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This is relative simple and easy to build track plan, suitable for a shelf layout. It is designed as figure 8-shaped single main line with 4-track train station and allows running of both passenger and freight trains.


Scale & Size
Scale: N (1/160)
Size: Very Small
Dimen­sions: 255cm x 59cm; 100" x 23"; 8.4′ x 1.9′
Area: 1.49m2; 1.78yd2
Time & Theme
Epoch/Era: IV, V / Modern
Season: Spring/Summer
Theme: Fictional
Location: Somewhere in United States
Scene: Urban/City, Plain
Tracks & Route
Trackage: Atlas N Code 80
Type: Closed Route
Line: Single
Min. radius: 249mm; 9.8"
201mm; 7.9" (only one flex)
Max. grade: 3.8%
Turnout angles: 15°
Features & Control
Traffic: Passenger, Freight
Power supply: DC or DCC
Turnouts: By your choice
Uncoupling: Manual


The scene consists of main street with T-shaped crossing and several buildings around it, cargo branch, tunnels and bridges and two level crossings. The size is 2550mm x 585mm (100" x 23") and the era may represent the time from 80's up to now. The blue plane on the back side of the layout (upper side in the plan) is provided for wallpaper images of a city in the distance. All the tracks are from Atlas N scale (Code 80) library, while all other scenery and urban items are custom build using SCARM figures' interface.

Project: Layout   
Author: Milen Peev aka Mixy   
Designed with: SCARM
Posted on: 19 Oct 2013
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