Railroad Modelling in N Scale

- N scale is a great scale to build wide expanses of scenery for realistic Model Railroad operations and to operate longer trains than HO scale or the larger scales. Excellent scale model locos are available providing smooth and reliable operation, with outstanding detail and finish.

- N scale began modeller in Europe and later USA. Looking for a chance to operate large trains in wide expanses of scenery N Scale, much smaller than HO, gives the modeller lots of choice. The development of a modular standard NTrak for the layout module sections has led to exhibitions of the combined efforts of many modellers. Long trains look great.

- NTrak standards ensure that modules, built by clubs or individuals, can be transported to shows or conventions and combined into large layout.

- West-N-Trak uses the concepts of N-Trak adapted to Western Australian needs. Model railroaders in N scale have developed this variant of the American NTRAK module. More detail on these standards below. West-N-Trakand NTRAK AUSTRALIA w-n-ts.gif - 2538 Bytes
- NTrak AUSTRALIA Conventions have been held in Melbourne 1991, Sydney 1992, Brisbane 1993, Adelaide 1995, Canberra 1997, Sydney 1999, Perth 2001 and in Melbourne 2003.
In 2005 the next NTrak Convention will be held in BRISBANE.. Details available - .....

Check latest update on 9th Australian N Scale Convention Brisbane 2005

 For information email :- _Ian Petherick_

 

Australian Model Railroad Association   

 Australian Model Railway Association formed in Sydney in 1951, held its 50th anniversary in Sydney during June 2001 .

At left the O scale layout feature mainline steam, diesel and suburban electric trains.

AMRA (Sydney) has moved to new club rooms and layouts after years of comfortable but crowded operation. Now located in Barry Ave, MORTDALE, the new club rooms provide more space and better facilities for members.
    [Ian Petherick : photo]

NMRA Australasian Region

NMRA Australia and New Zealand has Divisions serving all states. The largest group of members is in New South Wales. Divisions meet regularly - dates are listed in Mainline magazine.   The last biennial National Convention was held in Sydney on the Queen's Birthday holiday week-end in June 2003.

  Visit NMRA - Australian Region web pages

 

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