Layout

Layout Overview and Technical Details

Click on place names in the diagram above to see photos of those locations.

Track Plan

Technical Details

Railroad Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail): Sudbury Division
Time Period 1970-79
Track Visible: handlaid code 55, 70 & 83
Hidden: flextrack code 100
Standards Maximum Mainline Grade: 1.5%
Turnouts (mainline): #8 or greater
Turnouts (industry & hidden): #6
Minimum Mainline Radius: Mainline 30 inches(hidden)
Track Centres: 2 inch spacing
Track Occupancy Control Dispatcher Controlled – Signalled CTC on Cartier Subdivision main line (in progress)
Branch lines are currently using a form of OCS (Occupancy Clearance System – like Track Warrants on US RRs) but may use Timetable & Train Orders in the future
Command Control System NCE DCC

Recent Posts

WRMRC March Public Activities Cancelled

On the advice of medical officials, is with reluctance that the WRMRC executive has decided to cancel all club public activities over the month of March in order to help contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus. This includes the operating session scheduled for tomorrow, and our participation in the 2020 Doubleheaders Tour. The following is a letter from our president.


Dear WRMRC Membership,

As you know developments in the COVID 19 corona virus situation have been coming fast and furious. Since my email to the group earlier today changes in advice from public health professionals have led the officers of the club to take a hard look at our plans. I have also been receiving emails from members indicating that they will be restricting their activities in coming days. As a result the officers have decided by unanimous consent to cancel the March operating session which was scheduled for this Saturday and to cancel our participation in the DoubleHeaders Tour scheduled for Saturday, March 28. We will decide on the May operating session as we get closer to the date and see how the situation develops.

We have taken this action reluctantly. We all do love to “play with trains” and were looking forward to the session. We also enjoy sharing our hobby with others and regret missing the tour. Given the advice from public officials and concerns of our own membership, we believe that this is the more responsible option. Since the Wednesday work sessions involve smaller groups we have not cancelled those at the moment, but individual members should feel free to take a break from Wednesdays as they feel necessary. Continue to monitor this group (our groups.io page) for further news.

Everyone stay safe and, as best you are able, healthy.

Bob Kelly

WRMRC President

 

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