‘Schienenzeppelin’ – kit from LEGO® bricks

from  199.90

This set contains the original LEGO® bricks for a model of the Schienenzeppelin. Instructions not included. You can find them in Gabriele Ruthsatz and Ralf J. Klumb‘s book LEGO-Loks bauen!

Please note that the electrical components to drive this model are not included in this kit.

For this model, we also offer a variant with 4 straight track sections and a name tag. Also included are parts which substitute the electrical components, where they are needed for structural and/or optical purposes. This variant is ideal if the model is to have a place of honour in a display cabinet, for example.

Further information about the model follows below.

Warning! Choking hazard due to small parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years.


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Constructing a zeppelin for the rails – you have to come up with such a crazy idea for a start. But railway engineer Franz Kruckenberg was so enthusiastic about the rigid airships that he dared to attempt it. Well, a spectacular fire along with a crash like the one that befell the legendary Hindenburg was not to be feared in any case.

No sooner had it been designed than it was built. A speed record was quickly achieved with the lightweight structure made of aluminium frames, canvas and a little wood. But alas, the silvery speedster was no good at pulling a train and also rotted in no time at all. So it remained what it was from the beginning: an idea that was as beautiful as it was useless.

However, this idiosyncratic vehicle can certainly be considered the ancestor of today’s high-speed trains. Franz Kruckenberg was responsible for other high-speed multiple units, which laid the foundation for the long-distance trains that now race across the world at tremendous speed.

Number of original LEGO® bricks: 724

Measurements of the model: 40.4 x 6.5 x 9.3 cm

Difficulty level: advanced

Note: the micro model of the Schienenzeppelin is not included in this kit.

Additional information

Weight 0.610 kg

Without tracks and name sign, Incl. 4 tracks and name sign


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