How big is the HO train scale?

Answer Model toy trains come in a variety of sizes known as scales. Each scale defines how big the model is in relation to the real life counter part. HO model trains are 1/87 the size of actual locomotiv... Read More »

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How much would 1 mile of n scale model train scale track cost?

Okay, a mile in N-Scale would be 33 feet. Atlas N-scale Flex Track is $4.25 for 30 inchesSO, 33 feet turned to inches is 369 inches... now divide that by 30 inches and that gives you 13.2 lengths ... Read More »

How big is an N scale train?

N scale is a ratio of 1:160, which means the real thing is 160 times larger than the model. As a general rule, this makes engines about three inches long and rail cars about 2 1/2 inches long, but ... Read More »

What is a h0 scale train?

If you know anyone who is enthusiastic about model railroading, then you have probably heard them mention the phrase "HO scale." The concept of HO scale is very important in model trains and is fai... Read More »

What Is an N Scale Train?

An N scale train is a model train that is 160 times smaller than the real train it is replicating. Hobbyists uses them extensively in limited-size model train sets and in some war gaming layouts. T... Read More »