The world's largest indoor steam meeting takes you on a fascinating journey through the era of the steam engine. Here you can gain nostalgic insight into the technology of steam model engineering and marvel at over 1,000 steamships, steam engines, steam-powered road vehicles and steam locomotives in action. Over 500 international exhibitors, model owners and clubs transform the Karlsruhe exhibition halls into an inspiring experience for the whole family attracting around 20,000 visitors every year.
When the cog wheels of an elegant highly-polished miniature steam train interlock perfectly, it is a joy to watch for all those who love such immaculate mechanical rhythm. But every now and then there is a change in route profile...
Railway vehicles steam around the attractive driving routes, and guest drivers enjoy hours of fun on the large 5" track and the combined 5" and 7 ¼ "layout. The varied track plan can be found under visitor > hall plans
Messe Sinsheim has the knack when it comes to conjuring a smile on the faces of their audience. Last weekend some 20,000 visitors at the 20th Indoor Steam Engine Meeting delighted in the miniature world of diverse steam-powered...