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8 Minutes of Railfan Pron


First, a four-minute tour of the Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany. Billed as, “The world’s largest model railway,”  it’s more than just trains:

Then, let yourself be entranced by a film from the golden age of British railways. London to Brighton in four minutes:

If those don’t get your steam up, I can’t help you.

H/T: Theo Spark & Maggie’s Farm

BONUS: If you’re ready to push her past the company notch, here’s that Brighton trip 30 years later, side-by-side with the original:

And again, from this millenia, with a better soundtrack:

Finally, next time you need to clear your blast pipe, try the 1983 version by itself. The soundtrack is classic 80s, too.


I'm not into trains, big or small, but if I ever go to Germany, I'd love to visit the Miniatur Wunderland. It looks amazing!