One of the largest railway models in Eastern Europe is being created in the capital of Ukraine.

One of the largest in Eastern Europe model of the railway is being created in Kyiv

It consists of 37 modules located on an area of ​​87 m² reports railway magazine Railway Supply with reference to Railinsider. The model is produced by Miniland.UA. By the end of 2021, the work, which lasted 2 years, is almost completed.

One of the largest in Eastern Europe model of the railway is being created in Kyiv

In the final version of the project people will “perform” various works, the streets will be illuminated by lanterns, lamps will burn in houses and vehicles will move. More than 10 km of wires are already being laid for this.

The authors wanted to depict Ukraine on a model – with its cities and villages, reservoirs and the railway.

As director Pavel Gushchin explained, this will be one of the largest rail projects in Eastern Europe.

One of the largest in Eastern Europe model of the railway is being created in Kyiv

Objects and details are made on a scale of 1:87. To make them as realistic as possible, the craftsmen measured the walls of each architectural object that they made.

Among the Carpathian peaks, in the very center, rises the Olesko castle, which is located in the Lviv region. There is also the Podillia region with authentic huts, pierced by a river with real water and a dam.

The authors promise that they will implement a real river, mountain lake and water mill. Water will flow from the lake along the river to the boundaries of the layout. The sluices on the water mill will regulate the flow of water.

It is planned to install special pumps and a container with water under the model.

One of the largest in Eastern Europe model of the railway is being created in Kyiv

In mini-Ukraine, there is a wide and narrow-gauge railway and stations of Ukrainian cities. Car models were bought in other countries and produced with their own hands. The wireframes are 3D printed and painted according to real samples.

All trains move through electronic connections and mechanisms.

One of the largest in Eastern Europe model of the railway is being created in Kyiv

“We buy many cars, there are those that we make ourselves. We don’t have many manufacturers, – Pavel Gushchin explained. “One train from several wagons costs about 900 euros.” A team of six people has been creating one carriage independently for almost a month.

There are also electric trains, in particular, the “Carpathian Express” – electric train EP2 with the communication Lviv-Mukachevo.

One of the largest in Eastern Europe model of the railway is being created in Kyiv

One of the most interesting locations of the model is the railway station in Gaivoron.

“This is a unique place where narrow-track and wide-track railways are combined. However, now there has been a reconstruction of the building, and we have reproduced everything in the old version. A drawing was sent to us by a subscriber, ”Pavel emphasized.

Locomotive depots are also presented on the model. One of them was created according to the prototype of the Snovsk depot, where steam locomotives are still serviced.

One of the largest in Eastern Europe model of the railway is being created in Kyiv

There is also a railway warehouse in Slavut, Khmelnytsky region. This is a warehouse for short-term storage of goods at the railway station. According to the organizers, the miniature structure has two types of walls: brick and wood, which had to be created and painted with jewelry.

The length of the building reaches 64 cm.

One of the largest in Eastern Europe model of the railway is being created in Kyiv

The layout for public viewing is planned to be exhibited in April next year in the entertainment center “Blockbuster” in Kyiv. After the completion of the main work on the project, the exposition will continue to be supplemented with new objects.

One of the largest in Eastern Europe model of the railway is being created in Kyiv

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