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Trains have always interested me. And I also collect trains especially goods wagons.
Furthermore I have have some wild plans to have a model railroad at home.
- Märklin - The brand I collect (dutch site)
- NS In Model - All the trains and cars of the Dutch Railroad that have been re-produced as models are listed on this site.
- Benelux Spoor - Railroad model site (Dutch)
Wagons related links
- Internation Goods wagon Archive - A database of all European goods Wagons.
- Wagon photos - This site has many photos specifically on goods wagons, but also a lot of related information, such as the markings on these wagons.
- RIV2ASCII tool - A programme that dissects RIV and other codes, commonly spotted on freight wagons to readable text. It is still work in progress but qorks quite nicely already.
- Stalen rijtuigen - A site dedicated to the Dutch cars, maintained by Martin Haman.
- NS - Dutch railroad company with time table information
- Die Bahn - German railroad company with very good international time table information
- Het openbaar vervoer / Railnieuws - A free online magazine about railroad and public transportation (in Dutch)
- VSM - Dutch museum operating (mostly German) steam trains in the Veluwe area.
- Werkgroep Loc 1501 - A museum companies that has some very interesting locomotives, like the 1501, the 1211 and the 1122.
- Sporenplan.nl - Many track lay-outs of railway companies in Europe.
- Rolandrail.net - Information on time tables, especially on special trains.
- Trainweb - Directory of railroad sites.
- Museum Materieel - An overview of all material in Dutch Railroad musea.
- My Wiki - Here I collect various codes used on trains. Any help here is appreciated
- TreinVizier - Follow Dutch trains on their trips over the Netherlands railroads.
- Stations Web - A Dutch site with pictures of train stations.
- Seinenboek - The Dutch signalling system.
If you know any interesting links:
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