The Amazing World of Miniature Trains | Rahmi M.Koç Museum

The Magnificent World of Miniature Trains' Exhibition was opened with the participation of Rahmi M. Koç, Chairman and founder of the Rahmi M. Koç Museum.
Magnificent World of Miniature Trains at Rahmi M. Koç Museum
In the model selected as the 'Best Fiction of the World' in Netherlands ONTRAXS 2012; With its locomotive, wagons and railway line, the historical-ancient texture of the Selçuk Station and its surroundings takes place in motion and sound. The 1-meter-long work in the scale of 87/10,5 with realistic sections from the Ephesus Antique City and the House of Virgin Mary awaits its enthusiasts at the Rahmi M. Koç Museum…
Rahmi M. Koç Museum, 'Great World of Miniature Train' with visitors to the exhibition offers a cross section of the Turkey 1980 ...
The locomotive, wagons and railway lines and the Seljuk-Ephesus-Meryemana-themed model train fiction, in which the Seljuk Station and its environs are located in accordance with the reality of the historical-ancient texture, show a feature of being a first in the history of Turkish model railway.
The project, which was presented to the taste of 300 thousand people in Dortmund Intermodellbau, the world's largest toy and model fair, was selected as the "Best Editing" in Holland Ontraxs 2012 and exhibited as a "Special Prestige Invitation" in Leverkusen.
The UM Magnificent World of Miniature Trains UM exhibition that appeals to visitors of all ages can be visited between 8 November 2012 - 2 June 2013.
Visible, realistic details
The work, started in 2010 and completed in 16 months, is 10 and a half meters long. In the project; 1/87 HO, the most common model train scale in the world, where the details can be selected and the realism can be captured was used by the human eye. While plastic, wood and resin were used in the selection of materials, ceramic plaster was preferred in the majority of buildings, rocks and walls. Car, human figures, wagons and locomotives were modified by scanning the photographic archives of Turkey of the 1980s. The trunks of the trees are made of electrical wire, and the leaves are made of wool and paper particles. Autumn was chosen as the season especially for revealing woodworks and presenting rich colors.
The exhibition can be visited from 10.00 to 17.00 on weekdays and from 10.00 to 18.00 on weekends.

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