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Offline TylerB

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A4 sized tram layout
« on: December 28, 2018, 12:45:18 PM »
I spent a bit of time last year not feeling engaged with my modelling... so as an attempt to get back into the swing of it I built a small A4 diorama of a rural tram stop


This got me inspired to build a 'Pre-metro' style underground tram station. Instead of just building a diorama this time, I decided to see if it was possible to build a layout in an A4 space. Sorry about the poor quality mobile phone pics!









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Re: A4 sized tram layout
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2018, 01:29:52 PM »
Brilliant work Tyler! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: A4 sized tram layout
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2018, 02:04:23 PM »
Top stuff, I love the escalators

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Re: A4 sized tram layout
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2018, 06:04:35 PM »
Top stuff, I love the escalators
Thanks! The steps on the escalators are made from cable ties

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Re: A4 sized tram layout
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2018, 06:24:11 PM »
Top stuff, I love the escalators
Thanks! The steps on the escalators are made from cable ties

Genius.

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Re: A4 sized tram layout
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2018, 09:20:43 PM »

Fantastic Tyler  :D :thumbsup: :D

I have never seen escalators in N scale .... they look fabulous

All best wishes
Kevin

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Re: A4 sized tram layout
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2018, 07:12:57 AM »
What trams are you using?

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Re: A4 sized tram layout
« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2018, 08:00:32 AM »
 :jawdropping:

Awesome!  :thumbsup:
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Re: A4 sized tram layout
« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2018, 10:54:13 AM »
What trams are you using?

The ones without lights are static Tomytec models, the ones with lights are Hobbytrain M6's with DCC chips. Unfortunately the Hobbytrain trams are a bit unreliable, so I might have to order replacement wheel sets for them (the manufacturer issued replacement parts with additional traction tyres because they originals have practically no traction at all!)

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Re: A4 sized tram layout
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2019, 04:24:44 PM »
YEAY! Berlin Trams too!

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Re: A4 sized tram layout
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2019, 09:42:13 AM »
This is great.

I've been wanting to build a station diorama/cameo layout for a while and your work is giving me even more motivation to do it.

Thanks for sharing.

Simon
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Re: A4 sized tram layout
« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2019, 12:49:05 PM »
I am totally new to N Gauge, and haven'T really done and modell train stuff since i was a kid.

I am, however, now determined to build a Grim Northern English Industrial N Gauge Tram Town diorama in a 60cm Box Shelf.

Right... first things first.... money...

 

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