New passenger train yard

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 21

Lets take a look at how the turntable operates with the roundhouse and the rest of the yard. This will be the last part in this series now that everything is working. Now it’s time to move on to the scenery work in another series.

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 20

Filling in the gaps, Lets look at how to fill the gaps made by removing the ties when the track was laid down.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 19

After some consideration and looking over my own videos I decided to do a video on feeder wires after all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Building a new passenger train yard: part: 18

I took a break from building this train yard to get the roundhouse done. Now that it’s done it’s time to get back to the 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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