Model railroad layout of Zielona railway station with steam locomotives of the Polish State Railways

Published on December 19, 2022

Model railroad layout of Zielona railway station with steam locomotives of the Polish State Railways

This is № 517 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Marcin Turko and the Polish model railroading group “Polska Makieta Modułowa H0” have built an extremely realistic reproduction of the railway traffic of the Polish State Railways (PKP). The HO scale layout represents the time of the 1960’s and 1970’s, when steam locomotives and rail buses of the “Polskie Koleje Państwowe” (Polish State Railways) were still in use.


One of the oldest streetcars in the world - Bonde de Santa Teresa - The model tram of Rio de Janeiro

Published on December 12, 2022

One of the oldest streetcars in the world - Bonde de Santa Teresa - The model tram of Rio de Janeiro

This is № 516 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Rail transport modeling includes not only model trains or steam locomotives, but also streetcars and tramways. Therefore, we take a look at a South American model train layout and the famous Santa Teresa Tram, the historic tramway line of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.


Swiss Model Railroads - HO Scale Layout Court du Bouton by Rob de Vleeschhouwer and Wim Wijnhoud

Published on December 11, 2022

Swiss Model Railroads - HO Scale Layout Court du Bouton by Rob de Vleeschhouwer and Wim Wijnhoud

This is № 515 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. The most beautiful inspirations for rail transport modeling, model railroads and model railways are often provided by Switzerland. Therefore, Rob de Vleeschhouwer and Wim Wijnhoud have modelled the railway infrastructure between the Swiss and German border. The model railway layout is called “Court du Bouton” and depicts the rail traffic of trains used by the German state railroads (DB) and the Swiss state railways (SBB).


HO scale model railroad layout of Liège steel industry - Industrial model railway in museum quality

Published on November 27, 2022

HO scale model railroad layout of Liège steel industry - Industrial model railway in museum quality

This is № 514 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. The absolutely amazing model railroad layout “Le Bassin”, created by model builders Wieger Pasman and Floris Dilz in HO scale, depicts the Liège steel industry in Belgium. In the 1980’s the steel industry was to change completely because many parts of the steelworks were shut down. A mystical atmosphere emerged and the steelworks seemed like a patchwork of active and abandoned industrial buildings. This atmosphere fascinated model railway enthusiasts Wieger Pasman and Floris Dilz so much that they decided to build a model rail layout illustrating the industrial buildings in the inner cities of Seraing and Ougrée.


Model railway of the Drachten-Groningen tramway - The Philipslijn model railroad by Fokko Feenstra

Published on November 26, 2022

Model railway of the Drachten-Groningen tramway - The Philipslijn model railroad by Fokko Feenstra

This is № 513 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. At the model train show “Modeltrein Expo On TraXs 2022”, Fokko Feenstra presented his beautiful model railroad layout called “De Philipslijn”. The miniature world in HO scale represents a section of the former tramway between Drachten and Groningen in the Netherlands.


Odsherreds Modeljernbane Denmark - A colourful and detailed model railway in HO scale

Published on November 24, 2022

Odsherreds Modeljernbane Denmark - A colourful and detailed model railway in HO scale

This is № 512 of Pilentum's model railroad videos. Steef van der Straeten, Danielle van Wingerden and Gerda Hoogerwerf (“Stedahult”) have modelled a famous Danish local railway, namely the Odsherredsbanen, in miniature. The unique beauty, the variety of colours and the perfect craftsmanship in model making give the model railway layout a special look.


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