Shapeways Bankruptcy and Closing

Today, like many of you, we have learned about the bankruptcy and closure of Shapeways. This news has understandably left many in the modeling community uncertain about their future options. In light of these events, we would like to extend our services to you.
As the founder of Western Rails Company, I began my journey in model designing using the Shapeways platform, much like many other enthusiasts. However, as their prices increased without a corresponding improvement in quality, we decided to establish our own printing service, leading to the creation of 3Dp Train.
With Shapeways closing its doors, we understand that many of you are searching for a new platform to sell your models or to have them printed for personal use. We invite you to explore our marketplace at
While we may not have the same sophisticated software that Shapeways employed, as a family-owned business run by fellow modelers, we are committed to delivering high-quality products and excellent service. We stand behind our work and will do everything possible to provide you with the best experience.
Thank you for considering 3Dp Train for your modeling needs. If you have any questions, feel free to send us a message through Facebook, our site, or via email at
Due to overwhelming demand we have begun to update our FAQ page with new questions that are being asked in regards to this news. Please be sure to check it out here:
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