This building has been on my radar for a while after I stumbled across it while writing about the
Terminal Combiné Chavornay SA back in 2019. What’s the connection?
The Nestlé Suisse facility in Orbe is just up the railway tracks from the town of Chavornay.
Here’s a Streetview of the modern loading facilities at Nestlé in Orbe:
I’d not seen a loading bay with exterior weather shielding like this before and I thought it might be an interesting feature to recreate in miniature…
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Here’s an interesting real-World track layout for you…
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It’s in the grounds of the massive Aurubis copper production and recycling facility in east Hamburg. It’s a sprawling site but this section of track in particular caught my eye because it’s similar to the track plan of a significant number of model railways…
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This will be a quick post because I can’t find out much about this building, for the simple reason it’s not there any more:
However this is an almost perfect ‘ready-made’ cameo or micro shunting-module.
And yes, there are tracks there, honest…
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