New passenger train yard

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 17

Now that all the track work around the roundhouse area is done it’s finally time to begin the work of installing and aligning the roundhouse and turntable.

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 16

This week I had to repair some of the old cork roadbed around the turntable before installation can begin on the track.

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 15

I Finally got the hole cut for the turntable and it’s time to get the rise built for the track that will go around the outside of the yard.

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 14

Now it’s time to tackle the roundhouse and begin to get the floor installed.

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 13

In this part I wanted to install the roundhouse floor But couldn’t make that happen so I thought I would share one of the buildings I built for the new area and how it will work with the mirror I installed earlier.

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 12

Part 12 UPDATE, This is a video update showing the completed side of the yard and what’s next to be done.

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 11

Now it’s time to install the mirror on the far end of the yard so I thought I would take a little bit of time to talk about different types of mirror to use on your layout.

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 10

Now it’s finally time to start laying the new track. After a small oversight it’s all going well.

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 9

Now that all the mainline turnouts and changes have been completed it’s time to begin installing the cork road bed.

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 8

This video will finally finish the main line turnouts and crossovers. We will also look at how I’m going to end another line at a wall.

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 7

In this video the work will continue on getting the mainline completed with all the access points to the train yard installed.

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 6

Now that all of the old yard track has finally been removed we can start the rebuild process. Lets start with adding a new turn out and the incline that goes around what will be the service area.

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 5

Now that the fascia has been completed it’s time to fill the huge hole left where the turn table used to be.

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part 4

After a couple weeks away I’m back. Now it’s time to get the end of the layout cut off and the fascia rebuilt.

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part 3

I thought I would give you a demolition update and maybe give a clearer view of how the track plan will go.

Building a new passenger train yard: Photo update

I missed Fridays upload so here are a few shots of what went on this week in the train yard. Demolition is slow going but it’s coming along.

 

Building a new passenger train yard part: 2

Here is a quick look at the process of removing the scenery and tracks of the old train yard.

 

Building a new passenger train yard part: 1

This is part 1 of a series of videos showing how I’m going to rebuild my train yard and turn into a much better working design.

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