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Backo Mini Express Museum: A Fascinating Journey into the World of Model Trains

If you're a fan of trains and miniature models, then the Backo Mini Express Museum is a must-visit destination. Located in Zagreb, Croatia, this museum is a haven for train enthusiasts of all ages.

The museum boasts an impressive model train layout that extends across eight levels, ranging from a height of 280 cm to -10 cm. With around 15 trains running on the model at any given time, visitors can witness the intricate details and craftsmanship up close. The trains are controlled by several computers, ensuring a seamless and realistic experience.

One of the highlights of the museum is the three shunting stations, two of which are located at a height of 280 cm and have 40 gauges each. The third station, located under the model at a height of 40 cm, has 18 gauges. Additionally, there are three railway stations, each with varying numbers of gauges.

To add to the excitement, trains descend onto the model from a height of 280 cm using two helixes, spiral structures that lower or raise the railway to the desired height. The larger helix has an impressive 22 levels and two gauges, while the smaller one has seven levels and two gauges.

The Backo Mini Express Museum is a treat for history buffs as well. The model trains represent various historical periods, allowing visitors to witness the evolution of trains over time. From steam locomotives to modern electric trains, the museum showcases the rich history of railway transportation.

Whether you're a train enthusiast or simply looking for a unique and educational experience, the Backo Mini Express Museum is the perfect destination. Plan your visit and get ready to be transported into the fascinating world of model trains.

Updated on 27 May 2024

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