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Model Railway Enthusiasts Will Think They Have Died And Gone To Heaven

You have to give it to the Germans, when they do something they do it well and with style.  This is exactly true of the Miniatur Wunderland exhibition in Hamburg in Germany.

This amazing computer controlled exhibition is located in a historic warehouse district in the centre of Hamburg, and features dozens of working trains, a full working airport with planes taking off and landing, fire engines attending a fire, a cruise ship sailing up the river, a football stadium, and so many other features that are too many to list.

Currently the layouts, which span 3 floors and 6,400 sq.metres have over 950 trains alone.  The statistics on this place and it’s features are unbelievable, and countless hours of work have gone into it.  Take a look HERE at what this exhibition includes.

Any lover of model railways and miniature layouts on seeing this must think that they have died and gone to heaven.  It’s definitely worth making a trip to Hamburg for don’t you think?

Below is a 5 minute short video of some of the items that are in this exhibition.  It must be even more amazing to see first hand.  I know it’s on my bucket list.