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

Doubleheaders Layout Tour – March 25, 2017

Next weekend the WRMRC layout will be open to the public as part of the annual Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge-Guelph area layout tour organized by the Doubleheaders Model Railway Club on Saturday March 25, 2017.

This is a self-guided tour of a large number of club and private home layouts in the area. For more tour information on some of the other layouts that will be open, and where to get tickets and layout information packages to start the tour, please visit the Doubleheaders Model Railway Club web site.

Note: the WRMRC layout will be open from 9 am to 5 pm only.

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