Looking at my old layout and community layouts on Railmodeller for Mac
Hey everyone, it has been too long since I haven’t posted anything here. I hope everybody is staying safe, and maybe has more time at home to play with model trains! Here’s a short update: after more than 2 years without a layout, it’s time to start again…
So after another move, it’s time to take the layout out again. Of course, it was never finished in the first place, but now constraints are different, and I realize I am not satisfied with my previous modular layout, which I had presented here in 3D, and looks like that (at least for the upper and lower parts):
Upper level (L1) of my N-scale layout
So, now, I want to start again. Not completely. I would like to reuse part of my upper lever station, and also most of my hidden fiddle yard.
But the new layout will have to be lifted up to the ceiling in the evening (another constraint), while on the other hand have the possibility to be much bigger. Among other constraints, I’d like to have the main part of the layout never go with curves under a radius of 249cm (a recurrent minimum for many trains such as Kato models).
Right now, I am only starting. I am looking at layout plans and ideas.
How about you? Where are your projects? And how did you plan your own layout? If you have any tips, don’t hesitate to comment below!
It’s to to start again with the model train layout!
Hobbytrain BR 363 Cottbus DCC converted with extras
Hobbytrain Rottenkraftwagen KLV 53 converted (sound, Next18)
Contemplating Kato track, new fiddle yard
Mehano Vossloh G2000: Next18 conversion
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