Founded in Sweden in 1884, Brio makes the highest quality wooden toys that have delighted children and created happy memories for generations. Both educational and fun, Brio's uncompromising focus on design, quality and craftsmanship create toys of lasting value that stimulate creativity and imagination. Engaging play and learning are integral themes in all Brio toys, satisfying a child's educational needs and growing with them through their various phases of development. Add some vertical excitement to your Brio universe with the Lifting Bridge. Raise and lower the classic draw bridge with a simple turn of the handle in the control room. Lower the safety gates when you want to raise the bridge to let something pass beneath. Once you get the "all clear", lower the bridge and raise the gates and your train is on its way. The Lifting Bridge comes complete with the bridge assembly, control room and two connecting sections of track. Made from solid Beech wood and sanded smooth, the Lifting Bridge fits seamlessly into all Brio wooden railway sets.