Discover our model railroad projects here!

We have automated many model railroads over the years. Usually at the clients’ homes, here we don’t always have the footage anymore unfortunately. However, starting in 2021, we also began actively building model railroads on commission. All the projects we have had the pleasure of doing we would like to show you on this page.

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Choose one of our model railroad projects below:



For projects completed by us, you can view a comprehensive photo report by clicking the blue button!




Our model railroad projects in overview:





H0 havenbaan, DTS Baanbouw

Superstructure



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Shadow station



Project 1 – A Dutch port 


A nice project in H0 2-Rail scale of 6×3 meters. Our client wanted an improved version of his previous model layout and we fulfilled that wish. In addition to a functional shadow station where there is room for many of his
model trains, the design is divided into two parts. First, the shadow station is connected to the superstructure by two large climbing spirals. Here a long parade track runs along the back so that long trains alternate
be able to drive through the landscape. Commuter and freight trains take the branch line to the port, where there is also a head-end station. A typical Dutch model layout with polders and dikes.

  • Scale: H0
  • Dimensions: 6 x 3 meters
  • Rails: Peco code 100
  • Operating system: Dinamo / OC32
  • Software: iTrain
  • Construction: Lasercut Plywood

This job will be delivered by us in Casco condition.

Project is completed in 2022






Modelbaan ontwerpen. Ontwerp Limburgbaan deel 1 DTS Baanbouw

Track plan Superstructure



Ontwerp Limburgbaan deel 2 DTS Baanbouw

Track plan Substructure



Project 2 – The Limburg Job 


A challenging project in scale N. Our client has fond memories of the days when Holland was still filled with romantic diesel tracks. In this design, we chose to reflect some of that romance
give. A single-track line with industry and a large station, with one of our specials in the lower level; the laser-cut model of Ermelo Station. Lots of variety and fun to play combined in a handheld model railroad.
To secure the track we use the ABC diode braking technique. We have specially designed our own prints for this purpose.

  • Scale: N
  • Dimensions: 2.5 x 1.6 meters
  • Rails: Peco code 55 finescale
  • Digital system: Roco Z21 i.c.w. ABC Diode braking technology.
  • Software: Z21 app
  • Construction: Lasercut Plywood

This layout will be fully equipped with Scenery by us in addition to Casco

Current status: Partially completed, additional work is currently being performed.

This project has become known through various publications on social media and magazines.






Modelbaan ontwerpen - DTS Baanbouw Herfstbaan Bovenbouw

Track plan upper track



DTS Baanbouw Herfsbaan onderbouw

Track plan substructure



Project 3 – Autumn in Germany 


A fun project in H0 3-Rail scale. Our client’s desire is for fully automated multiple train operations. The challenge is in the surface of the model layout. With a maximum dimension of 370
x 160, this is a fun puzzle in 1:87 scale. But to our great satisfaction, we managed to put our client’s wishes on paper perfectly.

  • Scale: HO 3-Rail
  • Dimensions: 3.7 x 1.6 meters
  • Rails: Märklin K-Rail
  • Digital system: Märklin CS3+, DTS detection system S88, OC32
  • Software: iTrain
  • Construction: Lasercut Plywood

This layout will be fully equipped with Scenery by us in addition to Casco

Project is completed in 2023






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Project 4 – Shunting puzzle 


You don’t get these requests every day, a simple but mostly playful shunting track as a variation on the inglenook / timesaver principle. A fun and mostly hand-held module on which we will be using our new ASB4 servo controls

  • Scale: HO 2-Rail
  • Dimensions: 1.2 x 0.25 meters
  • Rails: Roco Geoline
  • Digital system: Roco z21, DTS ASB4 servo controller
  • Software: none
  • Construction: Lasercut Plywood

This layout will be fully equipped with Scenery by us in addition to Casco

Current status: delivered






DTS Baanbouw - Aquariumbaan

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DTS Baanbouw - Aquariumbaan

Track plan shadow station



DTS Baanbouw - Aquariumbaan

3D Impression



Project 5 – Aquarium track in the closet


One of our first requests was to design a cabinet in which to display a model railroad like a diorama, or as the client called it “an aquarium.” A beautiful custom project where we built the whole out of two towers
with climbing spirals, a shadow station behind closet doors and a 150 x 80 cm aquarium layout. In this diorama, three layers become visible and we managed to maintain the illusion that the train progression will remain unpredictable.

  • Scale: N
  • Dimensions: 3 x 0.8 meters
  • Rails: Peco code 55 finescale
  • Digital system: Dinamo
  • Software: iTrain
  • Construction: Lasercut Plywood

This layout will be fully equipped with Scenery by us in addition to Casco

Current status: Under contract, start is not yet scheduled





Modelbaan ontwerpen - DTS Baanbouw Herfstbaan Bovenbouw

Track plan superstructure



Stadsbaan - DTS Baanbouw

Shadow station 1



Project 6 – City job in the attic


A large H0 model railroad with only 1 specific wish, the entire surface will be a city. Our client wants to fulfill a long-held wish and see his mostly analog model trains running along with streetcars
and buses in a huge city. It is up to us to make this somewhat challenging and vivid. We chose to lay a double-track railroad over several levels centered on a station.
From and around the station, the city builds up in different levels. Thus, we want to create the illusion of a big city. In addition to trains, this model layout will also feature digital vehicles such as buses, fire trucks
and streetcars going around.

  • Scale: H0 2-Rail
  • Dimensions: 4.6 x 2.8 meters
  • Rails: RocoLine without bedding
  • Digital system: Dinamo & MCC
  • Software: iTrain
  • Construction: Lasercut Plywood

This job is delivered by us Casco

Current status: In progress






DTS Baanbouw - Duitse Grensbaan

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DTS Baanbouw - Duitse Grensbaan

Runway plan invisible



DTS Baanbouw - Duitse Grensbaan

3D overview



Project 7 – German border region


An unusual design in a kind of Z-shape. Our client had a wish that gave quite a challenge to come up with a beautiful design. A nice length with a break, actually two model railroads linked
Becoming. With as an added challenge a sloping wall on the right part of the layout.

We overcame ourselves creatively, a double track layout with a shadow station behind a wall for sufficient capacity. There are some loops hidden in the left section so you can sometimes find the trains in unexpected places
emerge. Thus, they can spontaneously enter a climbing spiral to a classic protected head station with steam depot and turntable.

  • Scale: N
  • Dimensions: 5.8 x 1.8 meters
  • Rails: Peco code 55 finescale
  • Digital system: Dinamo
  • Software: iTrain
  • Construction: Lasercut Plywood

This layout will be fully equipped with Scenery by us in addition to Casco

Current status: In progress






DTS Baanbouw - Tijdperk 6

Runway plan



Project 8 – Modern times 


A beautiful design in scale N. Our client was inspired by the modern material, long motley trains in a German/Dutch setting in Era 6. As an inspiration on the border traffic between Germany and the Netherlands.
We applied many heights, levels and several shadow stations. Our assignment was simple: the train sequence must not be predictable. The customer wants to be surprised. This design will fulfill this wish. To
make it extra special, the trains disappear into a cabinet to travel to a shadow yard which is in the space behind.

  • Scale: N
  • Dimensions: 2.9 x 3.1 meters (without the shade area)
  • Rails: Peco code 55 finescale
  • Digital system: YaMoRC
  • Software: iTrain
  • Construction: Lasercut Plywood

This layout will be fully equipped with Scenery by us in addition to Casco

Current status: In design






DTS Baanontwerp Fleischmann

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Shadow station



Project 9 – A Fleischmann layout 


For an attic, we were asked to create a layout design with Fleischmann Picollo rails in scale N. In addition to a shadow station, the main desire was to create a varied train flow.

  • Scale: N
  • Dimensions: 2.5 x 2 meters
  • Rails: Fleischmann Picollo

Current status: completed






DTS Baanbouw - Ontwerp Paradestoom

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Project 10 – Parade Steam 


For this project we have been asked to create a layout design for a large room, where in scale N many long steam and diesel traction will be on display. With a large station where long trains can wait, and several parade tracks
and sidelines, this layout will be a sight to behold when completed.

  • Scale: N
  • Dimensions: 4.5 x 4 meters
  • Rails: Peco coder 55 finescale
  • Digital system: Dinamo
  • Software: iTrain
  • Construction: Own construction

This track is designed by us, the customer builds it himself.

Current status: completed





DTS Baanbouw Plottenstein

Runway plan



Project 11 – Plottenstein


For this project, we were asked to realize an existing track design. The customer has chosen to do his own track design. We will realize this design in Casco form by providing the structure, rails, signals and automation.

  • Scale: H0 (3-Rail)
  • Dimensions: 3 x 2.15 meters
  • Rails: Märklin C-Rail
  • Digital system: Märklin CS3+ i.c.w. DTS88n detection and YaMoRC YD8008 & YD8116
  • Software: iTrain
  • Construction: LaserCut

This track is being built and automated

Current status: delivered






DTS Baanbouw, Project 12. Grachten aan de Amstel

Overview of the layout plan



DTS Baanbouw, Project 12. Grachten aan de Amstel

The shadow station



Project 12 – Canals on the Amstel


For this project, we were asked to design a track plan where long Dutch trains could parlay! On this huge layout, trains ride through a large central station past canals and industry. Streetcars may also
not missing from the whole. We will realize this design in Casco form by providing the structure, rails, signals and automation.

  • Scale: H0 (2-Rail)
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 meters
  • Rails: RocoLine without bedding
  • Digital system: Dinamo
  • Software: iTrain 5
  • Construction: LaserCut

This track is being built and automated

Current status: Under contract, design pending, planned start in early 2024






Onze projecten, DTS Baanbouw! Baanplan Project 12 - Nederlandse Bergen

The overall layout plan



Onze projecten, DTS Baanbouw! Baanplan Project 12 - Nederlandse Bergen

The shadow station



Project 13 – Dutch mountains


For this project, we were asked to apply a bit of imagination. A Dutch model railroad often has a boring track layout, so we’re going to take the high road with the Dutch railroads. And why not, with model railroading everything is
possible! We will realize this design in Casco form by providing the structure, rails, signals and automation.

  • Scale: N (1:160)
  • Dimensions: 3.60 x 0.90 meters
  • Rails: Peco Code 55
  • Digital system: Dinamo
  • Software: iTrain 5
  • Construction: LaserCut

This track is being built and automated

Current status: Under contract, start planned in early 2024






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