At BrickExpo in Canberra this year, I took a monorail based on the tram from the public transport set. It was a hit with lots of people, and I thought I would have a go at building a few more.
I never really liked the proportions of the space series monorails, which were all I have managed to get second hand from ebay, So I had a go at building my own. I will upload some photos of the tram based one later, but here is a screenshot from LDD on my current model I am working on, and when the parts arrive, I will build it and show it off too. As you can probably see, it shares it's heritage with the 7939 Cargo train.....
I was going to build the monorail to use PF, but you just can't beat the simplicity of the 9v battery box system monorail used, and it takes up a lot less room too, so for the moment, I'm sticking with that.
You'll just have to imagine the monorail track under it as I cannot find it, or the monorail base, in LDD.
It will end up being about 2 studs longer than the monorail base, and should be able to go under other tracks. One half or one car is taken up with the battery, leaving the rest of the area for passengers or whatever else. If you want to see more pictures, let me know.
Edited by TheBrickster, 15 January 2012 - 03:26 PM.
Added your most recent picture.