What is the largest model train set?

Miniatur Wunderland
The largest model train set is 15,715 m (51,558 ft 4.78 in) and was achieved by Miniatur Wunderland (Germany) in Hamburg, Germany, on 14 August 2019. The Miniatur Wunderland broke this record with the opening of the new route section ‘Monaco Provence’.

Where can you find the world’s largest model train set?

Located in Hamburg, Germany, the Largest model train set has a huge total length of 15,400 m (50,525 ft).

What sizes do model trains come in?

Most common model train scales

  • Z scale – 1:1220.
  • N scale – 1:160.
  • HO scale – 1:87.
  • S scale – 1:64.
  • O scale – 1:48.
  • G scale – 1:24 to 1:32.

Who created Miniatur Wunderland?

Gerrit and Frederik Braun
In the process, the Miniatur Wunderland, which did not yet exist, was ranked 3 by male respondents. According to the twin brothers Gerrit and Frederik Braun, the idea for Miniatur Wunderland, including the business plan, fitted on just two pages.

How much did it cost to build Miniatur Wunderland?

According to the operators, the 150-square-meter space has cost around 3.5 million euros, in addition to 150,000 man hours.

Which is bigger HO or N scale?

HO Scale is the most popular of the scales, because it is larger than N, but allows more realistic layouts than the larger scales given the same amount of space. Tons of track, rolling stock, and accessories to choose from.

What scale is bigger than HO?

HO is the next size and has been referred to as Half O with N scale being about half of that. And then there is Z. Z is small, really, really smaaallll at 1:220.

What scale is Miniatur Wunderland?

It has a scale of 1:87, so the normal gauge a role model of 1435 millimeters leads to a gauge of 16, 5 millimeters in H0.

How long did it take to build Miniatur Wunderland?

History of Wunderland. It took only five months from the initial idea in July 2000 until the construction of the first section started. Just eight months later, in August of 2001, the Miniatur Wunderland opened with its first three theme worlds.