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Complete Information on N scale Model Trains

Complete Information on N scale Model Trains

What is N Scale Model Train?

N Scale model train is one of the most popular model train layouts. These layouts are usually built in the scale ranges from 1:148 to 1:160, the scale range is completely location dependent factor. It is also known as N gauge model train.

What are the advantages of N scale?

Well, the biggest advantage of this layout is it takes far more less space as compared to HO scale model train layout. However, it is not the smallest model train layout.

N scale model train layout is very much popular in Australia, USA, UK and Japan.The locomotives used in N scale layout is powered by DC motors. One can use digital control system to control the speed and direction of the train.

Variants in Different Locations (Scales):

United States and Europe: 1:160
United Kingdom: 1:148
Japan: 1:150

Famous N Scale Model Train Layouts:

  • San Diego Model Railroad Museum

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  • N-scale layout of the Stuttgart Main Railway Station (Germany)
  • East Valley Lines, Los Angeles, California

Thompson River Canyon N Scale Model Train Video

This model train is one of the best example of realistic N scale model train. This layout is equipped with so many great accessories which are very much responsible for building a great realistic N scale model train layout.

N Scale Model Train Locomotives.

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Locomotives plays a vital role in any of the model train layout. Here are few great N scale model train loco images:

Little Loco

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Wow! This loco is so cute! This is the best example of tiny locomotives. These locomotives are very much used in small scale layouts.

Royal Red Locomotive

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This red hunk is ready to show some action. Are you ready to witness the power of this awesome loco?

Powerful Locomotives

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These locomotives might look tiny but they are really very powerful.

Loco in Action

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This powerful loco is capable enough to pull large amount of load.

And Here are few great N Scale Model Train Layouts:

The Basic Layout

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Most of the N Scale layouts are usually looks like this in starting. The more accessories you add, the awesome it becomes.

Natural Scene Layout

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This layout is featuring natural scenery.

Semi Urban Layout

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This layout is representing a semi urban location from where the train is passing by.

Natural N Scale Scenery

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Here is one more scenery. This scenery is beautifully representing a great and scenic model train layout.

Choosing the Right Scale with Limited Space

N Scale model train layout construction is not at all difficult. All you need is dedication and inspiration. The best place to get the inspiration is either model train videos or you can visit model train exhibitions. Meet the people who have already created awesome layouts and keep building great model train layouts. We hope you all have liked this post. Please do not forget to share your amazing model train journey story. 🙂

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