
along I’ll make changes on one side and then
I’m happy with something then I’ll copy them to the other and then maybe I’ll
work from that side a little bit just to kind of change up my brain a little bit
keep from getting locked into one one view you know looking at it from one
side versus the other so yeah I go back and forth and then eventually try to get
it all consistent and sometimes I miss something and that’s just how it is
anyway just want to show that up to this point and I’ll show you more progress as
more becomes available thanks for watching tactic in sir

100 Comments

  • Reply FanTDM_27 January 26, 2018 at 4:10 pm

    Choo choo

  • Reply David January 26, 2018 at 4:27 pm

    Looks good. Looks like some of the newer British trains

  • Reply Damon Marlow January 26, 2018 at 4:29 pm

    Trains don't have disc brakes, they have a pneumatic line that when released drops a huge block on each wheel to brake

  • Reply TheYorkBlue January 26, 2018 at 4:34 pm

    What a ledge jang is

  • Reply Weetabricks January 26, 2018 at 4:42 pm

    cool man

  • Reply Tomtative January 26, 2018 at 4:45 pm

    Wow! 😊 love it

  • Reply Duey sparkz January 26, 2018 at 4:56 pm

    It looks really cool!

  • Reply Mitchell Hogg January 26, 2018 at 5:02 pm

    Interesting choice of cockpit…

  • Reply Rebecca luis January 26, 2018 at 5:08 pm

    I don't know if you have already done this but could you build a 1800s train?

  • Reply T.I.M Toys January 26, 2018 at 5:18 pm

    I know you wanted it to not look fast but unfortunately it still looks very fast

  • Reply EvilIronPanda January 26, 2018 at 5:25 pm

    What if you put a sloped brick sideways on the front car so it leads into that middle section covering up the gap and making it look smooth

  • Reply Paul Davidson January 26, 2018 at 5:34 pm

    Could you use minifig capes or something similar to fill the gap between carriages?

  • Reply J Walt January 26, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    Cool. Nice use of the front canopy

  • Reply Tyler Everlas January 26, 2018 at 5:42 pm

    you need a 1x2x1 sloped transparent piece for the front

  • Reply You'reDoingItWrong January 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    It looks pretty good. The only thing I don't like is the visible hinge on the windscreen piece, but realistically I'm not sure how you would hide that and still keep the front relatively flat so I'm probably just nitpicking.

  • Reply JustTheReed January 26, 2018 at 6:05 pm

    So awesome looking amazing improvement over the big molds!

  • Reply THE MINECRAFTER كريم January 26, 2018 at 6:07 pm

    thank you very very much you are the only one who maked me love lego I wich to be like you when I grow

  • Reply MrGurt January 26, 2018 at 6:09 pm

    I really like it, I think the curve on the side is definitely the best part of it.
    For fixing that bit at the end of the curve though, I would say maybe a 1×1 quarter tile could look good, a 1×1 half round "tooth" piece could also cap it off well.
    Also I really don't like the plate stepping of the orange bit, don't know how to fix it but it looks way too harsh for my liking.

  • Reply Freddy _445 January 26, 2018 at 6:11 pm

    Cool! 🙂

  • Reply Joey DeLauretisss January 26, 2018 at 6:12 pm

    For your city mountain you should make a hiking path

  • Reply joebrickmoc January 26, 2018 at 6:15 pm

    Great start of job as always! I like the front window! Good luck to find a solution for the space between the 2 cars

  • Reply azutr opp January 26, 2018 at 6:25 pm

    Cool

  • Reply I Am Groot January 26, 2018 at 6:29 pm

    Start making animations in the city

  • Reply ashzephyr January 26, 2018 at 7:12 pm

    I LOVE IT!

  • Reply Nikolas Estabrooks January 26, 2018 at 7:15 pm

    Amazing

  • Reply Felipe A January 26, 2018 at 7:39 pm

    Did you finish the the laser tag arena/music shop?

  • Reply Matthew Lackey January 26, 2018 at 7:50 pm

    What if you use a cloth part to cover the gap between the wheels?

  • Reply csx68 BNSF Keystone Corn Route January 26, 2018 at 7:51 pm

    looks like the CB&Q's burlington zephyr

  • Reply Nicks Brix January 26, 2018 at 8:07 pm

    id put a 1×4 tile on the front and be done

  • Reply Zai J January 26, 2018 at 8:26 pm

    I adore how this looks!

  • Reply Mason Hemmings January 26, 2018 at 8:31 pm

    Nice I like what you did with the x wing canopy

  • Reply Jonathan Dave January 26, 2018 at 8:38 pm

    You should do the New York subway

  • Reply TVZ Luigi January 26, 2018 at 8:39 pm

    I love the look

  • Reply Joe Molony January 26, 2018 at 8:45 pm

    nice overall

  • Reply The Great Skink Priest January 26, 2018 at 8:49 pm

    This looks so good. Better than some collectors series stuff, especially for the scale. The effort you put into your videos really shows; another excellent creation!

  • Reply Daniel Verlander January 26, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    If you cant find a way to smooth the dip in the middle, I think it would look better without it.

  • Reply yoda yoda January 26, 2018 at 9:06 pm

    I've been wanting to use that windscreen like the way you did

  • Reply Spoopis Doopis January 26, 2018 at 9:20 pm

    Challenge: try to use separators in this build

  • Reply Parker Ellis January 26, 2018 at 9:23 pm

    That looks great kerp it going dont change the style of it

  • Reply Carter Thiel January 26, 2018 at 9:31 pm

    Cool!

  • Reply Erik Boulware January 26, 2018 at 9:31 pm

    JANG you should really review the dj polybag!!!

  • Reply StuffsAreBeast January 26, 2018 at 9:42 pm

    Jang, I love the train design but I think you need to choose a different front window. The train is sleek but the chosen front window mold is not

  • Reply Algodude87 January 26, 2018 at 9:48 pm

    desiro?

  • Reply Sennxn Emergency TV January 26, 2018 at 9:52 pm

    Still looks quick, try build a uk style EMU/DMU

  • Reply Goran Govedarica January 26, 2018 at 10:02 pm

    When you will make enterier in skyscraper

  • Reply LXavierW January 26, 2018 at 10:07 pm

    The front with the X-wing canopy peice looks amazing! I like the sleek and modern design. Great work as always Jang!

  • Reply SueBobChicVid January 26, 2018 at 10:18 pm

    "S" curve trim looks cool.

  • Reply NetGreen123 January 26, 2018 at 10:21 pm

    I love this design!

  • Reply Brendan McStephens January 26, 2018 at 10:34 pm

    Build a Uinion Pacific BIGBOY! I really do think that would be a pretty awesome and popular MOC. Challenge accepted or not?

  • Reply TJ Bricks January 26, 2018 at 10:35 pm

    Looks nice like it have you heard about the rumours of new trains coming out later this year Jang ?

  • Reply Defender Prime January 26, 2018 at 10:43 pm

    I didn't know you wanted to build more trains, you already have a lot of those in your city, running or not! We'll see how it will look soon enough I think!

  • Reply Adam Phelan January 26, 2018 at 10:49 pm

    It looks chunky

  • Reply theATMasterBuilder January 26, 2018 at 10:49 pm

    It looks really good!

  • Reply connectorxp January 26, 2018 at 10:51 pm

    Nice, a Jacobs bogey design, make it longer and use some ornaments on the windscreen to hide the pegs.

  • Reply Adam Phelan January 26, 2018 at 10:52 pm

    Would this train be like the local train of the City?

  • Reply Blockistic January 26, 2018 at 11:06 pm

    that is a big chunky boy. a large, bulky boy

  • Reply Captain Tsambikos January 26, 2018 at 11:15 pm

    It looks like a puma

  • Reply Ryan's MOC's January 26, 2018 at 11:19 pm

    Another orange train? boi

  • Reply Max Clark January 26, 2018 at 11:25 pm

    I know it's not based on a real prototype, but real trains don't usually cover the side of shared bogies (or , indeed any bogies) because of the sort of problems you are finding with the LEGO implementation, both a) there isn't enough 'stretch' longitudinally to cover the difference between the inside and outside lengths required on curves, and b) there isn't enough space laterally to cover the bogies and still provide clearance for such lineside items as platforms, again especially on curves. Also bear in mind that usually the carriage moves on the bogie to provide a degree of suspension for the occupants.

  • Reply archlinuxrussian January 26, 2018 at 11:32 pm

    Love it so far! 😀 Reminds me of the new Siemens Chargers in the Amtrak California routes!

  • Reply Andy Liang January 26, 2018 at 11:39 pm

    Hello! I am a newbie with hardly any experience buying stuff online! I’m wondering if you buy from bricklink, wouldn’t you have to pay by using a card and how do you make sure the seller won’t take all of your credit card (maybe some other card) info. Also is it relatively safe to get bricks from bricklink? What happens if the seller does not give you all the pieces you ordered? Sorry if I sound like a complete noob 😭 Also can you buy with a credit card? Or is it only PayPal?

  • Reply redknight4 January 27, 2018 at 12:03 am

    you might want to look at the size of the jason bogie used on the horizon express as a reference for the bogie size if it gets stuck on corners.

  • Reply Two-Face January 27, 2018 at 12:04 am

    Like it….reminds me of a modern tram

  • Reply Cameron Crile January 27, 2018 at 12:27 am

    JANGBRICKS can you make a Lego E2 class locomotive MOC

  • Reply MittBricks January 27, 2018 at 12:44 am

    I really like the front silver wheels. Will you keep them?

  • Reply Logan Miller January 27, 2018 at 1:11 am

    i need more mega blocks halo reviews

  • Reply FlareBlitz 798 January 27, 2018 at 1:18 am

    That front window is ehhh >_<

  • Reply Deyvid's Channel January 27, 2018 at 1:37 am

    I'll actually buy it for $150. Contact me jang.

  • Reply TrainzXtreme January 27, 2018 at 1:52 am

    What a cool design! Reminds me of some European DMU/EMUs, keen to see how it ends up.
    Really like the front end

  • Reply Lightninging January 27, 2018 at 1:54 am

    Too bad you can't utilize some kind of pre-existing cloth piece to cover the gaps…

  • Reply Trainlover 2009 January 27, 2018 at 2:01 am

    Looks cool so far

  • Reply Connor McNamara January 27, 2018 at 2:27 am

    chunky boi

  • Reply Jonathan O`Dell January 27, 2018 at 3:18 am

    I like the angular canopy piece (X-wing canopy right?), and I also like the rounded tile plates on the side. That being said though, (in my opinion) those two don't look too good together; they clash a bit to me. Yes I understand it's a WIP, but I think it'd look better if it was one of those styles, not both. Or at least if it transitioned from one to another less abruptly. Overall, I'm liking it so far.

  • Reply TheMightyBigMac January 27, 2018 at 3:53 am

    yo jangbricks have you heard of james the red engine

  • Reply Jay's Brick Co. January 27, 2018 at 4:55 am

    As long as the canopy piece stays its perfect. There's no other real signs of Star Wars in New Jang

  • Reply Dakota Pevino January 27, 2018 at 6:39 am

    I think it’s gorgeous. And I’m not interested in trains. But this catches my eye

  • Reply Thomas Smith January 27, 2018 at 7:29 am

    Looks like you'll have to raise the roof a plate or two to fit figures in – by adding plates on top of the windows. That means the white curving pieces on the sides will have to come up too, and the front canopy as well. Not a big deal, it'll still look great.

  • Reply Reeno kopli January 27, 2018 at 8:42 am

    Looooks amaaaaaaaazing

  • Reply Bricks On January 27, 2018 at 10:08 am

    You are making GREAT MOCs! Keep up the good work!

  • Reply HA NERD!! January 27, 2018 at 10:16 am

    Looks gooooood

  • Reply Grievous Bricks January 27, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    Not a lego train guy by any means but that looks awesome

  • Reply BulletNoseBetty January 27, 2018 at 4:24 pm

    Excellent! I agree that the doors need to be a bit taller, but that "swoopy" curve feature at the front needs to stay. It really makes the model. I also like the windscreen. I know you aren't trying to replicate any specific train, but I've seen similar front ends on a number of real trains. Keep up the good work.

  • Reply Thomas Hooper January 27, 2018 at 7:52 pm

    Why don’t you use the same design for the boge as in the lego set Horizon Express?

  • Reply Frank Visser January 27, 2018 at 8:52 pm

    Hi Jang,

    Are you going to make a Lego-version HV system for the trains above the train tracks?
    That would look great

  • Reply Albin Dahlberg January 27, 2018 at 9:09 pm

    have you ever thought of doing some sort of overhead lines for your railway?

  • Reply Vladimir Chervenkov January 27, 2018 at 10:03 pm

    I really like the shape of this JANG. It's very realistic

  • Reply charlie clubb January 28, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    WOW that should be a SET

  • Reply I&I January 29, 2018 at 12:47 am

    Wow really nice

  • Reply Ricardo Oliva January 29, 2018 at 4:19 am

    The white curve on the front is just awesome

  • Reply The Brick Stacker January 29, 2018 at 5:04 am

    Good luck with that! Hope it turns out well.

  • Reply SBAOUELGI mED iDRIS January 29, 2018 at 4:39 pm

    I like the infron of the train,the colors are greate but for the doors,you can make sters

  • Reply Aaron Schuster January 29, 2018 at 11:07 pm

    Love the lines and color choice. Could try some sloped pieces for the wheel gaps so the wheel cover and lower train body slide past each other? Great start!

  • Reply Justin's Trains January 30, 2018 at 1:14 am

    I really like the design of the model keep up the good work

  • Reply Seth Heaster January 30, 2018 at 2:48 am

    That is probably my favorite looking passenger train so far.

  • Reply Rocco Casanova January 30, 2018 at 8:31 am

    This should be on the elevated rail

  • Reply Pure Competizione January 30, 2018 at 10:21 am

    His looks like it should be light rail, especially with the inclusion of the joined bogies

  • Reply haxpet May 19, 2018 at 7:59 am

    Can you open the doors?

  • Reply Herbert Moon August 5, 2018 at 12:08 pm

    U should do a blind train 🚊

  • Reply Shreded Potato August 8, 2018 at 5:46 pm

    Reminds me of the Pendolino and the APT

  • Reply Gabe Strong April 20, 2019 at 12:46 pm

    Why not raise the roof where the roof is? That will make roof for the minis to actually get in, as well as making it look ok.

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