John Crane Rail Track – Does it fit with Brio ?

John Crane Rail Track – Does it fit with Brio ?

As we know, Bigjigs Rail and Brio wooden railway track and trains are compatible.  (For full details see our article about these two brands).  What about extra track from the John Crane Branching Out (now Tidlo) range?  Will this fit with either or both?  Mulberry Bush have a large selection of track pieces of various lengths and shapes from various brands.  The photo below shows pieces of John Crane track connected to a section of Bigjigs Rail track connected in…

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Is it Compatible with Brio part 2

Is it Compatible with Brio part 2

In this short article we demonstrate that Bigjigs Railwaytrack and accessories are fully compatible with Brio.  Brio, from Sweden, is generally used as the yardstick for compatibility as the company was the first manufacturer of wooden railway in Europe, introducing their first sets in 1957.  The name Brio has come to be synonymous with wooden railways, but now of course there are numerous manufacturers. Bigjigs Rail and Brio track pieces fit perfectly, and one brand is virtually indistinguishable from the…

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Is it compatible with Brio ?

Is it compatible with Brio ?

Mulberry Bush sell loads of Bigjigs Rail wooden trains, train sets and accessories – and other brands too – but one question we are often asked is “Is it compatible with Brio?”.  The simple answer is yes, and indeed so much has Bigjigs rail grown over the last few years – to the extent that they may well now be the market leader – that the question now ought to be “Is it compatible with Bigjigs Rail?” Another conversation we…

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Spring Catalogue on its way

Spring Catalogue on its way

If you’re on our mailing list, keep an eye on your postbox over the next few days as the Mulberry Bush Spring / Summer catalogue will be on its way very soon – hot off the press.  There’s a great selection of outdoor toys, just right for the warmer weather we’re all hoping for, gift ideas for Easter (they’ll last longer than a chocolate egg!) and of course lots of popular favourites. If you think you might not be on…

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It’s not too late for Christmas !

It’s not too late for Christmas !

A reminder that our last order date for guaranteed delivery in time for Christmas is Monday 19th December so there’s still time to order those last minute stocking fillers – or even larger items.  We have stock of most of our range though a handful are sold out so don’t delay – order today !

AMAZING SALE OF TOYS – up to 50% OFF !

AMAZING SALE OF TOYS – up to 50% OFF !

We’re clearing the decks before the Christmas rush.  Don’t miss our latest fantastic reductions in our Sale & Offers section.  Grab your bargains early, because when they’re gone, they’re gone! As part of our offer and for wooden train enthusiasts we have sale prices on a whole selection of wooden track pieces, compatible with all leading brands.  Extend your Brio, Big-Jigs Rail, Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway or John Crane layout for a fraction of the usual price!

Super New website

Super New website

We hope you’ve noticed the new look to our website?  After many months of designing, building and testing we hope you’ll agree it’s even easier to find your way around.  We’ve improved the way you can search for toys and get ideas for presents.  The images are bigger and sharper too, and over the coming weeks we’ll be working hard to upload extra pictures of many of our toys so you can really see what they’re like.  We’d love to…

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Christmas Toy Prices

Christmas Toy Prices

Are children’s toys and Christmas presents about to become more expensive ?  Last week The Times carried an article suggesting that manufacturing costs in China were climbing as workers look for ever higher wages, and materials costs are rising too.  It seems certain that those costs will be passed on to Western consumers, and here at Mulberry Bush we’ve already seen a number of proposed price increases from importers.  Needless to say we’re negotiating hard to keep increases to a…

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