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Ghost Train Express

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LEGO® Hidden Side™: The Exciting New Way to Play

LEGO® Hidden Side™ is a chilling, creative world of ghosts – a creative building toy, tech toy and AR game, all rolled into one. Kids can create their own ghost-hunting adventures with their LEGO sets and a free Augmented Reality app. 8 new sets, frequent updates, hair-raising mysteries and cool collectable relics – it’s the bridge between physical and virtual play you’ve been looking for!
Real sets meet AR ghosts

1. Download the app

2. Build your LEGO® set

3. Explore LEGO® Hidden Side

4. Catch the ghosts

New play experience

Exciting new way to play with LEGO® toys by combining a LEGO model with a game app for a fully interactive experience.

Playset filled with ghost-hunting action

Scan the LEGO® model with a phone to make it come alive. Interacting with the model makes things happen in the app.
LEGO® Hidden Side™ Ghost Train Express

A fun building challenge

Building this large model starts the fun play experience.

Find and capture ghosts

Use the app to find and capture ghosts floating around the model.

Color wheel interacts with app

Turning the color wheel interacts with the mini game in the app.

Haunted train

Train can be changed into a possessed flying train.

Unlock the boss ghost

Add a fun in-app play challenge with boss ghost Bawa.

Expand role-play into the digital realm

Combine physical play with digital fun for hours of extra playtime.

Includes Parker and Jack minifigures

Plus J.B., train driver Chuck, ticket lady Ms. Santos and passenger minifigures, 3 smartphones elements and more.

Immerse kids in the ultimate augmented-reality play experience with this exciting LEGO® Hidden Side™ 70424 Ghost Train Express playset. This awesome toy combines a buildable LEGO model with an augmented reality app to deliver a fully interactive play experience. Download the Hidden Side app and scan the model with a phone to make it come alive – interacting with the model makes things happen in the app. And with continuous updates, a unique boss ghost to battle in each set, new mysteries to solve, cool items to find, games to play and ghosts to collect, this LEGO Hidden Side set gives kids a whole new way to play and interact with LEGO bricks! This awesome train playset features cool, high-tech, ghost-catching details to inspire hours of imaginative play. And with 5 minifigures, including heroes Jack and Parker, there are a lot of play-starters so the action can start right away.

  • This LEGO® Hidden Side™ train toy combines the open creative play of LEGO building playsets with an app for an amazing single or multiplayer augmented-reality (AR) play experience. Ideal for kids aged 8 and up.
  • Download the LEGO® Hidden Side™ app and point your phone at the Ghost Train Express to make this train set for kids come alive. Move the phone around to discover an ever-changing environment hidden around the model.
  • This augmented reality toy includes 5 figures: Jack Davids with a smartphone and girl minifigure Parker L. Jackson with a smartphone, tech genius J.B., ticket agent Ms. Santos, and ticket guy Chuck.
  • This train has lots of play-starting features, like ghost wings that fold-out with the flip of a lever, a chamber to pretend to remove the ghosts haunting Ms. Santos, and a ‘de-haunting' cannon to help defeat the ghosts and return the old train station to normal.
  • Set in the fictional town of Newbury, where ghosts haunt people and buildings, LEGO® Hidden Side™ playsets let kids play out exciting ghost-hunting adventures that combine physical LEGO models with fully-interactive augmented reality.
  • Build and play with the physical building set and then bring it to life as you interact with the set while viewing it through the AR app.
  • Using the LEGO® Hidden Side™ app is like looking through a window to a cool and spooky Hidden Side filled with challenging mysteries to solve, ghosts to defeat and unique ghost bosses, like The Bawa, to overcome in each set.
  • To get the full augmented reality experience, a tablet or mobile phone is required, but not included. Compatible with selected iOS and Android devices. Check compatibility at www.LEGO.com/devicecheck. Children should ask permission before going online.
  • Ghost train and station measure over 5” (14cm) high, 5” (15cm) wide and 24” (61cm) long when haunted.
Building Instructions
Ghost Train Express
  • Free standard 2 to 4 business day delivery on all merchandise orders over £50!
  • Express delivery available at checkout.
  • Custom parts orders are sent separately from merchandise and take additional time to process and deliver.
  • Unopened merchandise may be returned for a full refund within 180 days of receipt of your order.
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Overall RatingAverage rating4.1out of 5 stars
(10 Reviews)
80% would recommend this product.

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Play ExperienceAverage rating4out of 5 stars
Level of DifficultyAverage rating2.5out of 5 stars
Value for MoneyAverage rating3.8out of 5 stars
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  • September 9th, 2020
    Average rating5out of 5 stars
    Great Features
    I would recommend this to a friend!
    Purchased for: Self
    Loved this set. It was my first hidden side set. I ended up buying 2 more just to have in the future to build a better and more built train.
    Play ExperienceAverage rating5out of 5 stars
    Level of DifficultyAverage rating3out of 5 stars
    Value for MoneyAverage rating4out of 5 stars
    Build Time: 6 hrs 20 mins
    Building Experience: Advanced LEGO builder
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  • August 3rd, 2019
    Average rating3out of 5 stars
    Disappointing part choices
    | 25-34
    Purchased for: Self
    While I can't say much about the app, what I can say is the choice of parts is disappointing. The old train axles are gone :( The new train wheels are very resistant, lots of friction when used with a motor. :( There's only one magnet coupler, yet several of these new ones which are fiddly and awkward to use :( Disappointed LEGO, very disappointed, The lack of trains made my lego is bad enough, but now if newer trains have these new wheels and axle-less wheels then it'll be very poor for the train fans.
    Lego

    Response from LEGO SHOP

    8 August 2019
    Matt, Customer Service
    Thank you for your review, and I'm sorry to hear that you were disappointed in this set. Unlike some LEGO® trains, the Ghost Train Express wasn't designed with motors or motion in mind. We definitely recommend exploring the features of the app as well to bring out the exciting 'Hidden Side' of this train! If there's anything we can help with, feel free to reach out at LEGO.build/Service.
    Value for MoneyAverage rating4out of 5 stars
    Build Time: 1 hrs 30 mins
    Building Experience: Expert LEGO builder
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  • April 7th, 2020
    Average rating5out of 5 stars
    Cool and excellent
    | 14-18
    I would recommend this to a friend!
    Purchased for: Self
    This set is fantastic. Bought this set for myself and had a lot of fun building and playing with it. I don't know why though the paranormal intercept bus had around 680 pieces and was $60, but the ghost train express was 698 pieces and $80, but other than that weird price difference, this set was awesome, you should buy this set
    Play ExperienceAverage rating5out of 5 stars
    Level of DifficultyAverage rating2out of 5 stars
    Value for MoneyAverage rating4out of 5 stars
    Build Time: 52 mins
    Building Experience: Expert LEGO builder
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  • October 6th, 2019
    Average rating4out of 5 stars
    It's fun but...
    | 35-44
    I would recommend this to a friend!
    Purchased for: Daughter
    It's a fun but there are deficiencies. 1. Only comes with 1 magnetic coupler so it's not really compatible with our other Lego trains. 2. When motorized, engine is fairly tipsy in turns 3. Engine construction is a bit too flimsy for regular wing deployment. (The kids break it easily) I would not recommend if you are a train veteran looking for train parts.
    Lego

    Response from LEGO SHOP

    7 October 2019
    Keith, Customer Service
    Hey there, thanks for your review! While this set can be motorized or combined with other trains using some ingenuity, it's primarily designed as a standalone playset, complemented by the LEGO® Hidden Side™ app experience. If you're interested in building motorized trains, we'd recommend one of our other train sets, like 60197, 60198, or 71044. Happy building!
    Play ExperienceAverage rating2out of 5 stars
    Level of DifficultyAverage rating2out of 5 stars
    Value for MoneyAverage rating3out of 5 stars
    Build Time: 1 hrs
    Building Experience: Expert LEGO builder
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