ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Lego City Red Cargo Train Special Edition 3677

Updated on October 31, 2011
Lego City Red Cargo Train 3677
Lego City Red Cargo Train 3677

Lego City Special Edition Red Cargo Train - 3677

Lego have recently added a new train to it's growing Lego City Train range in the form of the Lego City Red Cargo Train (3677). Similar to the 7939 Lego City Cargo Train (and unlike the recent Maersk Cargo train) it ships with the full Power Functions Remote control system and is fully compatible with existing sets.

The 3677 is more in the American Style as opposed to the previous yellow 7939 set and includes the track and remote control to get you started straight away, rather than an add-on to existing sets.

Unusually, whilst the set is readily available to US retailers, at around $159.99, in the UK as of November 2011, it only appears to be available on the Website at the current retail price of £132.99. There are little current opportunities therefore for a discount, a few UK based retailers are offering them on eBay but with a £40-£50 markup, so direct from Lego is probably your best option. Lego are marketing the set on their website as "Hard to Find" so the volume of release for this set may be lower than a lot of sets.

Lego City Red Cargo Train 3677
Lego City Red Cargo Train 3677

The Lego Red Cargo Train (3677) consists of 831 pieces and is targeted at the 6-12 age group, the contents are as follows;

1x Battery powered Red Cargo Train 1x Flatbed Utility Freight Car, 1x Hazardous Waste Car and 1x Tipping Freight (for rocks).

4x Railroad Worker Figures (with various tools - brooms, jackhammer, shovel

1x Railroad Repair Truck (which can be loaded onto the flatbed freight car)

1x Conveyor Belt Freight Loading/Coal Hopper with plastic coal

Similar to set 7939 Lego Power Functions battery box, 4-channel, 7 speed infrared remote control (that can control up to eight different trains at once!) and infrared receiver.

Full set of tracks including 8x straight tracks, 16 curved tracks and 16 flexible tracks that are the same length as the straight (Note: The train is compatible with Lego 9V tracks but the included tracks are not compatible with the older Lego 9V trains)

This is another excellent addition to the Lego City Train range and a worthy addition to any collectors existing Lego train layout, with all the usual fine attention to detail. However, If it is your first Lego Train purchase, you might want to consider the Lego City Cargo Train (7939) which is now starting to come down from it's original issue price from 2010 (As ov November 2011 - £103 UK and $168 US, comes with more pieces (982) and most likely, cheaper than this set, would offer, in my opinion slightly better value for money, or alternatively, the Lego City Passenger Train (7938). For more details on the Yellow Lego City Cargo Train, please see;


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)