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
Integrated behind valance, preferably ‘daylight’ fluorescents, but more likely LED strip lighting.
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)
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)