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 № 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 № 544 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. In recent years, the Polish model railway club “Polska Makieta Modułowa H0 - Grupa Modelarska” and its members have surprised visitors at international model railway exhibitions with extremely detailed and lovingly designed HO scale model train layouts. A member of the club, Leszek Lewiński, presents a Polish narrow-gauge model rail diorama in museum quality. His model railroad layout is called “Over the Roofs of Kwidzyn” (“Nad dachami Kwidzyna”).
This is № 543 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. In this video we learn that you can build a model railroad layout even on a small footprint. Robert Strachan, a model railway enthusiast from the United Kingdom, has built his model train diorama on an area of 5 feet 8 inches by 13 inches, approximately 180 cm x 30 cm. The model rail layout is a shelf layout respectively a small shunting model railroad layout or switching model railway layout.
This is № 540 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. In this video, we discover a small but very beautiful model railroad layout in HO scale built by Alan Jockmans. The focus of the filigree and detailed built miniature world is on a relaxing landscape with a simple track layout.
This is № 536 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Dutch railway modeller Thom Raven recreated the old central station of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The shape of the model railroad layout is remarkable: It is actually a kind of a model railway shelf layout consisting of four sections that additionally includes a highly detailed city edge layout.