Thursday, March 26, 2009

Nine years, £8m and six miles of track later twin brothers present the world's biggest train set

By Mail Foreign Service
Last updated at 3:00 PM on 25th March 2009

It looks like night has fallen at a busy train station.

Row upon row of carriages wait for the passengers who mill about on platforms or buying last-minute snacks at kiosks.

But this is actually just part of the world's biggest train set which twin brothers have worked on for nine years and spent £8million on.

Stretching for a staggering six miles the track winds its way around some of the world's most famous landmarks, from the mountains of Switzerland to the hotels and casinos of Las Vegas.

Scroll down to see a video of the astonishing model

Enlarge train set

Trains line up at a busy Hamburg station as night falls while tiny figures gather around kiosks


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