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Medium-sized OO scale layout with oval shape, designed and built by Dr. Jake, using Hornby tracks, Bachmann trains and Skaledale buildings and structures.


Scale & Size
Scale: 00 (1/76)
Size: Medium
Dimen­sions: 250cm x 150cm; 98" x 59"; 8.2′ x 4.9′
Area: 3.75m2; 4.48yd2
Time & Theme
Epoch/Era: III, IV, V / Modern
Theme: Fictional
Location: Europe, UK
Scene: Suburban/Town, Plain
Tracks & Route
Trackage: Hornby OO Set-track
Type: Closed Route
Line: Mixed (Single + Double), with Branch(es)
Min. radius: 438mm; 17.2" (R2)
Max. grade: 5%
Turnout angles: 22.5°
Features & Control
Traffic: Passenger, Freight, Shunting/Switching
Power supply: DCC
Turnouts: Manual
Uncoupling: Manual


The track plan consists of a single line in the outer oval and a double line in the inner oval. The both lines are passing through the main station, located in the front area. A small depot, accessed by a turntable is also presented together with several buildings that are part of a small town.

See how Dr. Jake constructed his layout and how he operates the trains on it in the following video: Video Presentation of Dr. Jake’s OO-Scale Layout.

Dr. Jake is also a fan of Lego and Lego Trains. See more interesting videos and reviews in his YouTube channel here: Dr Jake's Very British Reviews.

Project: Operational Layout   
Author: Dr. Jake   
Designed with: SCARM
Posted on: 19 Apr 2018
Views: 20083
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