Bigjigs Play Patrol – Fire Station Train Set

We are super excited to be chosen to be part of the Big Jigs Play Patrol this year. As you may already know my boys are huge train fans so we are absolutely thrilled to be putting a selection of Big Jigs Rail products through its paces throughout the year and will be letting you all know how we got on with them.

Bigjigs Play Patrol

Bigjigs products are designed in the UK and made from high-quality responsibly sourced materials. We’re actually no strangers to this brand and already own a few products from their range.

The lovely Big Jigs people sent us a Fire Station Train Set which my boys were delighted about.

Bigjigs Fire & Rescue Train Set

The Firestation set comes with 39 pieces. Below are some of the items that are included:

  • Fire Station Tunnel
  • Fire Engine
  • Firemen
  • Road signs
  • Train
  • Train track

The set is suitable for children aged 3+ and can be played with as a standalone set or can be combined with other items from the Bigjigs Rail range and other compatible wooden train sets too.

Bigjigs Fire & Rescue Train Set

My boys are 4 and 6 and really enjoyed playing with this set. E followed the instructions and put the track together easily by himself.

My youngest is massively into role play at the moment and has loved playing out fire rescue scenes with this set. One of his favourite parts is rescuing the cat from the tree!

The boys assembling Bigjigs Fire & Rescue Train Set
E assembling Bigjigs track
Putting Bigjigs track together
M playing with Bigjigs Fire & Rescue Train Set
M playing with Bigjigs Fire & Rescue Train Set
M playing with Bigjigs Fire & Rescue Train Set

My only slight niggle with this set is that the wooden tree doesn’t stay standing by itself once the cat has been added to it as it’s imbalanced. Otherwise, it’s a huge thumbs-up from the boys – they have had hours of fun with it so far and have already added this set to the rest of their collection.

Bigjigs cat

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*We are part of the Bigjigs Play Patrol and were sent the Firestation Train Set in exchange for this honest review.

39 Comments

  1. I love the look of this, I’m rather fancying something similar for our new playroom in one of our cottages #TriedTested

  2. I loved the wooden train set that we had, there’s so much opportunity to change how you play. Shame about the wobbly tree, I think it looks really good.

    #TriedTested

  3. This looks like a great addition to our Bigjigs set! #triedtested

  4. Oh, I love Bigjigs stuff! #kcacols

  5. This looks lovely – we haven’t tried this brand before but I think we might have to get a set #KCACOLS

  6. My eldest nephew loves role play and this would be right up his street, Great review! #kcacols

  7. Baba loves wooden toys! They missed my delivery… Let’s hope they don’t forget next! I want to play too! LOL #KCACOLS.

  8. My boys love train and this would make a perfect present for them in the future. Thanks for sharing 🙂 #KCACOLS

  9. What a lovely set. Trainsets like this are so versitile, great for the imagination.
    #KCACOLS

  10. What a great play set! My son loved playing with Thomas and lego train sets so I’m sure he’d love this one as well. #KCACOLS

  11. Ah this sounds fun, my little boys would love this! #KCACOLS

  12. Oh I know a little man in my house who would LOVE this! :O
    Thanks so much for the review. 😀

    #KCACOLS

  13. We love BigJigs toys! this looks like a great set #kcacols

  14. my son would LOVE this. He’s got a table with a wooden train set on and spends hours with it. #KCACOLS

  15. I bet they had hours of fun with that, when I worked in a nursery the train set was always the most popular! 🙂 #kcacols

  16. Aww this looks fab! My younger half bro would love this ! #KCACOLS

  17. This looks fab. My son had a similar wooden train set when he was younger and it was brilliant, so much more durable than the plastic ones. We passed it on to my nephew and it’s still going strong x
    #KCACOLS

  18. I love these old-fashioned style wooden toys. Wish my two were little again! #KCACOLS

  19. Looks like a brilliant set, my boys would love the bridge and the tree with the ladder #KCACOLS

  20. We love wooden toys in this house! They last so much longer don’t they! #KCACOLS

  21. Is the bridge pretty stable on its own? I have a train set from a different company and the bridge isn’t self supported so it falls way too easily under toddler hands. #KCACOLS

  22. This is brilliant my boys would love it too. Have a Brio set but I like how colourful and wooden this is #KCACOLS

  23. Not heard of this brand but looks good. Big fans of wooden toys. Mrs H xx #KCACOLS

  24. Oh Harry would LOVE this, and I am a huge fan of wooden toys so I would too! It looks like your boys really enjoyed playing with it, I will definitely bear this in mind for Harrys birthday next month! #kcacols

  25. Lucky boys! This looks fab. #KCACOLS

  26. What a lovely product. #KCACOLS

  27. Wooden toys all the way in my household! This train set looks amazing. Would have loved to have been a part of this project. #KCACOLS

  28. This set looks fantastic! My girls love trains too! This brand is really good! Wooden toys are the best! 🙂 xx #KCACOLS

  29. We love Bigjigs, so versatile! #kcacols

  30. Ah wow! My little boy loves a train set. He would go mad for this. He has a wooden pirate ship. I personally love wooden toys. They feel more traditional and better quality. It’s so refreshing to hear the materials are responsibly sourced too.

  31. we have a smaller one of their sets and my daughter loves it. Having wood tracks is so much nicer than your standard plastic fare #KCACOLS

  32. I absolutely love big jigs toys and this sounds so much fun! I do really notice a difference with the branded track compared with the supermarket cheapo ones lol! #KCACOLS

  33. I love wooden toys! They’re look lovely.
    #KCACOLS

  34. This all looks super fun! Unfortunately My boys have outgrown those kind of toys. Otherwise I would seriously be tempted to buy one! #KCACOLS

  35. I love wooden toys and I really love bigjigs toys too. Cygnet would absolutely love this. Pen x #KCACOLS

  36. This is a really cool little set and very different to the other standard small train sets you can get. I love the little bridge/house and the tree. #KCACOLS

  37. Oh fab! I have a little Bigjigs fan here and I know he’d love this! He’s going through a cat and dog phase at the moment too, so would love the cat rescue set up! #KCACOLS

  38. Never heard of Bigjigs before but I’m sure my son would love this x
    #kCACOLS

  39. This looks like a lovely set! Ben has started showing interest in trains which made my heart melt watching him pushing them along!! will keep these in mind for when he turns three! #KCACOLS

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