Top 20 Best Model Train Sets Picks For 2022

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The Most Highly Rated Model Train Sets

Top 20 Best Model Train Sets Picks For 2022

No. 1

Bachmann Trains - Rail Chief Ready To Run 130 Piece Electric Train Set - HO Scale, Brown/a

Bachmann Trains - Rail Chief Ready To Run 130 Piece Electric Train Set - HO Scale, Brown/a

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 95 /100
  • Tech Support: 85 /100
  • Easy To Use: 99 /100
  • Durability: 81 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • Includes; Open Quad Hopper Car, Gondola Car, Steel Reefer Car, Off-Set Cupola Caboose, Signal Bridge, Miniature Figures, Railroad Signs, Street Signs, and Telephone Poles
  • 47" x 38" Oval of Snap-Fit E-Z Track, Power Pack and Speed Controller
  • HO Scale 1:87
  • Complete Ready To Run 130 Piece Freight Train Set
  • Powered by a EMD GP40 Diesel Locomotive with Operating Headlight
No. 2

Lionel Union Pacific Flyer LionChief 0-8-0 Set with Bluetooth Capability, Electric O Gauge Model Train Set with Remote, Multi

Lionel Union Pacific Flyer LionChief 0-8-0 Set with Bluetooth Capability, Electric O Gauge Model Train Set with Remote, Multi

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 72 /100
  • Tech Support: 78 /100
  • Easy To Use: 72 /100
  • Durability: 94 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS – O Gauge compatible; minimum curve is 031; Set length is 45”; Bluetooth compatible
  • BATTERY REQUIREMENTS - Requires three AAA batteries to operate the LionChief remote control; Batteries are not included with purchase of train set
  • A LOCOMOTIVE SHOWSTOPPER – Checkout the iconic Union Pacific Flyer LionChief train set; This train is equipped with Bluetooth technology, letting you glide the rails via a mobile device; Great for kids, hobbyists and holiday decorating
  • SET INCLUDES – 0-8-0 steam locomotive; Union Pacific boxcar, tank car and caboose; FasTrack includes: 8 curved 036 tracks, two 10” straight tracks, terminal, 10” straight Plug-Expand-Play power lock section;41.4W power supply; LionChief remote
  • TRAIN FEATURES – Controlled by remote, or via Bluetooth; Switch for background, horn, bell, PA announcements and steam chuffing sounds; RailSounds RC sound system; A powerful, maintenance-free motor; Operating couplers; Die-cast metal trucks
No. 3

Lionel Winter Wonderland LionChief 0-8-0 Set with Bluetooth Capability, Electric O Gauge Train Set with Remote

Lionel Winter Wonderland LionChief 0-8-0 Set with Bluetooth Capability, Electric O Gauge Train Set with Remote

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 76 /100
  • Tech Support: 86 /100
  • Easy To Use: 73 /100
  • Durability: 93 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • INCLUDES – 0-8-0 steam locomotive; 'Winter Wonderland' boxcar, tank car and caboose; FasTrack includes: 8 curved 036 tracks, two 10” straight tracks, terminal, 10” straight Plug-Expand-Play power lock section; 18VDC/11VA power supply; LionChief remote
  • A LOCOMOTIVE SHOWSTOPPER – Checkout the Winter Wonderland LionChief 0-8-0 train set; This train is equipped with Bluetooth technology, letting you glide the rails via a mobile device; Great for kids, hobbyists and holiday decorating
  • PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS – O Gauge compatible; minimum curve is 031; Set length is 45”; Bluetooth compatible
  • TRAIN FEATURES – Train controlled by remote controller, or via Bluetooth; Puffing smoke; Switch for background, horn, bell, PA announcements and steam chuffing sounds; RailSounds RC sound system; Operating couplers; Powerful maintenance-free motor, more
  • BATTERY REQUIREMENTS - Requires three AAA batteries to operate the LionChief remote control; Batteries are not included with purchase of train set
No. 4

Lionel Pennsylvania Flyer LionChief 0-8-0 Freight Set with Bluetooth Capability, Electric O Gauge Model Train Set with Remote

Lionel Pennsylvania Flyer LionChief 0-8-0 Freight Set with Bluetooth Capability, Electric O Gauge Model Train Set with Remote

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 72 /100
  • Tech Support: 80 /100
  • Easy To Use: 90 /100
  • Durability: 79 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • TRAIN SET FEATURES – Train controlled by remote controller, or with a mobile device via Bluetooth; On/Off switch for smoke and sounds; RailSounds RC sound system; Powerful, maintenance-free motor; Operating couplers, opening doors on boxcar, metal handrails and ladders on tank car
  • PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS – 40” x 60” oval track; O Gauge compatible; minimum curve is 031; Bluetooth compatible
  • SET INCLUDES – 0-8-0 locomotive and tender, three-dome tank car, boxcar and caboose; FasTrack include: 8 curved 036 tracks, two 10” straight tracks, terminal, 10” straight Plug-Expand-Play power lock section; 54W power supply; LionChief remote
  • A LOCOMOTIVE SHOWSTOPPER – Checkout the Pennsylvania Flyer LionChief 0-8-0 train set; This set is equipped with Bluetooth technology, letting you glide the rails via a mobile device; Great for kids, hobbyists and holiday decorating
  • BATTERY REQUIREMENTS - Requires three AAA batteries to operate the LionChief remote control; Batteries are not included with purchase of train set
No. 5

Lionel The Polar Express LionChief 2-8-4 Set with Bluetooth Capability, HO Gauge Model Train Set with Remote

Lionel The Polar Express LionChief 2-8-4 Set with Bluetooth Capability, HO Gauge Model Train Set with Remote

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 97 /100
  • Tech Support: 74 /100
  • Easy To Use: 99 /100
  • Durability: 71 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS – HO Gauge compatible; minimum curve is 18” radius; Set length is 44”; Bluetooth, DCC or DC transformer compatible
  • SET INCLUDES – 2-8-4 locomotive and tender; Coachbox, abandoned toy car and observation car; Twelve 20” Radius MagneLock curves; three 9” Magnelock straights; 9” MagneLock terminal section; 12V DC power supply, Polar Express bell and LionChief remote
  • A HOLIDAY SHOWSTOPPER – Spread Christmas cheer this year with the iconic Polar Express LionChief 2-8-4 train set; It’s equipped with Bluetooth technology, letting you glide the rails via a mobile device; Great for kids, hobbyists and holiday decorating
  • BATTERY REQUIREMENTS - Requires three AAA batteries to operate the LionChief remote control; Batteries are not included with purchase of train set
  • TRAIN FEATURES – Controlled by remote controller, Bluetooth, DCC or DC transformer; Switch for background, horn, bell, Polar Express PA announcements and steam sounds; RailSounds RC sound system; Maintenance-free motor; Knuckle couplers; LED lighting
No. 6

Lionel The Polar Express LionChief 2-8-4 Set with Bluetooth Capability, Electric O Gauge Model Train Set with Remote

Lionel The Polar Express LionChief 2-8-4 Set with Bluetooth Capability, Electric O Gauge Model Train Set with Remote

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 89 /100
  • Tech Support: 98 /100
  • Easy To Use: 86 /100
  • Durability: 93 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • SET INCLUDES – 2-8-4 locomotive and tender, 2 coach cars, Observation car and 4 movie figurines; FasTrack sections: 8 curved 036 tracks, two 10” straight tracks, terminal, 10” Plug-Expand-Play power lock section; 41.4W power supply; LionChief remote
  • A CHRISTMAS SPIRIT SHOWSTOPPER – All aboard The Polar Express Lionchief train set; This highly-detailed set is equipped with Bluetooth technology; Operate your train via a smart device; Great for kids, hobbyists and holiday decorating
  • TRAIN SET FEATURES – Die-cast metal body, controlled by remote, cellphone or any Bluetooth device; Puffing smoke unit, engine, whistle, bell, customized announcements; RailSounds RC sound system; powerful maintenance-free motor; silhouettes in windows
  • PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS – 40” x 60” oval track; O Gauge compatible; Bluetooth compatible
  • BATTERY REQUIREMENTS - Requires three AAA batteries to operate the LionChief remote control; Batteries are not included with purchase of train set
No. 7

Tomica PraRail Rail Set A (Model Train)

Tomica PraRail Rail Set A (Model Train)

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 84 /100
  • Tech Support: 89 /100
  • Easy To Use: 73 /100
  • Durability: 78 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • It will take 7 to 14 business days as your goods arrive since your payment.
  • We will ship from Tokyo, Japan
  • Takara Tomy (Publisher)
No. 8

Bachmann Trains - Digital Commander DCC Equipped Ready To Run Electric Train Set - HO Scale

Bachmann Trains - Digital Commander DCC Equipped Ready To Run Electric Train Set - HO Scale

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 76 /100
  • Tech Support: 89 /100
  • Easy To Use: 74 /100
  • Durability: 73 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • Featuring Bachmann’s E-Z Command digital system that lets you independently control the speed, direction, and lighting of your decoder-equipped locomotives
  • 56" x 38" Oval of Nickel Silver E-Z Track with Turnout and Siding, Power Pack and E-Z Command Controller. HO Scale 1:87
  • Includes; Plug Door Box Car, Open Quad Hopper Car, and Wide-Vision Caboose
  • Powered by Two DCC Equipped Locomotives; a EMD GP40 Locomotive and a EMD FT-A Locomotive, Both with Operating Headlight
  • Complete Ready To Run Train Set With 2 DCC Equipped Locomotives and E-Z Command Digital Control System
SaleNo. 9

Lionel Santa Fe Super Chief LionChief Set with Bluetooth Capability, Electric O Gauge Model Train Set with Remote

Lionel Santa Fe Super Chief LionChief Set with Bluetooth Capability, Electric O Gauge Model Train Set with Remote

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 96 /100
  • Tech Support: 100 /100
  • Easy To Use: 95 /100
  • Durability: 87 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS – O Gauge compatible; minimum curve is 031; Set length is 52 1/2”; Bluetooth compatible
  • A LOCOMOTIVE SHOWSTOPPER – Checkout the iconic Santa Fe Super Chief LionChief train set; This train is equipped with Bluetooth technology, letting you glide the rails via a mobile device; Great for kids, hobbyists and holiday decorating
  • TRAIN SET FEATURES – Train controlled by remote, or via Bluetooth; Horn, bell and diesel revving sounds; RailSounds RC sound system; 2 powerful, maintenance-free motors; Operating headlight; Illuminated cab, die-cast metal trucks, opening doors and more
  • SET INCLUDES – Santa Fe FT diesel locomotive; 2 coach cars and an Observation car; FasTrack include: 8 curved 036 tracks, two 10” straight tracks, terminal, 10” straight Plug-Expand-Play power lock section; 41.4W power supply; LionChief remote
  • BATTERY REQUIREMENTS - Requires three AAA batteries to operate the LionChief remote control; Batteries are not included with purchase of train set
SaleNo. 10

Bachmann Trains - The Stallion Ready To Run Electric Train Set - N Scale

Bachmann Trains - The Stallion Ready To Run Electric Train Set - N Scale

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 96 /100
  • Tech Support: 99 /100
  • Easy To Use: 94 /100
  • Durability: 86 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • Recommended For Ages 14 & Up
  • 24" Circle of Nickel Silver E-Z Track , Power Pack and Speed Controller
  • Powered by a F7-A Diesel Locomotive with Operating Headlight
  • N Scale 1:160
  • Complete Ready To Run Freight Train Set
SaleNo. 11

Electric Classical Train Set with Steam Locomotive Engine, Cargo Car and Long Track, Battery Power Play Set w/ Smoke, Light and Sounds, for Boys & Girls 3 4 5 6 7 Years

Electric Classical Train Set with Steam Locomotive Engine, Cargo Car and Long Track, Battery Power Play Set w/ Smoke, Light and Sounds, for Boys & Girls 3 4 5 6 7 Years

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 87 /100
  • Tech Support: 80 /100
  • Easy To Use: 98 /100
  • Durability: 85 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • EASY TO ASSEMBLE AND READ TO PLAY - Assemble the modular rail track parts into your own railroad shape and layout, place your train engine and favorite cars on the tracks, put your conductor's hat on, and blow the whistle! It's time for fun!
  • A FULL SET WITH NUMOROUS ACESSORIES – This motorized train comes with a classic Christmas steam and tender, 3 passenger coach, a coal car, a cargo vehicle, 10 pcs curved tracks ,8 straight tracks, 5 cross tracks, traffic signs and much more. Turn on the railway set and get ready to embark on a pleasant journey. Dimension: 71.3’’ (L) x 30.7’’ (W) long oval layout of track.
  • QUALIY YOU CAN TRUST – The train construction set is made of non-toxic and eco-friendly materials. Pass the US toy CPSIA and ASTM test. Our strict adherence to quality, safety and excellence ensures that your family will be thoroughly entertained for hours upon hours of fun. Recommended for ages 3 years old and up.
  • REALISTIC HEADLIGHT, SOUNDS & SMOKE – The electric train model also features authentic LED light, realistic sounds. Moreover, you can add water into the top of water receiver after you pick up the cap, and real smoke will blow out of locomotive. Locomotive Engine require 4 AA Batteries, not included. BONUS EMPTY WATER BOTTLE.
  • AN IDEAL GIFT FOR MORE OCCASIONS - With plenty of track to ensure that it can build an oval for the table during festivities or in a circle around your tree on Christmas Eve, and also provides countless hours of fun for your little boys or girls to DIY different shapes of tracks in daily life. This is a wonderful gift that anyone would be thrilled to get.
No. 12

Lionel Hogwarts Express LionChief 4-6-0 Set, with Bluetooth Capability, Electric O Gauge Model Train Set with Remote Black, 16.75 x 17.75 x 8.5 inches

Lionel Hogwarts Express LionChief 4-6-0 Set, with Bluetooth Capability, Electric O Gauge Model Train Set with Remote Black, 16.75 x 17.75 x 8.5 inches

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 82 /100
  • Tech Support: 93 /100
  • Easy To Use: 77 /100
  • Durability: 76 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS – O Gauge compatible; minimum curve is 031; Set length is 63”; Bluetooth compatible
  • SET INCLUDES – LionChief remote, or via Bluetooth; Passenger coach, Dementors coach with sounds and combination car; FasTrack include: 8 curved 036 tracks, two 10” straight tracks, terminal, Plug-Expand-Play power lock section; 41.4W power supply
  • A MAGICAL SHOWSTOPPER – All aboard the Hogwarts Express LionChief 4-6-0 set; Crossover into Platform 9 3/4 and let’s head off to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry; Great for kids, hobbyists and fans of the Potter universe
  • BATTERY REQUIREMENTS -Requires three AAA batteries to operate remote control; Batteries are not included with purchase of train set
  • TRAIN SET FEATURES – Electric, authentic train sounds and announcements, including bell and whistle; RailSounds RC sound system; switch controlled smoke & sound; Operating headlight; die-cast metal body, Dementors silhouettes, interior flickering effects
SaleNo. 13

Lionel 120th Anniversary Electric O Gauge Model Train Set w/Remote and Bluetooth Capability, 2023120

Lionel 120th Anniversary Electric O Gauge Model Train Set w/Remote and Bluetooth Capability, 2023120

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 71 /100
  • Tech Support: 72 /100
  • Easy To Use: 74 /100
  • Durability: 93 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • billboards 3-pack features: includes three billboard stands, includes six billboard images on three two-sided inserts
  • coal dump car features: dumps coal at the touch of a button, fastrack remote uncoupling track required (6-12020 sold separately), die-cast metal sprung trucks and operating couplers, includes coal load and unloading bin
  • "set length: 48", minimum curve: o27, recommended age: 10+ years"
  • freight car features: operating couplers, opening doors on boxcar
  • set includes: lionel lines 4-4-2 steam locomotive and tender, lionel lines reefer, lionel lines coal dump car, lionel lines caboose, eight pieces of o36 curved fastrack, two fastrack 10” straight track sections, one lionchief fastrack terminal section, one plug-expand-play power lock-on section, wall-pack power supply, lionchief remote for locomotive, billboard 3-pack, girder bridge
SaleNo. 14

Bachmann Trains - Amtrak Acela DCC Equipped Ready To Run Electric Train Set - HO Scale

Bachmann Trains - Amtrak Acela DCC Equipped Ready To Run Electric Train Set - HO Scale

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 80 /100
  • Tech Support: 72 /100
  • Easy To Use: 76 /100
  • Durability: 92 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • Complete Ready To Run Amtrak Passenger Train Set
  • HO Scale 1:87
  • 81” X 45” Oval of Nickel Silver E-Z Track, Power Pack and E-Z Command Controller
  • Powered by a DCC Equipped Amtrak Acela Locomotive
  • DCC-Equipped for Speed, Direction and Lighting
No. 15

Lionel The Polar Express Electric S Gauge American Flyer Model Train Set w/ Remote and Bluetooth Capability

Lionel The Polar Express Electric S Gauge American Flyer Model Train Set w/ Remote and Bluetooth Capability

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 78 /100
  • Tech Support: 96 /100
  • Easy To Use: 83 /100
  • Durability: 86 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • Passenger Car Features: Interior illumination, decorated drumhead and rounded viewing platform on observation car, silhouettes in windows, underbody detail, and simulated snow on roof
  • Locomotive Features: On/Off switches for sound, smoke, forward, neutral, and reverse, Rail Sounds RC sound system, operating headlight, directional LED on tender, fan-driven smoke unit
  • Set Includes: Locomotive, tender, coach car, toy car, observation car, 3 10" straight, 12 AF Fast rack R20 curve track, 1 AF Fast rack 10" terminal, wall plug, flyerchief remote, Polar Express bell
  • Flyerchief Remote Features: Forward and reverse speed control knob, three buttons for whistle sound, bell, and special announcements, requires three AAA alkaline batteries not included
  • Also controllable with universal remote 6-83071, sold separately
SaleNo. 16

Lionel The Polar Express Ready-to-Play Set, Battery-Powered Berkshire-Style Model Train Set with Remote , Black

Lionel The Polar Express Ready-to-Play Set, Battery-Powered Berkshire-Style Model Train Set with Remote , Black

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 88 /100
  • Tech Support: 85 /100
  • Easy To Use: 92 /100
  • Durability: 98 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS – 50” x 73” Ready-to-Play track; This set is not compatible with Lionel G Gauge or any other G Gauge track systems
  • SET INCLUDES – Battery-powered steam locomotive and tender; Passenger-coach; Observation car, 24 curved and 8 straight plastic track pieces; Remote control
  • BATTERY REQUIREMENTS - Requires six C cell batteries to operate train; Requires three AAA batteries to operate remote control; Batteries are not included with purchase of train set
  • TRAIN SET FEATURES – Battery-powered Berkshire-style locomotive; Authentic train sounds and announcements, including a whistle; Working headlight; Detailed passenger coach, fixed knuckle couplers; User-friendly remote control
  • A CHRISTMAS SPIRIT SHOWSTOPPER – All aboard The Polar Express Ready-to-Play train set; This set comes with an exclusive track system allowing you to create a circle, rectangle or oval track; Great for kids, hobbyists and holiday decorating
No. 17

Model Railroader

Model Railroader

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 80 /100
  • Tech Support: 82 /100
  • Easy To Use: 72 /100
  • Durability: 88 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • Amazon Kindle Edition
  • Kalmbach Publishing Co. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 09/22/2011 (Publication Date) - Kalmbach Publishing Co. (Publisher)
No. 18

My First Trainz Set

My First Trainz Set

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 72 /100
  • Tech Support: 98 /100
  • Easy To Use: 90 /100
  • Durability: 82 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • Build Team-Work! Your kids will never get along better than this as they work together to build tracks that will WOW you.
  • You're the designer! Build winding, climbing tracks and build it over, under, around and through more objects than you can poke a stick at!
  • FEATURES
  • Developed by the company that has been making the very best Train Simulation games for over 10 years!
  • Let your children’s (and your!) creativity run wild. Four huge rooms, Countless Items to build on / through / under, Nine Trains and a Track Builder mean that there is virtually limitless gameplay!
No. 19

A 7 Year Old Boys Love For His Model Train Set

A 7 Year Old Boys Love For His Model Train Set

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 73 /100
  • Tech Support: 75 /100
  • Easy To Use: 81 /100
  • Durability: 88 /100

Highlighted Features:

No. 20

LEGO Creator Expert Assembly Square 10255 Building Kit (4002 Pieces)

LEGO Creator Expert Assembly Square 10255 Building Kit (4002 Pieces)

Editorial Scoring Index

  • Value For Money: 86 /100
  • Tech Support: 84 /100
  • Easy To Use: 77 /100
  • Durability: 90 /100

Highlighted Features:

  • Modular model allows for a variety of display positions and ease of transport. Features an elaborate façade with beautifully detailed windows and doors and much more
  • Measures over 13” high, 14” wide and 9” deep
  • 4002 pieces – For boys and girls ages 16 and up
  • LEGO Creator Expert building toys are compatible with all LEGO construction sets for creative building
  • Includes eight minifigures, a dentist, barista, baker, florist, music store assistant, dancer, photographer and a LEGO fan, plus baby figure

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Conclusion

This is why it’s tough to declare a specific one as the best Model Train Sets. Still, the most well-balanced reputed product brand on this list. If the purpose is color printing, you can go for the Envy. Every product listed here is amazing, and getting any one of them will benefit you highly.

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