Alexander Seal

Universal Staging Yard

Introduction

Fiddle yard or staging,

Alresford (8'), Bodmin Road (12'), Churston (12'), Dainton Tunnel (6'), Maiden Newton (10'), Midford (10'), Saltash & The Royal Albert Bridge (10'), Tiverton Junction (14') and Torre (12').

Track Design

Minimum radius 600mm / 24 inches

Track

Denys Brownlee used 1/4 x 1/16 in nickel-silver

1/4" x 1/16" brass track

countersunk brass screws

Denys Brownlee

Mangle by Peter Clarke

Turnouts - 2mm Assn. plain strip rail on sheets of 0.8mm PCB

Loading Gauge

Gradient

Defining Standards

Standard Prototype Model  
Typical equipment length 57 ft 117.4mm (1:148)  
Maximum equipment length 75 ft 6 in (Mk3 Carriage) 155.4mm (1:148)  
Vertical Convex Curves (up-slope to horizontal) - 3' 3" / 1m As recommended by Geoff Jones in Track - How It Works And How To Model It
Vertical Concave Curves (down-slope to horizontal) - 1" 9" / 500cm As recommended by Geoff Jones in Track - How It Works And How To Model It
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Spline Roadbed

http://s145079212.onlinehome.us/rr/howto/splines/index.shtml

DCC

- Power Districts

- Programming track