Track Spacing on Transfer Table?

Discussion in 'On30 Forum' started by jcoop1, Oct 30, 2006.

  1. jcoop1

    jcoop1 Member

    Hello all,

    Starting to construct a transfer table for staging. I am looking for a better idea for track spaceing.

    I think I will use 3" on center spacing.

    I am looking to get the New Bachmann Forney and the Precision Galloping Goose. Are either of theese wider than most of the Bachmann or BLI stuff?

  2. johntealn30

    johntealn30 New Member



    Not a great authority as i Scratchbuild/ kitbash most of my stock, but the two bachmann locos I have are 2" wide or less, from waht ive read else where 3" centres should be ample

    RJR Branch Line
  3. jcoop1

    jcoop1 Member

    I was able to measure a BLI C-16 last night and it is just under 2 1/4 wide.
    Can anyone think of anything that might be wider?
  4. pgandw

    pgandw Active Member

    The NMRA standard for On3 is 3" separation on straight track. Since some On30 models are scale replicas of 3ft prototypes except for track gauge, the On3 standards should cover you. K-27, 28, 36 series models would be slightly wider than a C-16.

    my thoughts, your choices

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