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A public garden line in Germany celebrates 20 years

By | February 14, 2018

The garden railway at Park Railway Chemnitz

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A public garden line in Germany celebrates 20 years
A public garden line in Germany celebrates 20 years

The railway at a glance

Name: Gartenbahn der Parkeisenbahn Chemnitz
Size of railroad: 21m x 9.5m (69′ x 31′)
Scale: Mostly 1:22.5
Gauge: Nº 1 (45mm)
Era: 1965-present
Theme: Central German Mountains
Age: 20 years
Power: Massoth DiMAX 1210Z; Digital Central Station 20 V/12 A
Length of mainline: 245m (803′)
Length of storage sidings: 125m (410′) in two levels
Track switches: 61 switches; LGB #16050 and #16150
Maximum gradient: 3.5%
Type of track: LGB
Minimum radius: 1,195mm (LGB R3)
Structures: Pola, Piko, and scratchbuilt
Control system: DCC
Website: www.parkeisenbahn-chemnitz.de/uebersicht

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