Model Train-related Notes Blog -- these are personal notes and musings on the subject of model train control, automation, electronics, or whatever I find interesting.
2016-08-04 - Yard Design LinksCategory Train
Yard Design 10 Rules: http://www.housatonicrr.com/yard_des.html very good intro.
Somewhat unrelated, very interesting read on Housatonic Railroad Design Philosophy.
Tips of Freight Yard design: http://www.featherrivertrains.com/documents/kal_12248.pdf
Yard Operations and Design: https://www.x2011west.org/handouts/ldBootcamp-YardOps.pdf
Many LayoutVision pages relevant: http://www.layoutvision.com/id18.html
Love for the yard: http://www.layoutvision.com/id19.html
How to classification yard: http://www.layoutvision.com/id20.html
Ops on a classic 4x8: http://www.layoutvision.com/id39.html
Beware of CAD: http://www.layoutvision.com/id40.html (agreed on the S curves!)
Interesting design. Note that according to LayoutVison, typical west yards don't have an A/D.