Track & Wheel standards
NMRA Fine:HO (RP25/88)
Chilcott’s Ck to Temple Court (10.4 miles/16.7km) , Main Northern Line, Liverpool Range, NSW, Australia
Turnout & Signal Control
Wire-in-tube mechanical control back to working, fully interlocked lever frames for Kankool, Ardglen and Pangela, slow motion motors for storage yards. Signals scratchbuilt from brass with some 3D printed.
Integrated behind valance, LED slimline battens.
1980 to 1983, New South Wales Public Transport Commission & State Rail Authority eras.
Viewable scenicked areas will be handlaid code 70 on Central Valley plastic sleepers with handlaid 1 in 8 turnouts. The staging yards will be handlaid code 70 on PCB sleepers with 1 in 6 turnouts.
40 inch (1016mm); 36 inch (914mm) in helix
Diorama/shadowbox style on open frame benchwork, double deck, with spline roadbed.
42 to 70 inches (1067 to 1778mm)
1 in 84 (1.193%) against UP trains – prototype is 1 in 40 (2.5%)
Total length of mainline run
458 feet (139 metres) – between staging yard exits, including helix
Approximately 100 square metres (1076 square feet)