Incredibly detailed model railroad layout of a miniature chemical plant in Z scale

Published on May 25, 2024

Incredibly detailed model railroad layout of a miniature chemical plant in Z scale

This is № 577 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. In this video, we discover an incredibly detailed model train diorama in Z scale depicting not only a chemical plant, but also the related infrastructure. On a size of 1.6 meter in width and 0.6 meter in depth (63" x 24"), there are literally hundreds of details to discover on every square centimeter. A special feature of this ingenious miniature railroad are the many small vehicles and large trucks, which are moved by a magnetic drive system.


One of the most authentic model railroads of an East German chemical plant with industrial railways

Published on December 3, 2023

One of the most authentic model railroads of an East German chemical plant with industrial railways

This is № 554 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Olaf Brabandt is a German model railroader who builds run-down, abandoned and dirty industrial sites, for example steelworks, coal plants, refineries and chemical plants. In the last seven years, he built a model railroad layout in HO scale representing a part of the typical large-scale industry of the former GDR. It is an industrial yard built with a high level of detail: Patina, dirt, dust and grime are everywhere. Buildings, locomotives and freight cars are also carefully weathered.


Mini World Lyon - The Largest Model Railway Layout in HO Scale of France - Model Train Cab Ride

Published on October 20, 2023

Mini World Lyon - The Largest Model Railway Layout in HO Scale of France - Model Train Cab Ride

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.


One of America’s largest HO scale model train layouts - The Chelten Hills Model Railroad Club

Published on October 4, 2023

One of America’s largest HO scale model train layouts - The Chelten Hills Model Railroad Club

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.


The brand new model railroad layout in gauge 1 (1/32 scale trains) by Leuvense Spooreen Vrienden

Published on October 3, 2023

The brand new model railroad layout in gauge 1 (1/32 scale trains) by Leuvense Spooreen Vrienden

This is № 548 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. A few weeks ago, Peter Bynens and Jean-Luc Declerck, also known as the “Leuvense Spooreen Vrienden”, have finished their latest 1/32 scale train layout, so that we can enjoy a preview of this new miniature world. The new layout features beautiful hand-made landscapes and buildings of Switzerland.


Los Angeles HO Scale Model Railroad Layout - Atlas, Athearn, Walthers and Intermountain Model Trains

Published on August 13, 2023

Los Angeles HO Scale Model Railroad Layout - Atlas, Athearn, Walthers and Intermountain Model Trains

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.


Beautiful Model Railway Layout with HO Scale Model Trains of Luxembourgian Rail Transport by Pit Karges

Published on July 21, 2023

Beautiful Model Railway Layout with HO Scale Model Trains of Luxembourgian Rail Transport by Pit Karges

This is № 541 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Pit Karges built a model train layout in HO scale (1/87) of a famous Luxembourgian railway line. In Luxembourg, this railroad line is called the “North Line” or “Linn Lëtzebuerg - Ettelbréck - Elwen - Belsch Grenz” (“Ligne Luxembourg - Ettelbruck - Troisvierges - Frontière Belge). The Luxembourgian miniature world consists of an electrified, double-track main line. In addition, there is a switch between both tracks to allow track changes. Furthermore, there are first-class modelled trees and bushes, a level crossing and a large cornfield. Finally, the rolling stock has been weathered. All in all, Pit Karges has hidden so many details on his train layout that you have to look twice or three times to explore everything.


HO Scale Model Train Layout of Belgium in Museum Quality - Diorama Doublenghien made by Alan Jockmans

Published on July 2, 2023

HO Scale Model Train Layout of Belgium in Museum Quality - Diorama Doublenghien made by Alan Jockmans

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.


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