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What is the difference between 00 and HO scale?

What is the difference between 00 and HO scale?

The difference between the two comes down to size. The OO scale models are built to 1:76th scale while the HO scale models are built to 1:87th scale. In simple terms, if you were to push 87 HO scale modes together, the result would be the same size as the real deal.

How far apart should OO gauge tracks be?

The “correct” centre-to-centre distance is 45mm.

How wide is 00 gauge track?

OO gauge is one of several 4 mm-scale standards (4 mm to 1 foot, or 1:76.2), and the only one to be marketed by major manufacturers. The OO track gauge of 16.5 mm (0.65 in) (same as H0 scale) corresponds to prototypical gauge of 4 ft 11⁄2 in, rather than 4 ft 81⁄2 in standard gauge.

How far apart are rail lines?

4 feet, 8.5 inches
The US standard railroad gauge is 4 feet, 8.5 inches (Gauge means width between the two rails).

How wide is Hornby 00 track?

16.5mm wide
Hornby OO track is 16.5mm wide which is narrower than it should be. The reasons for this are historical and don’t matter here but are worth noting if you are a purest and looking for scale accuracy.

Are Hornby Track plans copyrighted?

Hornby Plans These plans have been designed specifically for Hornby track, based on previous editions of the Hornby Track Plans manuals and catalogues from the 1970s to 1990s. These track plans are therefore covered by Hornby Hobbies Ltd copyright. You are welcome to construct these track plans for your own enjoyment, but the designs must not

Is there a Hornby OO setrack under construction?

Small Hornby OO Setrack plan for point-to-point operations with passenger trains and shunting wiht short freight trains. See more One extra large ОО-scale layout under construction, planned in SCARM and built with vintage Hornby Dublo tracks, which seems to be almost finished.

How should I sort the train sets on the Hornby website?

This category lists all the train sets we offer from Hornby. We suggest that you sort the results by Price: Low to High and work up through your budget. If you need to have the biggest and most impressive set of all, sort by Price: High to Low and take a look at the top results!

How to search for railway track plans?

Search it for railway layouts and railroad track plans by scale, size, tracks and other criteria. Download the files and see them in 2D editor and 3D viewer of SCARM track planner. And don’t forget – the most important is to have fun with the model trains