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Layout - Tim Johnson, Central Arizona Chapter

MODELING THE SWISS SBB and BLS RAILWAYS - After spending two years in the mid 1980s in Zürich, Switzerland, Tim decided to build a Swiss layout. The Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) serves Zürich, so he decided this would be the primary focus. He found the private line,  Bern-Lötschberg-Simplon (BLS), also interesting, and decided to model it also. This works well since both are seen on each other's tracks. The time period is the 1990s. Areas modeled are the Zürich main station (Hauptbahnhof), Därligen station in canton Bern, and the area around the hydroelectric facility at Schräh dam at lake Wägital in canton Schwyz. There is one section which is pure fantasy and that is the village of Muffikon, and the near-by mountain of Moxiberg.
Layout details can be found at www.sbb-bls-bahnen.com.

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