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List of narrow-gauge model railway scales

Index List of narrow-gauge model railway scales

Railway modelling has long used a variety of scales and gauges to represent its models of real subjects. [1]

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Arthur Heywood

Sir Arthur Percival Heywood, 3rd Baronet (25 December 1849 – 19 April 1916) was the eldest son of Sir Thomas Percival Heywood.

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Bachmann Industries

Bachmann Industries (Bachmann Brothers, Inc.) is a Bermuda registered Chinese owned company, globally headquartered in Hong Kong; specialising in model railroading.

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British narrow-gauge slate railways

Narrow-gauge railways were used extensively in the slate industry of Great Britain, especially in Wales.

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EM gauge

EM gauge (named for the track gauge of a nominal Eighteen Millimetres) is a variant of 4 mm to a foot (1:76) scale used in model railways.

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Feldbahn

A Feldbahn, or Lorenbahn, is the German term for a narrow-gauge field railway, usually not open to the public, which in its simplest form provides for the transportation of agricultural, forestry (Waldbahn) and industrial raw materials such as wood, peat, stone, earth and sand.

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Finescale standard

Finescale standards or Fine Standards are model railway standards that aim to be close to the prototype dimensions.

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G scale

G scale (or G gauge) is a scale for model railways which, because of its size and durability, is often used outdoors.

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Garden railway

A garden railroad or garden railway (railroad in the US, railway elsewhere) is a model railway system set up outdoors in a garden.

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Gn15

Gn15 is a rail modelling scale, using G scale 1:22.5 scale trains running on H0/00 gauge track, representing minimum gauge and miniature railways.

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H0f gauge

H0f gauge (or H0i gauge) is a rail transport modelling scale representing Feldbahn-style 2 ft and 600 mm gauge railways using 1:87 HO scale running on Z gauge track.

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H0m gauge

H0m gauge is used to represent metre-gauge trains in H0 scale.

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HO scale

HO or H0 is a rail transport modelling scale using a 1:87 scale (3.5 mm to 1 foot).

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HOn30 gauge

HOn30 (also called HOn2½, HO9 and H0e) gauge is the modelling of narrow-gauge railways in HO on N gauge track in 1:87 scale ratio.

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HOn3½ gauge

HOn3 gauge represents the modelling of gauge railways in HO scale, resulting in a model track gauge of (the same as H0m and TT scale).

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Imperial units

The system of imperial units or the imperial system (also known as British Imperial or Exchequer Standards of 1825) is the system of units first defined in the British Weights and Measures Act of 1824, which was later refined and reduced.

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LGB (trains)

LGB stands for Lehmann Gross Bahn - the "Lehmann Big Railway" in German.

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List of rail transport modelling scale standards

This page lists the most relevant model railway scale standards in the world.

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Minimum-gauge railway

Minimum-gauge railways have a gauge of most commonly,,,, or.

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Model engineering

Model engineering is the pursuit of constructing proportionally-scaled working representations of full-sized machines in miniature.

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N scale

N scale is a popular model railway scale.

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Narrow-gauge railway

A narrow-gauge railway (narrow-gauge railroad in the US) is a railway with a track gauge narrower than the standard.

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Normen Europäischer Modellbahnen

Normen Europäischer Modellbahnen (German) or Normes Européennes de Modélisme ferroviaires (French) are standards for model railroads, issued by the MOROP.

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O scale

O scale (or O gauge) is a scale commonly used for toy trains and rail transport modelling.

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O14

O14 is a set of model railway standards for accurately modelling narrow-gauge railways in 1:43.5 (7 mm scale) using gauge track.

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On2 gauge

On2 gauge is part of the hobby of rail transport modeling.

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On2 Technologies

On2 Technologies, formerly known as The Duck Corporation, was a small publicly traded company (on the American Stock Exchange), founded in New York City in 1992 and headquartered in Clifton Park, New York, that designed video codec technology.

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On30 gauge

On30 (also called On2, O16.5 and Oe) '''gauge''' is the modelling of narrow gauge railways in O scale on HO gauge track in 1:48 scale ratio by American model railroaders, in 1:43.5 scale ratio by British and French model railroaders and 1:45 by Continental European model railroaders (excluding France).

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OO gauge

OO gauge or OO scale (also spelled 00 gauge and 00 scale) model railways are the most popular standard-gauge model railway tracks in the United Kingdom.

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OO9

OO9 is a model railway scale and gauge combination of 4 mm scale and gauge tracks, which models a prototype track gauge of.

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Queensland

Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.

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Rail transport modelling

Railway modelling (UK, Australia and Ireland) or model railroading (US and Canada) is a hobby in which rail transport systems are modelled at a reduced scale.

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Rail transport modelling scales

Rail transport modelling uses a variety of scales (ratio between the real world and the model) to ensure scale models look correct when placed next to each other.

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Railway Modeller

Railway Modeller is a monthly British magazine about Model Railways published by Peco.

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S scale

S scale (or S gauge) is a model railroad scale modeled at 1:64 scale, S scale track gauge (space between the rails) is.

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Scale (ratio)

The scale ratio of a model represents the proportional ratio of a linear dimension of the model to the same feature of the original.

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Scratch building

Scratch building is the process of building a scale model "from scratch", i.e. from raw materials, rather than building it from a commercial kit, kitbashing or buying it pre-assembled.

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SE scale

SE scale is a designation used by a growing number of modellers to describe miniature (model) trains which run on either Gauge 1 track or O gauge track.

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Sn3½

In rail transport modelling, Sn3½ is a scale/gauge combination derived from S scale to represent narrow gauge track by using gauge track (the same as HO gauge).

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Standard-gauge railway

A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.

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T gauge

T Gauge (1:450), is a model railway scale with a track gauge of.

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Track gauge

In rail transport, track gauge is the spacing of the rails on a railway track and is measured between the inner faces of the load-bearing rails.

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TT scale

TT scale is a niche model railroading scale, whose name stands for table top.

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Z scale

Z scale (1:220) was introduced by the Märklin company in 1972, and is one of the smallest commercially available model railway scales with a track gauge of.

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00n3

00n3 is the description given to modelling narrow gauge railways in 4 mm scale with gauge track.

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1 gauge

1 gauge, gauge 1 or gauge one is a model railway and toy train standard that was popular in the early 20th century, particularly with European manufacturers.

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16 mm scale

16 mm to 1 foot or 1:19.05 is a popular scale of model railway in the UK which represents narrow gauge prototypes.

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3 ft gauge rail modelling

3' Gauge rail modelling is a specialisation in rail transport modelling.

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5.5 mm scale

5.5 mm to 1 foot scale (1:55.4 or 1:55) is used for modelling narrow gauge railways.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_narrow-gauge_model_railway_scales

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