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N-Scale Train Modeling is a hobby concerned with the recreation, display and operation of railway equipment in miniature. N-Scale is sometimes also referred to as N-Gauge.

N-Scale is a group of similar dimensional relationships including (but not limited to) 1/160, 1/150 and 1/148. All share in common a railroad gauge of 9mm (0.354 in). The earliest model trains to use this scale were made by Lone Star in the United Kingdom in their OOO (Treble-O) line. Interestingly, the Lone Star models use a dimensional relationship of 1/152. The first models to use a 1/160 scale were made by Arnold of Germany in the 1960s. The most common dimensional relationship in the United States and Europe is 1/160. Japanese manufacturers make a mix of 1/150 and 1/160 products but for the most part use 1/150. Model manufacturers in the United Kingdom prefer 1/148.

When it comes to track, N Scale always uses a standard 9mm distance between the two rails. The track height, however, can vary. Common heights are 0.08 inches high (Code 80) and 0.055 inches (Code 55). For narrow gauge modelers, track is 6.5mm between the rails (Z-Scale), but the dimensional ratio of the models is still typically 1/160, 1/150 or 1/148.

Worldwide, N Scale is the second most popular model railroading Scale after HO, but in certain geographical regions (Japan in particular) it exceeds even HO in popularity.

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Total items in collection: 43332. Total items on page 16

First Image Brand Stock Number Road/Company Name Reporting Marks Road/Reporting Number Prototype Original Retail Price Market Release Date ID
N Scale Kits NS010 48' 5-car spine car Kit Trailer Train Container Car, Spine $49.99 2007-04-02 106983
N Scale Kits NS011 53' 5-car spine car Kit Trailer Train Container Car, Spine $49.99 2007-04-02 106984
N Scale Kits NS013 48' 5-car container only spine car Kit Trailer Train Container Car, Spine $47.99 2007-04-02 106985
N Scale Kits NS020-40 5-car Kit Trailer Train Container Car, Well $53.99 2007-04-02 106840
N Scale Kits NS020-48 5-car Kit Various Container Car, Well $53.99 2007-04-02 106839
N Scale Kits NS021 2 car Kit Various Container Car, Well $33.99 2007-04-02 106849
N Scale Kits NS023 5-car Kit Trailer Train Container Car, Well $39.99 2007-04-02 106838
N Scale Kits NS060 kit Undecorated 60' Flatcar $19.99 2007-04-02 106587
N Scale Kits NS061 kit Undecorated 60' Container Flatcar $20.99 2007-04-02 106828
N Scale Kits NS062 kit Undecorated 60' Bulkhead Flatcar $22.99 2007-04-02 106829
N Scale Kits NS062 kit Undecorated 60' Bulkhead Flatcar with log bunks $23.99 2007-04-02 106830
N Scale Kits NS068 DoDX Flatcar, Heavy Duty, DoDX Flat Deck Car $23.99 2006-04-02 106586
N Scale Kits NS070 195t 8 axle Flatcar Kit Trailer Train Flatcar, Heavy Duty, 8-Axle 195 Ton $20.99 2007-04-02 106498
N Scale Kits NS137 Kit TTX and NOKL Container Car, Well $53.99 2015-04-02 106982
N Scale Kits NS140 Kit FEC and TTX Container Car, Well $33.99 2011-04-02 106981
N Scale Kits NS170 Trailer Train Flatcar, Heavy Duty, QTTX Flat Deck Car $23.99 2006-04-02 106556