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.
This is № 535 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. In this video, we discover the fabulous model train layout built in HO scale by Gerrit Schoenmaker. The model railway reflects the 1950’s and 1960’s when Boston and Maine Railroad was important for freight traffic for the local industry and for passenger train service in the region. The model railroad called “Cold Water Junction”, designed to teach viewers about U.S. railroad history, was presented during the prominent exhibition “Modeltrein Expo On traXS” at the National Railway Museum of the Netherlands in Utrecht.
This is № 528 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Pilentum has been invited by the German model railroading club, called “Eisenbahnfreunde Sinntalbahn”, to film the member’s very large modular model railroad layout in 1/87 scale. We see a variety of German locomotives, including diesel and steam locomotives, as well as German train sets, including railcars and goods trains.
This is № 527 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Once upon a time, there was an enormous steel bridge in Saxony, Germany, built in 1904 and used by the Saxon Narrow Gauge Railways. Jochen Klinger and Jens Petermann were so fascinated by the history of this bridge that they decided to rebuilt the bridge in 1/87 scale.
This is № 526 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. A famous model builder and book author in Germany is Dr. Franz Rittig. His model railroad layouts are always characterized by two features: On the one hand, he always focuses on the railroad history of Mecklenburg, and on the other hand, his model railway layouts are constructed in museum quality with loving details. As a historian, he has built this model train diorama, which depicts the post-war German Reich Railways.
This is № 511 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Sometimes model rail layouts are designed according to historical patterns. Usually the focus is on long-forgotten railway lines or on old locomotive sheds (“abandoned premises”), which are exactly modelled on the basis of old postcards and books. The members of the model railroading club “Modelspoorclub Het Spoor” from Sint-Niklaas in Belgium have taken up this challenge and constructed a high-precision replica of the Belgian railway line 127 and Braives railway station.