Top 10 Train Sets for Kids 2015

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2015 Best Kids’ Toy and Hobby Train Sets

 
Toy Train SetOne of the most classic toys for kids is trains – with various sets designed for various ages of children, they are some of the most enjoyable long-term toys for kids and teens, and are almost always a bit hit as gifts for Christmas or other special occasions throughout the year.

What’s here: On this page is a “top 10″ list of the best train sets for kids in terms of consumer popularity and overall rankings for the spring and summer months of 2015. This is what I consider to be the “ultimate” list for boys and girls of all age groups, including toddlers.

For shoppers: For each of the train sets for kids listed on this page, one or more shopping resources is picked and recommended for product availability, low pricing and trusted reputation for safe and convenient online shopping. Links to consumer ratings and reviews are also provided, where available.

What’s Here:

1. VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Train Station Playset
2. Fisher-Price Thomas The Train TrackMaster Water Tower Starter Set
3. Orbrium Toys Triple-Loop Wooden Train Set
4. KidKraft Waterfall Mountain Train Set and Table
5. Step2 Deluxe Canyon Road Train & Track Table
6. Power Trains Auto Loader City Train Set
7. KidKraft Bucket Top Mountain Train Set
8. Thomas the Train TrackMaster Castle Quest Set
9. KidKraft Metropolis Train Table & Set
10. Fisher-Price Thomas the Train Friends Take-n-Play Skarloey at the Wharf

1. VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Train Station Playset

Ages: 1-5

List Price: $49.99
Current Price: $30.69
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Right at the top of the “best of” train sets for kids in 2015 is one from VTech – the Go! Go! Smart Wheels Train Station.

Growing up a short distance from train tracks, I have always associated train choo-choo sounds with comfort and home. The VTech Train Station makes all of the realistic little sounds that are real BIG in the real world. The tracks are colorful, and each train stop is a learning experience.

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VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Train Station Playset

$54.68
End Date: Friday Jun-26-2015 17:25:42 PDT
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VTech Go Go Smart Wheels Train Station Playset Kids Toy Learning Toddler Set

$32.99
End Date: Saturday May-30-2015 13:35:27 PDT
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VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels - Train Station Playset

$40.99
End Date: Friday Jun-26-2015 0:35:31 PDT
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2. Fisher-Price Thomas The Train TrackMaster Water Tower Starter Set

Ages: 3-6

Another big hit among train sets for kids this year is the Fisher-Price Thomas The Train TrackMaster Water Tower Starter Set.

Thomas the Train has been around for as long as I can remember. His quirky, silly antics are adorable, and this train set brings that silliness to your home. With this set, youngsters can build a starter track with a water tower pit stop. These sets are expandable and connectable.

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New!! Thomas & Friends™ TrackMaster™ Water Tower Starter Set

$8.99 (0 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Jun-4-2015 9:06:37 PDT
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New!! Thomas & Friends™ TrackMaster™ Water Tower Starter Set

$28.50
End Date: Monday Jun-1-2015 9:09:00 PDT
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NEW Thomas & Friends TrackMaster Water Tower Starter Train Set by Fisher-Price

$17.99
End Date: Friday Jun-26-2015 0:46:11 PDT
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3. Orbrium Toys Triple-Loop Wooden Train Set

Ages: 3 and up

In 3rd on the “best of” list for 2015 – Orbrium Toys Triple-Loop Wooden Train Set.

One hundred playtime pieces for a train set sounds like a dream come true to me. This solid wood train set is beautifully handcrafted, featuring a triple loop and versatile three-way track that sends trains weaving through a wooden town.

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100-Piece Orbrium Toys Triple-Loop Wooden Train Set Fits Thomas Brio Chuggington

$25.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Jun-4-2015 23:47:22 PDT
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Wooden Train Set 100 Piece Orbrium Toys Triple-Loop Fits Thomas Brio Chuggington

$68.95
End Date: Thursday Jun-25-2015 13:23:50 PDT
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100-Piece Orbrium Toys Triple-Loop Wooden Train Set Fits Thomas Brio Chuggington

$59.75
End Date: Thursday Jun-4-2015 12:17:25 PDT
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4. KidKraft Waterfall Mountain Train Set and Table

Ages: 3 and up

List Price: $174.99
Current Price: $110.00
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A returning favorite makes the list at #4 among the top ten train sets for kids this year – KidKraft Waterfall Mountain Train Set and Table.

I love the Waterfall Mountain Train Set because it is handcrafted from the craftsmen memories of a scenic, beautiful mountain landscape. Only toned down and colorful for kiddos. The table offers a supportive base for playtime, while the entire train set can be built and rebuilt over and over again.

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KidKraft Kids-Sized Waterfall Mountain 120 Piece Train Set and Table

$199.78
End Date: Sunday May-31-2015 20:48:46 PDT
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KidKraft Waterfall Mountain Train Set and Table - 17850

$194.95
End Date: Monday Jun-22-2015 15:54:14 PDT
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KidKraft Waterfall Mountain Train Set and Table

$184.73
End Date: Sunday Jun-21-2015 2:22:25 PDT
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5. Step2 Deluxe Canyon Road Train & Track Table

Ages: 4-7

List Price: $99.99
Current Price: $78.38
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One from Step2 is also included on 2015’s list of best kids’ train sets – Deluxe Canyon Road Train & Track Table.

Canyon Road is SO unique! This train set, instead of sitting on a table, sits WITHIN the table. The table itself is molded to resemble a canyon, and the tracks are supposed to be the inset road. A one-piece lid accompanies this set, turning the top into an activity board.

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Step2 Deluxe Canyon Road Train & Track Table

$99.99
End Date: Saturday Jun-20-2015 15:29:35 PDT
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Activity Center Train and Track Craft Table Step2 Deluxe Canyon Road Play Cars

$139.99
End Date: Friday Jun-19-2015 8:23:32 PDT
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Step2 Deluxe Canyon Road Train and Track Table 7 Non Removable Bridges

$119.99
End Date: Wednesday Jun-17-2015 23:14:53 PDT
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6. Power Trains Auto Loader City Train Set

Ages: 4 and up

List Price: $39.99
Current Price: $18.51
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Hitting 6th place on the list – Power Trains Auto Loader City Train Set.

For hardcore train lovers, this train set can be for both kids and kids at heart (like me). The entire set is motorized and realistic, featuring special connectable pieces that you can collect, connect, and expand upon over the years.

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Train Track Set Auto Loader City Electric Powered Great Gift Kids Teens Boys New

$49.00
End Date: Friday Jun-26-2015 11:35:18 PDT
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Electric Power Train Set Auto Loader City Track Teens Boys Gift Present Birthday

$34.30
End Date: Saturday Jun-20-2015 16:39:45 PDT
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POWER TRAINS AUTO LOADER CITY SET - NEW FACTORY SEALED

$49.99
End Date: Saturday Jun-20-2015 16:27:28 PDT
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7. KidKraft Bucket Top Mountain Train Set

Ages: 3-7
The KidKraft Bucket Top Mountain Train Set also earns its place among the best train sets for kids 2015.

Another favorite from that aforementioned craftsmen of scenic toy landscapes, the Bucket Top Mountain Train Set is awesome in 56 connectable, expandable pieces. A winding track flows in curves and loops through a little wooden and plastic town, including a waterfall.

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KidKraft Bucket Top Mountain Train Set, Free Shipping, New

$80.92
End Date: Saturday Jun-20-2015 20:14:38 PDT
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KidKraft Bucket Top Mountain Train Set

$36.91
End Date: Saturday Jun-20-2015 15:24:00 PDT
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KidKraft Bucket Top Mountain Train Set

$54.99
End Date: Friday Jun-19-2015 15:33:53 PDT
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8. Thomas the Train TrackMaster Castle Quest Set

Ages: 3-8

List Price: $59.99
Current Price: $58.96
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And as usual, Thomas makes some big hits with the kids – and with the Thomas the Train TrackMaster Castle Quest Set.

One more for Thomas the Train enthusiasts! This train set is based on the Thomas movie, “King of the Railway,” and features similar props, such as a stone castle and twisting, wood-colored railway. For added adventure and a hint of thrilling danger (for Thomas), there are 5 Close Call paths.

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NEW THOMAS THE TRAIN TRACK MASTER CASTLE QUEST SET- MOTORIZED ENGINES TRAIN

$44.99
End Date: Saturday Jun-27-2015 17:03:00 PDT
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THOMAS & FRIENDS TRACKMASTER MOTORIZED RAILWAY CASTLE QUEST SET ITEM#Y3339

$52.50
End Date: Monday Jun-1-2015 16:52:20 PDT
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Thomas and Friends Trackmaster Castle Quest Set Motorized Railway Train Set

$54.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Jun-3-2015 5:37:18 PDT
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9. KidKraft Metropolis Train Table & Set

Ages: 3-7
And at #9 – KidKraft Metropolis Train Table & Set.

I have never, ever seen a train rumble through a big city, but I imagine this Metropolis Train Table depicts what that would be like. In either mahogany or honey (colors of the table), the colorful train set weaves under bridges, through little mountains, and across bustling, character populated cities.

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10. Fisher-Price Thomas the Train Friends Take-n-Play Skarloey at the Wharf

Ages: 3-6
The final pick among the top kids’ train sets for 2015 is the Fisher-Price Thomas the Train Friends Take-n-Play Skarloey at the Wharf.

Yet again one more, and the last, from my favorites of Thomas the Train, this train sets is smaller for littler hands and first-time train enthusiasts. The trains are magnetic, allowing kids to expand and connect with multiple, colorful cars.

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Fisher-Price Thomas the Train Friends - Take-n-Play Skarloey at the Wharf

$15.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Jun-4-2015 12:19:57 PDT
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NEW Fisher-Price Thomas the Train Friends - Take-n-Play Skarloey at the Wharf

$41.09
End Date: Wednesday Jun-17-2015 10:58:10 PDT
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Fisher-Price Thomas the Train Friends - Take-n-Play Skarloey at the Wharf , New,

$36.94
End Date: Monday Jun-8-2015 19:00:24 PDT
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Update note: This page was modified to reflect current information on 05/04/15.

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