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- LEGO South Africa was re-established.
- The 1x12x3 arch was introduced.
- The train systems moved from 12V to 9V.
Themes introduced or discontinued
- Ice Planet 2002, a sub-theme of Space, was introduced.
- Dragon Masters, a sub-theme of Castle, was introduced.
- Space Police I was re-released.
- Wolfpack was discontinued.
- Blacktron II was discontinued.
- Space Police II was discontinued.