Model Train-related Notes (a.k.a. “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 Links

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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.


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