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N Scale Model Trains Database

Custom Model Railroads

The Annual ARS Show in West Springfield MA draws many N Scale Enthusiasts


Trainworx 45399-4
Bachmann 24130
Arnold 0222
Kato Lemke 10-1297
Trainworx 45399-3
Walthers 929-50308
Trainworx 51096
InterMountain 65803-05
Atlas 48164
Bachmann 4733

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N-Scale Model Trains

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N-Scale Train Modeling is a hobby concerned with the recreation, display and operation of railway equipment in miniature. N-Scale is sometimes also referred to as N-Gauge.

N-Scale is a group of similar dimensional relationships including (but not limited to) 1/160, 1/150 and 1/148. All share in common a railroad gauge of 9mm (0.354 in). The earliest model trains to use this scale were made by Lone Star in the United Kingdom in their OOO (Treble-O) line. Interestingly, the Lone Star models use a dimensional relationship of 1/152. The first models to use a 1/160 scale were made by Arnold of Germany in the 1960s. The most common dimensional relationship in the United States and Europe is 1/160. Japanese manufacturers make a mix of 1/150 and 1/160 products but for the most part use 1/150. Model manufacturers in the United Kingdom prefer 1/148.

When it comes to track, N Scale always uses a standard 9mm distance between the two rails. The track height, however, can vary. Common heights are 0.08 inches high (Code 80) and 0.055 inches (Code 55). For narrow gauge modelers, track is 6.5mm between the rails (Z-Scale), but the dimensional ratio of the models is still typically 1/160, 1/150 or 1/148.

Worldwide, N Scale is the second most popular model railroading Scale after HO, but in certain geographical regions (Japan in particular) it exceeds even HO in popularity.

Collection N Scale Model Trains has 74567 Items

Top Contributors (30 day)

scottakoltz 849
Alain LM 44
CMK 19
meadowsn1956 9
baggedbird 8

Recent Additions

N Scale - Custom Model Railroads - 092 - Railroad Headquarters - Commercial Structures - Railroad HQ Four-Story Add-On
N Scale - Custom Model Railroads - 051 - 1920
N Scale - Custom Model Railroads - 027 - Vertical Lift Bridge Single Track  - Railroad Structures - Vertical Lift Bridge Single Track

Body Style

Body StyleDatabase Count
All Items 25
Custom Model Railroads Structure Kit 22
CMR Structure Kit 3