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N Scale Model Trains Database

Roundhouse

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Atlas 49317
Kato USA 176-8401
Bachmann 58158
Kato USA 106-4700
Micro-Trains NSC 01-17
Model Power 876171
Bachmann 065551
High Speed 418
Centralia Car Shops CCS6080-06
Kato USA 106-095


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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 75423 Items

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Recent Additions

N Scale - Roundhouse - 8870 - Boxcar, 50 Foot, Steel, Hi-Cube - Tropicana - 13084
N Scale - Roundhouse - 89426 - Boxcar, 50 Foot, FMC, 5347 - Various - 4-Pack
N Scale - Roundhouse - 89504 - Boxcar, 50 Foot, PS-1 - Various - 4-Pack

Body Style

Body StyleDatabase Count
All Items 1488
Generic Model 1
Atlas Boxcar 50 Foot FMC 5077 4
MDC Boxcar 36 Foot Wood Truss Rod 47
MDC Boxcar 50 Foot BFF Pickens Door 23
MDC Boxcar 50 Foot BFF Youngstown Door 30
MDC Boxcar 50 Foot FMC Combo Door 52
MDC Boxcar 50 Foot FMC Double Door (Centered) 59
MDC Boxcar 50 Foot FMC Offset Double Door 17
MDC Boxcar 50 Foot FMC Plug Door 121
MDC Boxcar 50 Foot FMC Single Door 111
MDC Boxcar 50 Foot Hi-Cube Plug Door 78
MDC Boxcar 50 Foot PS Plug Door 7
MDC Boxcar 50 Foot PS Single Door 57
MDC Boxcar 50 Foot PS Single Door and Roofwalk 5
MDC Boxcar 50 Foot PS Waffle Side 51
MDC Boxcar 50 Foot PS Youngstown Door 14
MDC Caboose Cupola 3-Window Woodside 2
MDC Caboose Cupola Offset 12
MDC Container Car Gunderson Husky-Stack 96
MDC Gondola 50 Foot Thrall Hi-Side 48
MDC Gondola 50/52 Foot Thrall/Mill 68
MDC Mixed Rolling Stock Set 1
MDC Open Hopper 3-Bay Offset Side 32
MDC Open Hopper 3-Bay Oval End 3
MDC Open Hopper 3-Bay Peaked End 14
MDC Open Hopper 3-Bay Rib Side 43
MDC Passenger Car 34 Foot Overton Baggage 19
MDC Passenger Car 34 Foot Overton Business 21
MDC Passenger Car 34 Foot Overton Coach 21
MDC Passenger Car 34 Foot Overton Combine 18
MDC Passenger Car 50 Foot Overton Coach 2
MDC Passenger Car 50 Foot Overton Sleeper 1
MDC Passenger Car 50 Foot Overton Business 1
MDC Passenger Car 50 Foot Overton Combine 1
MDC Passenger Car 50 Foot Overton Assortment 2
MDC Reefer 36 Foot Wood Steel Underframe 28
MDC Reefer 36 Foot Wood Truss Rod 97
MDC Reefer 50 Foot Express 21
MDC Reefer 57 Foot Mechanical 84
MDC Stock Car 36 Foot Truss Rod 23
MDC Steam Engine 2-6-0 Mogul 12
MDC Steam Engine 2-8-0 Consolidation 23
MDC Tank Car 30 Foot Modern 26
MDC Tank Car Single Dome 50 Foot 92