Size of your layout?
Posted 30 December 2009 - 09:09 PM
Ok, I lied. Not sure how to make a poll function...So we will do a makeshift poll!
What is the size/shape of your train/city layout?
Mine is a smallish "L" shaped table with the main part being 4'x8' and the lip being 2'x4', which makes a nice switchyard off on the side.
I'm just curious as I've seen whole room setups and also 3 1/2' x 8 foot layouts.
Posted 31 December 2009 - 12:27 AM
Posted 31 December 2009 - 12:47 AM
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Posted 31 December 2009 - 01:58 AM
You guys are nuts.
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Posted 31 December 2009 - 02:13 AM
So rather than building Lego, I'm building furniture to store lego on!
Soon, though, I intend to rebuild my layout and get many of my sets out from storage. The initial layout will be 4x8 foot (the size of one sheet of ply :) ).
Posted 31 December 2009 - 04:54 AM
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Posted 31 December 2009 - 08:25 PM
To explain this, I just got some more train track for Christmas.
You should also see the trains I have on there, of course my Emerald Night, and a creation of mine, a GWR "Hall" Class
Edited by efullner, 31 December 2009 - 08:26 PM.
Posted 01 January 2010 - 08:16 PM
Posted 04 January 2010 - 05:34 AM
Posted 05 January 2010 - 11:51 AM
I don't have any stright track. Yet - I'll be buying the crossing when it comes out and using that and placing my loco/stock on the crossing.
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Posted 29 April 2010 - 09:33 PM
However, it lets me run 4 of my 8 trains at any given time, and the other 4 are all in sidings that can be switched easily. I aim for layouts that mean I can keep all 8 trains (5 x 12v and 3 x 9v) on the layout. There's a folder of pics on Brickshelf here. The bottom two levels are 12v and linked by a ramp/incline. On the diagram the bottom level is blue simply to keep it visible!
It's very much a work in progress, though progress has slowed at the moment.
Posted 01 May 2010 - 04:15 PM
Hopefully, by the end of the year we'll have the attic cleaned out for me. I'd be working on that now, but my younger brother is also claiming that space, so I'm giving him until his birthday (2 months) to get crackin', or I will. Anyway, I intend to set up a semi-permanent layout up there.
Probably a main L-shape, with perhaps a shunting yard connected to it, track-pieces and room permitting.
Posted 02 May 2010 - 09:36 AM
evaluation of the the the beginning up to in 2005
track plans of the beginning till now
Edited by patje, 02 May 2010 - 09:41 AM.
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Posted 02 May 2010 - 05:06 PM
I've designed the different train track inside the main big-circle; with this layout you can drive at the same time 6 trains, with 3 different transformers.
On the deadend track I've parked other 5 trains
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