Product Idea

Toronto Rocket Subway Train

TTC Lego Project Animations and Videos

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Below are links to Videos & Animated Shorts with the TTC Lego Project. 

Lions Sleep on The TTC Line 1 Subway

TTC's Subway LEGO project Commercial

Stop Motion Adventure in Toronto - Episode #03


 

Stop Motion Adventure in Toronto - Episode #02

Stop Motion Adventure in Toronto - Episode #01

 


Videos and News stories featuring the TTC Lego Project

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Below are many links to Videos and News stories about the TTC Lego Project. 

Interview With Fairchild TV

TTC Lego Christmas Window 

TTC Lego events in October 

Global News Web Article 

https://globalnews.ca/news/4652218/lego-ttc-subway-train-kit-toronto/amp/?_...

TTC LEGO @ the Toronto Train Show

TTC Doors Open -  The TTC LEGO train in action @ Bay Lower

City News Interview

CBC Radio Interview

BLOGTO post

https://www.blogto.com/sports_play/2018/04/ttc-subway-lego-toronto/

Daily Hive Toronto post

http://dailyhive.com/toronto/lego-ttc-subway-toronto-2018

The TTC goes international - Posting on Brickpatici - a LEGO fansite based in Italy.

http://www.brickpatici.it/toronto-rocket-subway-train/

 


Unofficial, official sponsors

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I have talked directly to The Canadian Tire Corporation, and Tim Hortons about using their logo's as part of the TTC Lego Project.  Both companies granted me permission to use my lego inspired version of their logos.  I was hoping they would also assist the project with some kind of internal or social media marketing messages... Still hoping..

 


RE-DESIGN Completed

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The original set was designed according to the bricks I owned and/or was able to purchase easily. That was the reason for such a HIGH piece count. 

Reasons for the re-design.

  1. I finally finished building my prototype at home and I learned a lot about how to make it better
  2. I started again from a blank page, this time using the best piece for the job, not only pieces I owned.

Result

  • Over 1000 fewer bricks on the train cars.
  • Improved design of custom elements. (real doors not ones I created from leftover parts)
  • Stronger and more durable while being a little bit of a smaller train.
  • More accurate colours.
  • More minifigures. Who doesn't love more minifigures?
  • NEW FRONT END - Driver's cab now comes off for easy access and play.

28 pieces of track
2 TTC Operator minifigures
2 TTC Track Worker minifigures
4 Passengers minifigures
2046 TOTAL Pieces


New Stickers and Posters

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New Posters for inside the train


Lego vs Real Life

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Prototype Build Complete

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There are a now 2 VIDEOs of the prototype build available for viewing.  links below

The original set has now been re-designed

28 pieces of track
2 TTC Operator minifigures
2 TTC Track Worker minifigures
4 Passengers minifigures
2046 TOTAL Pieces

New Pictures to come soon..

 


RE-DESIGN

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More PICTURES to follow!

 Maybe a video also.