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Art Of Bricks – The LEGO Tram Built Of Nine Thousand LEGO Pieces Exhibited In Centre For Budapest Transport

Robert Velkey 2016.11.22.

Building models is the real passion of the 17-year-old Bence Gerlicky. His masterpiece, a miniature copy of the brand new CAF-trams of Budapest, has been exhibited in the headquarters of the BKK (Centre for Budapest Transport).


The young Lego-architect planned and built the “life-like” copy of the newest trams of the Hungarian capital. Dr. Kálmán Dabóczi, director of the transport company, congratulated Bence Gerlicky personally on the opening celebration of the exhibition. The exhibition, where the single exhibited object is the little LEGO CAF-tram, can be visited at the Rumbach Sebestyén street 17, Budapest.

The “little tram” contains close to 10.000 LEGO pieces, as Bence built in his own “lego-bricks” beyond the 9000 ordered items. It has taken 170 “work-hours” for the young architect to complete the LEGO-CAF-tram. With regards to costs, he around $1000 (300.000-350.000 Forints) on the accessories of the tram.


During the work, BKK (Centre for Budapest Transport) provided a lot of help for the young artist, by allowing him to visit and check the real CAF-trams in the carriage-house of the company; in addition, they handed over the plans of the vehicle.


You can admire the LEGO-tram until the 22th of December in the Hungarian Technical and Transportation Museum of Budapest.

via: szeretlekmagyarorszag.hu; bkk.hu;

photos: Péter Kálló / szeretlekmagyarorszag.hu; instagram.com