How To Track Plan Database Jason Shron’s HO scale Kingston Subdivision layout

Jason Shron’s HO scale Kingston Subdivision layout

By Nastassia Putz | April 12, 2022

| Last updated on July 29, 2022

This multi-deck layout embodies his love for Canadian railroading

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Facts & featuresTrack plan of Kingston Subdivision

Name: Kingston Subdivision
Scale: HO (1:87.1)
Size: 12 x 45 feet
Prototype: VIA Rail Canada, Canadian National, GO Transit, and Canadian Pacific
Locale: Toronto, Ont., to Brockville, Ont.
Era: November/December 1980
Style: multi-deck around-the-walls
Mainline run: 310 feet scenicked, plus 245 feet in helix
Minimum radius: 36″ (main), 30″ (freight-only lines)
Minimum turnout: no. 8 (main), no. 6 (freight-only lines)
Maximum grade: 2 percent
Benchwork: open grid (deck one), plywood shelf supports (upper decks)
Height: 26″ to 59″ (east staging at 72″)
Roadbed: cork on EPDM foam sheet
Track: Peco code 83 and code 70
Scenery: plaster and cellulose insulation material mix on aluminum window screen
Backdrop: photos on painted sheetrock or 1/8″ MDF
Control: NCE Digital Command Control

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