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Types of Industries: Railcar / Locomotive Maintenance Centre

Posted in Layout Designs by Rob Chant. (Updated Monday, March 29, 2021 at 12:31:55 ADT.)

Monday, March 29, 2021

HO SCALE: Railcar / Loco Maintenance Centre

I offered to help a member of a railway forum design a HO-scale locomotive and railcar maintenance centre since I haven't done one before, and I thought it would be something a little different. I knew the layout owner's space would be a good match for the design, and I could really include a great deal of detail and some support structures in the...

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TAGS: Layout Size: Compact Layouts, Staging Options: Cassette Staging, Theme: Single Industry, Theme: Switching Operations, Type: No Run-Around Track, Types of Industries: Railcar / Locomotive Maintenance Centre



Posted in Layout Designs by Rob Chant. (Updated Sunday, January 23, 2022 at 16:46:00 AST.)

Sunday, January 23, 2022

HO SCALE: Railcar & Loco Maintenance Centre

This is one of those designs that took a twisted route to get from here to there. When originally contacted, my client was looking for a HO-scale layout that included a small yard and a station where he could stage his CN, VIA, and GO locomotives, with some limited switching thrown into the mix. He also wanted to provide allowances for...

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TAGS: Layout Size: Compact Layouts, Theme: Single Industry, Canada (Provinces): Ontario, Types of Industries: Railcar / Locomotive Maintenance Centre



Posted in Layout Tours by Rob Chant. (Updated Monday, January 24, 2022 at 11:02:00 AST.)

Monday, January 24, 2022

LAYOUT TOUR: Aaron Riley's Metra Service Centre Layout

Here is a link to Aaron Riley's adaption of my HO-scale design for a Railcar / Locomotive Maintenance Centre done in March of 2020. The story of the layout is done in a few parts (links at bottom of page) by site owner, Andrew Martin. It is so wonderful seeing this design coming to life.

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LINK: Aaron Riley's Metra Service Centre Layout

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TAGS: Types of Industries: Railcar / Locomotive Maintenance Centre

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