Train Scales

What Scale is it?

This chart shows how big a diesel locomotive would be in each of the popular model railroad scales. Visit your hobby dealer for more information and look over trains in each scale before deciding which one will best suit you.Gauge Is The Distance Measured Inside The Rails
The World of Model Railroading has many fascinating aspects for you to explore. This brochure has briefly covered the major steps in building a model railroad, but there’s much more. Some modelers prefer to build and detail models of railroad cars rather than building a whole layout. Some are active in clubs or informal groups that participate in building a large layout.Many build portable “modules” that can be assembled with other modules to create a large layout at public shows. Whatever you choose, you’ll find there is plenty of information available. Visit your local hobby dealer soon to experience first-hand the world of model railroading!