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Dayo1050
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Postby Dayo1050 » Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:58 pm

Can any one help I have got kato track and I am just doing the platform for the station can any one tell me what height it should be from the top of the kato track to the top of the platform for the station thanks

abenn
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Re: Help

Postby abenn » Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:17 pm

From Wikipedia:

"United Kingdom
The standard height for platforms is 915 mm with a margin of +0,-25 mm.[5][14] On the Heathrow Express the platform height is specified at 1,100 mm (43.3 in) .[15]

High Speed 2 is expected to be built to dimensions conforming to the European Union technical standards for interoperability for high-speed rail (EU Directive 96/48/EC)[16] i.e. either 550 mm and 760 mm;[5] High Speed 1 has a platform height of 760 mm (29.9 in) on its international platforms.[17]
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Your height will depend on what scale you're using -- 1:148 for UK models or 1:160 for Japanese (and maybe others). So for a standard UK layout you're looking at 6.2mm.


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