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 № 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.
This is № 539 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. A true master of model making and scratch building is Samuel de Zutter from Belgium. His latest O scale train layout, called “Old England”, depicts a narrow-gauge railway located somewhere in an English village.
This is № 537 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. For many of us, Italian trains and railways always give a feeling of being on vacation in Italy. The Dutch model railroader Maurice Kleverwal probably felt the same way when he was thinking about which theme he should realize in a model railroad diorama.
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.