Tuesday, 24 April 2012

The Train Set - This definitely is a must see

This is the world's biggest train set. 
Covers 1,150 square meters / 12,380 square feet
Features almost six miles of track and is still not complete.

Twin brothers Frederick and Gerrit Braun, 41, 
began work on the 'Miniature Wunderland' in 2000. 

The set covers six regions including America , Switzerland , 
Scandinavia , Germany , and the Austrian Alps . 

The American section features giant models of the 
Rocky Mountains, Everglades , Grand-Canyon etc 

It is expected to be finished in 2014, when the train set would 
cover more than 1,800 square meters / (19,376 sq ft) and 
feature almost 13 miles of track, by which time detailed models of 
parts of France , Italy and the UK would have been added ...

In total the set has taken 500,000 hours and more than 
8 million Euro to put together, 
the vast majority of which has come from ticket sales.

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