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Home Atlas 4x8 Industrial Track Plan #4

This is one more simple 4x8 track plan in O-gauge, designed with Atlas Industrial track pieces. The layout features single main line in oval which passes via small station and has also several branches and reverse loop.


Scale & Size
Scale: O (1/48)
Size: Small
Dimen­sions: 244cm x 122cm; 96" x 48"; 8′ x 4′
Area: 2.97m2; 3.55yd2
Time & Theme
Epoch/Era: By your choice
Theme: By your choice
Scene: By your choice
Tracks & Route
Trackage: Atlas O Industrial
Type: Closed Route
Line: Single, with Branch(es), with Reverse Loop(s)
Min. radius: 457mm; 18" (O-36)
Turnout angles: 30° (O-36)
Features & Control
Traffic: Passenger, Freight, Shunting/Switching
Power supply: By your choice
Uncoupling: Electric and Manual


This layout design is suitable for children and beginners with limited space. It may be built as permanent layout or like dismountable (temporary) setup on the floor. The track plan allows continuous running of short trains as well as various switching operations.

Note: The original track plan uses Atlas O-scale industrial tracks and switches with built-in roadbed. Because TL and TR switches were never got produced, you can replace them with O-36 LT and RT switches (#6075 and #6076) with added-on roadbed (#66075 and #66076). You can do the same for all other tracks in the plan and replace the industrial tracks with the regular O-scale Atlas 3-rail tracks.

Project: Track Plan   
Author: Milen Peev aka Mixy   
Designed with: SCARM
Posted on: 12 Jun 2020
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