Montana Rail Link

The Montana Rail Link layout is an extremely large model railroad featuring CTC control and signal system. This is a modern railroad with long trains and long runs. Adjacent to the layout building is the ex-Nickel Plate mainline on which guests may railfan Norfolk Southern traffic when 'off duty'.

Access: 

Upstairs

Division or Location: 

Layout represents Montana and Wyoming.

Description: 

Mainline operation

Scale: 

HO

Size of Railroad: 

30' x 80', double deck' 1400 cars

Era: 

Contemporary

Completion: 

Track: 100%; Scenery: 15%; Electrical: 95%

Control System: 

DCC, Digitrax; with Smart Phone WiFi

Number of Crew: 

Minimum: 8; Maximum: 18

Length of Session: 

Normal session is 6 hours including break

Scale Clock Speed: 

1:1

Traffic Control: 

CTC, car cards

Radios Required: 

Yes, FRS

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