Some say live steam trains, others say real steam trains. Today, we discover the world of coal fired garden railway, backyard railroad or garden railroad with live steam locomotives in 5 inch gauge and 7 1/4 inch gauge. It is about ridable miniature railways including locomotives large enough for one or several persons to ride on.
The whole video was taken on the railway course of the German Railway Modelling Club, called “Dampfbahnclub Taunus”, located near Frankfurt/Main, Germany. As you can see from the tracks, the park railway is suitable for 5 inch and 7 ¼ inch model trains. Please, enjoy these steam locomotives and listen to their original sound.