Links to Trackplans on the net

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Links to Trackplans on the net

Postby Dale_the_noob » Wed Apr 16, 2008 2:11 pm

I've been trying to find layout plans so I can work on mine, but there are only limited plans available on the net.

I thought I would provide a thread with all the sites I have found with trackplans on and other people can add their links to sites with layouts on.

Hopefully it could be made a sticky for people trying to find inspiration for their layouts.

http://www.thortrains.net/index.htm

http://www.trainplayer.com/Site2/User%2 ... Plans.html

http://www.carendt.us/scrapbook/page56/index.html

http://www.carendt.com/scrapbook/page61a/index.html

http://www.carendt.com/scrapbook/linkindex/index.html

I will add more later

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Postby Dale_the_noob » Wed Apr 16, 2008 2:43 pm

Lots of different track plans...

http://www.naisp.net/mfischer/m_train2.htm


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Re: Links to Trackplans on the net

Postby 1966uk » Sun Apr 27, 2008 12:33 pm

some exellent lay out designs for the sizes

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Re: Links to Trackplans on the net

Postby zabdiel » Mon Apr 28, 2008 5:44 pm

Space Mouse Rail Systems - Layout Design Contests

Layouts for 4 design competitions - 4'x8', 2'x8', 10'x12', 32sq ft. A variety of scales. Mostly US style designs.

Space Mouse's Beginner's Guide to Layout Design

(Edited to correct link and add Beginners guide link)
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Re: Links to Trackplans on the net

Postby kbriffa » Sun May 04, 2008 9:45 pm

http://tinyurl.com/3zwlv7

American-biased but still useful

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Re: Links to Trackplans on the net

Postby margao » Wed May 14, 2008 10:43 pm

I found this one particularly inspiring for the smaller layout:

Mike's Small Track plan Page

American site, using Atlas track design software but generally very good.

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Re: Links to Trackplans on the net

Postby class303 » Sun Jun 01, 2008 11:44 am

Ok not strictly model railway plans but a site that contains diagrams of the entire Dutch Railway network. Useful source of ideas:

http://www.sporenplan.nl/

Click on "Sporenplanen" on the left and then select [NS} for The Netherlands. Other links here for other counties but are no where as near complete as the Ducth ones.

The top two options are for simple drawings and then extensive. The extensive options include signal locations and so on.

When looking at Dutch plans remember that they 'drive' on the Right and the network is bidirectionally signed. In general the largest cities such as Amsterdam and Rotterdam do not have termani - the exception being Den Haag (The Hague). Most termani are at smaller locations.

Any problems with translations I'll be happy to help.
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Re: Links to Trackplans on the net

Postby imcwhitchurch » Fri Jan 09, 2009 11:45 pm

This may be useful:

www.layoutdesigns.com

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Re: Links to Trackplans on the net

Postby MärCo » Mon May 18, 2009 7:02 pm

On the site from NOCH you will find preformed modell layouts. Click on a layout you prefer, and at the technical details you will find a PDF with the trackplan.

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Re: Links to Trackplans on the net

Postby ChrisWV10 » Sat Oct 31, 2009 7:34 pm

Found this site with some good ideas. I think the layouts are based on Atlas but might get some inspiration if you're stuck for ideas....

EDIT: Think this might be the site margao linked to further up a bit but has relocated...



http://www.cke1st.com/m_train2.htm#doorplan

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Re: Links to Trackplans on the net

Postby Waverley Bridge » Wed Dec 01, 2010 1:25 pm

My website has over 170 designs that you might enjoy, based on a variety of board sizes. There's also Google aerial photography for those locations based on prototype locations.

Feel free to get involved and contribute some of your own ideas!

http://www.freetrackplans.com/

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Re: Links to Trackplans on the net

Postby MattWallace » Tue Sep 18, 2012 4:30 pm

http://modllr.com/ is a community site that allows you do upload layouts etc and search through them.

Not much there at the moment, but I'm hoping it will grow.

Matt

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Re: Links to Trackplans on the net

Postby luckymucklebackit » Wed Sep 19, 2012 7:41 am

This site should be required reading for anyone attempting a layout based on ptototypical operation.
http://www.signalbox.org/diagrams.php

Another site with documents having prototype track and signal plans, this time for anyone attempting multiple apect signals mainly. Beware - entering this site can result in long periods just browsing through the old signnalling notices!!

http://www.s-r-s.org.uk/archivesignals.html.

Hope these help

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Re: Links to Trackplans on the net

Postby BR01 » Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:19 pm

Very popular here in Germany:

http://www.moba-trickkiste.de/wie-macht ... laene.html

Of course in German language, however, enough pictures and track-plans!

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