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Hi Babs,
I like Swiss railways as I like all railways but I don’t love them (sorry!).
I am also surprised that there isn’t a kit available but I’m worried that it may be extremely expensive to 3D print such a station.
Might it be better to go for something where it is cut out of thin plywood or thick card by laser? I know it would still have to be assembled and painted etc. That may not be too difficult a task though, I’ve built a couple such kits and they go together quite easily.
Just a thought.
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That will be impressive and it's a great excuse for a wide range of trains. I've been there a few times and once managed to catch a DB ICE2 train to Berne.

One particular memory is of the swallows which had made their nests in the platform canopy along side the station building.

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Hi John & David I know what you say John about sort of Scratch building but I am useless. I am really into 3d printing. But i am no architect. This persons work is impressive I cannot share at the moment. The cost when you consider some of the larger Faller or Vollmer kits there is not much difference in the price I want this to be really special and I know what I am like about gluing Faller kits and so on I will ask if I can share by pics of this persons work.
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Hi Babs,
Okay, no problem! It certainly will be a doddle for you if it is all printed.
Actually, I’ve just remembered, my H0 scale class 20 bodies were quite reasonably priced - when you first said 3D printed, I was thinking of Shapeways prices, they are extortionate.
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:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:😄
Hi Babs,
Okay, no problem! It certainly will be a doddle for you if it is all printed.
Actually, I’ve just remembered, my H0 scale class 20 bodies were quite reasonably priced - when you first said 3D printed, I was thinking of Shapeways prices, they are extortionate.
Cheers,
John
Hi John I will not be building it the guy who is doing it will give me the completed model.
Other wise I would just mess it up.
Babs. Ps do not let me near a bottle of glue and any plastic kits😄😄😄
 

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Pete Hi The Interlaken Station is still on the drawing stage it is being done on a part time basis. The 3D drawings i have seen are fabulous. I could not draw them myself
He then test prints in N Gauge and if all works well then the Ho version.
I have also ordered it in N Gauge for my N gauge Swiss Layout
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Pete Hi The Interlaken Station is still on the drawing stage it is being done on a part time basis. The 3D drawings i have seen are fabulous. I could not draw them myself
He then test prints in N Gauge and if all works well then the Ho version.
I have also ordered it in N Gauge for my N gauge Swiss Layout
Babs
I am building Interlaken Ost in HO/HOm and have been searching for a suitable quality station building or kit. Nothing close until I stumbled across your post on the forum. Would you mind if I asked for a model in HO to be built? - I will obviously contribute to any costs you have incurred to design the 3D cad work if you have had much outlay. I assume the 3D print is just a process based on the final CAD drawing.

Either way I will keep looking for updates with much interest.

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I am building Interlaken Ost in HO/HOm and have been searching for a suitable quality station building or kit. Nothing close until I stumbled across your post on the forum. Would you mind if I asked for a model in HO to be built? - I will obviously contribute to any costs you have incurred to design the 3D cad work if you have had much outlay. I assume the 3D print is just a process based on the final CAD drawing.

Either way I will keep looking for updates with much interest.

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Pete
Pete I sent you a private Message.
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It's Late but i thought i would share the progress of Interlaken Ost Station. This is preproduction in N Gauge. If Okay it will be scaled up to Ho. But i am having it both Gauges.I wish i was so Skilled I hope you like it.Babs
 

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