Faszination Modellbau
Leading International Exhibition for
Model Railroading and Model Building
30. OCT.–01. NOV. 2020
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN
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Visitors  Model sectors  Railway Modelling

It’s the classic! The evergreens of the miniature worlds at FASZINATION MODELLBAU are always in motion and will once again be presented in two large exhibition halls along with their own knowledge forum. The outstanding variety and creativity of this timelessly classic hobby are especially evident in this model building...
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This year the Model Railway Forum will be held in the new additional model railway hall A2. It gives visitors at the fair the opportunity to gather further information on outstanding new products and developments. During the opening hours of the fair the forum will be a constant source of...
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Together with Lutz Mäder and Stephan Kraus, popular celebrity moderator Hagen von Ortloff of the well-known television series “Eisenbahn-Romatik” will present a show layout set in the 1950s and 1960s entitled “Model Railroading and Transportation History”. Trolley buses produced by Esslingen-based EHEIM GmbH & Co. KG in the 1950s and 1960s...
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The inventor and presenter of the popular TV series "Eisenbahn-Romantik" isi coming to Faszination Modellbau in Friedrichshafen. From Friday to Sunday at 2.15 pm onwards he will be present at the stand of publisher Verlagsgruppe Bahn (Hall A3, booth 3120) for an autograph session.
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2 Gauge: Unusual 2 Gauge Forest Railways  Attention will be focused on demonstrating the locomotives. A globally unique double-track bridge made of 206 metres of wooden slats will be on display. The tracks in the holding sidings, including the points, were bent and produced from nickel-plated profiles on wooden ties. All...
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1 Gauge: Franconian Terminal Station from the Days of the “Länderbahn” The very finely designed model railway layout is based on a Franconian terminal station from the days of the “Länderbahn”. It consists of the visible railway station with precisely matched background scenery and an adjoining staging yard.  Operator: Siegenburger Modellbahner Track...
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0e gauge: Romanian Forest Railway and Schwandorf Diorama  A visit to Covasna in Romania inspired Hans Poscher to build a model of the cable railway there. Armed with video camera, still camera, folding rule and notepad, the original Forest railway facilities were measured and captured as visual images. It was also...
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H0 Gauge: Jugtal railway  The H0 gauge model railway layout depicts a single-track branch line from the 1960s and 1970s. Passenger traffic typical for that time takes place between two train stations and a staging yard. Various freight trains travel to a variety of operating sites in order to pick up...
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TT/H0 Gauge:  TT Layout “Am Saaleck” and Model Railway Simulator with “A-Dorf” Train Station  The TT layout “Am Saaleck” is a replica of the Deutsche Reichsbahn (German national railway) in epoch 4. It’s a replica of an original landscape, route 600 Halle/Saale – Erfurt, as well as Bad Kösen and Großheringen,...
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N Gauge Silesian Railway Line, Hirschberg to Polaun  The N-gauge model railway layout is based on the Silesian railway line Hirschberg – Ober Schreiberhau – Polaun in epoch II. This route was electrified in 1924 and was the home line of the ET 89 railcar. The scale train stations are depicted in their...
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Z Gauge: Z Gauge – Small Railway Making it Big  Z-Freunde International will present several Z gauge model railway layouts which are well worth seeing and will be happy to answer any questions and provide information during Faszination Modellbau Friedrichshafen.  Further details concerning the Z gauge layouts to be exhibited will follow...
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All models are made of 90% aluminium. Like the original fairs, they’re equipped with fast running sequences, great chaser light and fog effects, the latest music and funny jingles. You’ll find a music express carousel (mountain and valley railway) on the fairground, a carousel break dancer, a shooting gallery, a sweets...
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BDEF, the Association of German Model Railway Clubs, organises “Junior College Europa”, where youngsters are introduced to railway modelling in seven playful and instructive steps, Apart from playing on the railway layout the children can also create a small diorama and take it home. On each day of the fair...
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Model railways have a long tradition as a popular hobby, and especially at Faszination Modellbau Friedrichshafen they attract and fascinate crowds of visitors. Renowned exhibitors such as Märklin, LGB, Trix, Faller, NOCH, BRAWA, Hornby, BEMO, PIKO, Tillig, Herpa and LEMKE as well as many small series manufacturers present their model railway portfolios...
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