Upper level (L1) of my N-scale layout
This is a quick presentation of my N-Scale layout. It is 3.2 meters long by 60cm wide (about bit more than 10 feet by 24″), on 2 main levels. It is divided in four easy-to-transport modules, numbered 1 to 4 below.
Here are the track plans:
Lower level (L0) of my N-scale layout
Due to different reasons, I am moving often within Europe. I had begun building a much more standard layout (basically the proportions of a 4/3 television screen), but realized that it would be harder to move…and above all not certified to fit in whichever apartment comes next.
So I opted for small modules, each 80×60 cm. To begin with, I decided to build 4 modules:
I am not a perfectionist, so I decided not to follow any official modular norms (there are many among clubs in France or Germany, that are described online).
I am not recreating any real place, nor am I looking for perfect realism. I tried, however, to have a nice looking cul-de-sac station. I have an old Arnold turntable, still working, but it will have to wait for future extensions.
Module 4 (on the far left) will be invisible (basically, a big mountain), although I am planning to add a small “secondary station” on the top, going up to a level 4.
What you see on level 0 is mostly invisible track, only the long straight section at the bottom is visible from module 3 to module 1 (a tunnel beginning before the curve).
Only enough to play with! Which for me was:
Though I like planning, I have already modified the lower level several times… the above layout plans are final. I used the excellent RailModeller (on Mac) to design them.
And that’s it for now!
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