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    Default Aldi train table

    Quote Originally Posted by Gothel View Post
    I was looking at it in the catalogue and my first thought, its so limiting! You getenough space for a figure of 8 and not much more. The girls set their train up on the carpet, it weaves all over the place. Dd2 sets up a little one for herself in the corner while dd1 takes over 3/4 of the rug. Honestly? If we had one, they would build on the floor anyway!
    Your right, it is quite restrictive :/ I just had another look. Definitely will be buying just a box or tub of tracks and scenery/signs/trains. DD is so in love with trains she will be very pleased

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    Last year we bought the Aldi 100 piece train set, which is fab. Then I got about 60 second hand genuine Thomas parts on ebay. Plus there is a company called BigJigs (I think) that make wooden tracks compatible with the wooden thomas AND the Aldi tracks. They have some really good stuff like bridges & tunnels etc and very reasonably priced compared to the Thomas stuff. My only complaint on the non-thomas stuff is that battery-powered engines don't grip the tracks

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