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Visitors to the London Festival of Railway Modeling got a chance to eye highly detailed miniature trains and accompanying towns and displays on Sunday.

The event, which ran March 22-23 at Alexandra Palace, is London's top railway modeling event. About 40 working layouts — hand-picked by The Model Railway Club, which has more than 100 traders, clubs and societies — were on display.

Visitors look at the Abingdon model railway club's set 'Millanford' on March 23, in London.Rob Stothard / Getty Images
A model railway set depicting the Great Train Robbery in 1963 is on display on March 23, 2014 in London.Rob Stothard / Getty Images
A model railway enthusiast controls his working model trains on a North America inspired set at The London Festival of Railway Modelling at Alexandra Palace on March 23, 2014 in London, England.Rob Stothard / Getty Images
A large model railway layout of Austrian influence titled "Michaelerplatz" is on display on March 23, 2014 in London.Rob Stothard / Getty Images