Search :
Type the text to search here and press Enter.
Separate search terms by a space; they will all be searched individually in all fields of the database.

Click on Search : to go to the advanced search page.
Mkt: Check this box if you want
to search in classified
instead of the database.

N Scale Model Trains Database

True Line Trains

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




Trending

ScaleTrains.com 30226
Atlas 40 002 953
Layout Dynamics 5600
Roundhouse 8180
Bluford Shops 86391
Life-Like S780A
Kato USA 106-086-1
Micro-Trains 140 00 040
Kato 20-901
Kato USA 106-1055


Please help support TroveStar. Why?

N-Scale Model Trains

NSE Classifieds are up and running. Shop Here!

We are still running our promotion to give away free trains to folks who help us enter data. Details Here.

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 71194 Items

Top Contributors (30 day)

UserCount
scottakoltz 341
dracozamach 128
jmentzer3 74
CMK 69
gdm 61


Recent Additions

N Scale - True Line Trains - 600084 - Boxcar, 50 Foot, Newsprint - British Columbia - 6-pack
N Scale - True Line Trains - 600090 - Boxcar, 50 Foot, Newsprint - British Columbia - 4637
N Scale - True Line Trains - 600089 - Boxcar, 50 Foot, Newsprint - British Columbia - 4618

Body Style

Body StyleCollection Count
All Items 107
True Line Boxcar Steel 50 Foot Newsprint 95
True Line Diesel Road Switcher RS-10 6
True Line Diesel Road Switcher RS-18 6