Robert Comsol wrote:
P.S. Note the little miniature train accessory people. If I'm not mistaken their international scale is 1:87 which might suggest the original model to have a scale of 1:96 or smaller if the turbolift extension is a reference for scale.
I like to think the Bridge faces forward, and the external feature that looks like elevator housing is something else. This would make the ship a little bigger, but that's actually a good thing (up to a point; I'm not a JJ man).