Incredibly Detailed Model Railroad Diorama of a British Railway Diesel Depot

Published on June 13, 2024

Incredibly Detailed Model Railroad Diorama of a British Railway Diesel Depot

This is № 579 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Mike Bisset and John Donaldson have built a detailed model train layout on an area of 18 x 3 feet. They call the shunting layout Ladeside Diesel Depot, and they have dedicated their diorama of the British Railways to the days of the Sixties when many steam sheds become overrun by the influx of new diesel locomotives.


Best Place to Visit in France: Jean-Ville - Realistic O Scale Model Train Layout by Jan van Remmerden

Published on December 15, 2023

Best Place to Visit in France: Jean-Ville - Realistic O Scale Model Train Layout by Jan van Remmerden

This is № 556 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Did you know that France consistently tops the list as the world’s most visited destination? France is not only one of the most visited travel destinations, but also one of the most beautiful themes for model railroading. French landscapes and French lifestyle inspired Jan van Remmerden to build a very realistic looking model railroad layout in O scale.


One of the Most Detailed Model Railway Layouts in Narrow Gauge O Scale - Old England by Samuel de Zutter

Published on June 16, 2023

One of the Most Detailed Model Railway Layouts in Narrow Gauge O Scale - Old England by Samuel de Zutter

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.


O Scale Shelf Layout of Montereau in France - Narrow Gauge Model Railroad by Jan van Remmerden

Published on November 17, 2022

O Scale Shelf Layout of Montereau in France - Narrow Gauge Model Railroad by Jan van Remmerden

This is № 510 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. At the On TraXS 2022 model train show, Jan van Remmerden presented his latest O scale layout called “Montereau”. Once again he picks up the French flair and has built a market place on a footprint of only one square meter, where a narrow-gauge branch line has a terminus.


Model Railway Layout in O Scale - Shunting Operations on the Arbutus Corridor in Canada

Published on November 9, 2022

Model Railway Layout in O Scale - Shunting Operations on the Arbutus Corridor in Canada

This is № 508 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. At the model railway exhibition “Modeltrein Expo On TraXS 2022”, Evan Daes and his team presented a beautiful model railroad shunting layout in O scale that depicts the “Arbutus Corridor”, an industrial railway line on the outskirts of Vancouver on Canada’s West Coast. The O scale layout is eight meters long and it is actually a kind of a train shunting puzzle, also often called railroad switching puzzle or railway shunting puzzle.


One of the largest O scale model railway layouts in North America: Model Railroad Club of Toronto

Published on October 19, 2022

One of the largest O scale model railway layouts in North America: Model Railroad Club of Toronto

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.


Model Railway Diorama of Maeklong Train Market - Model Railroading and Scratch Building at its Best - On30 Layouts

Published on October 15, 2022

Model Railway Diorama of Maeklong Train Market - Model Railroading and Scratch Building at its Best - On30 Layouts

This is № 503 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Sometimes it is unbelievable what masterpieces of art are created in model railroading. If model railroad layouts look like a work of art, then these miniature worlds definitely need to be presented on Pilentum Television. However, have you ever heard of the Maeklong Railway Market in Thailand or the Ga Long Bien Railway Station in Vietnam? In this video, we discover an Asian model train diorama that features scratch building, weathering and lovely details. Overloaded trucks, funny transport vehicles, loving details and the rickety streetcar perfectly complete the Asian diorama.


Model Railroad Diorama of Cuba - Scratch Building and Railway Modelling at its Best - On30 Layouts

Published on September 30, 2022

Model Railroad Diorama of Cuba - Scratch Building and Railway Modelling at its Best - On30 Layouts

This is № 500 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. At the great model railway exhibition named On TraXS 2022 in the Netherlands, Samuel de Zutter and Valentijn van der Haegen presented their detailed On30 model train diorama that takes the viewer to Cuba. You have to look twice or three times closely to discover the many small details on the model railway layout. Of course, it should not go unmentioned that Samuel and Valentijn are true experts in scratch building, i.e. they do not use prefabricated parts or kits. They are experts of building scale models from scratch, i.e. from raw materials, rather than building it from a commercial kit, kitbashing or buying it pre-assembled. Therefore, the small their O scale diorama, which has been given the name “Cubana”, is a testimony to a lot of tinkering and creativity.


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