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THE BEST MODEL TRAIN SCALE

Mar 25th 2016

 Model trains come in many various sizes. For those who are just starting, you should do your research on what size scale model train would be the best for your enjoyment. When trying to decide what model train scale to start with, first look at the size of space you have to put your display. Reading up on different scales and their proportions to the prototype will also be of great help in your decision making process. Here is a list of some common scales:

SCALE SCALE to FOOT
O(17) .266" (6.75mm)
O,On3,On2 .250" (6.35mm)
S,Sn3 .188" (4.76mm)
OO 4.0mm (.1575")
HO,HOn3,HOn2 3.5mm (.1378")
TT, TTn3 .100" (2.54mm)
N, Nn3 .075" (1.90mm)
Z .055" (1.39mm)

Model trains of all sizes are fun for all ages and a great way to start a new family tradition!