How Do You Build A Large Scale Train Set In A House?

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How Do You Build A Large Scale Train Set In A House?

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The largest model trains typically suitable for the home are built in G scale, built at a 1 to 20.3 ratio. The G in G-scale has traditionally stood for garden, but train enthusiasts have brought the garden train indoors, building detailed scenery that can be enjoyed year round. Successfully building a model of this size will require detailed planning due to the size of the models involved, and you’ll need to devote a great deal of space to your large-scale model. The results of building a large-scale train set in the home can be amazing though, with far more detail possible than in smaller scales. Plot the design of your train set onto a series of graph paper sheets. Work at the same scale across the graphed layouts, using one sheet to plot the track placement, a second to plot wiring and a third to plot out the scenery element for your train set. After completing your design, take your tracks to the space set aside for your train and test the track layout on the floor, adjusting the d

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