This is № 550 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. We discover the largest model train layout of France, namely the beautiful miniature world called “Mini World Lyon”. Mini World Lyon was opened in 2016. The model railway layout has been built in 1/87 scale and is divided into three sections: City Life (“Ville”), Country Life (“Campagne”) and Mountain World (“Montagne”). These three magnificent model railroad layouts consist of over 1,000 buildings, 40,000 model trees, 6,000 vehicles, of which about 200 automatically drive around on the model roads and streets, 150 model trains, and two kilometers of HO scale track. More than 30,000 LED and over 200 kilometers of electric cables provide a dreamlike day and night illumination. Just as Miniatur Wunderland in Germany is the biggest tourist attraction in the city of Hamburg, Mini World Lyon is growing to become one of the biggest tourist attractions in France.
This is № 549 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. We are going to discover one of America’s largest HO scale model railroad layouts. This very large model train layout is located at the Chelten Hills Model Railroad Club in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States. The club maintains a 25 x 80 foot (approximately 7.6 x 24.4 meters) DCC controlled HO scale model railway layout.
This is № 545 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Rail traffic experts notice it immediately: Trains running on the left side, high mountains in the background and a very unique construction of the overhead lines. Yes, we are in Switzerland! Or, to be more accurate: We are in the brand new miniature world of Switzerland, called Smilestones.
This is № 531 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. In this video, we take two laps with the magnificent steam locomotive made by KM1 on Arnold’s 1/32 model train layout. We have installed the camera in a second locomotive, which runs in front of the gorgeous steam locomotive. This setup gives us the possibility to discover both the locomotive and the model railway from a very nice perspective.
This is № 506 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Dioramas for trams, streetcars or trolleys are normally very small. But in railway modelling or model railroading, there are exceptions: The Northern Virginia Model Railroaders have built a mesmerizing miniature world for trams and streetcars. In Pilentum’s cab ride video, we enjoy a trolley journey along long main roads, winding urban canyons and commercial areas.
This is № 504 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. It is time to discover model trains from North America, namely from Canada. Therefore, we discover one of the largest model railway layouts in O scale, built by the Model Railroad Club of Toronto. All aboard! Let’s discover the famous Central Ontario Railway during a cab ride video layout tour.