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N Scale Model Trains Database

Engines, Rolling Stock, Structures, and Accessories

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Con-Cor Limited Edition Set # 3
LBF Company 5559
Trainworx 51096
Deluxe Innovations 180601
Micro-Trains 051 00 240
Micro-Trains 36030
Micro-Trains 993 01 020
Minitrix 12227
Kato USA 156-0950

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N-Scale Model Trains

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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.

Collection N Scale Model Trains has 68298 Items

Top Contributors (30 day)

CMK 456
scottakoltz 435
nscalestation 126
gdm 27
captain_karma 14

Recent Additions

N Scale - Con-Cor - 0001-04011 - Passenger Car, Smoothside, 85 Foot Sleeper - Rio Grande - John Evans
N Scale - Con-Cor - 0001-04001 - Passenger Car, Lightweight, Smoothside - Rio Grande - 1240
N Scale - Micro-Trains - 20089 - Boxcar, 40 Foot, PS-1 - Union Pacific - 124239

Item Category

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Accessories Accessories 446
Container Container 1158
Figures Figures 567
Freight Train Freight Train 168
Locomotives Locomotives 14005
Passenger Cars Passenger Cars 4090
Passenger Trains Passenger Trains 698
Pre-Database Pre-Database 1
Promotional Items Promotional Items 7
Rolling Stock (Freight) Rolling Stock (Freight) 41318
Scenery Scenery 98
Starter Sets Starter Sets 116
Structures Structures 2018
Tender Tender 29
Track Track 439
Vehicles Vehicles 3140


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Uncategorized Uncategorized 2
AJ California Crossing AJ California Crossing 3
Ak-Sar-Ben Ak-Sar-Ben 87
Al's Kustom Train Kars Al's Kustom Train Kars 25
Alkem Scale Models Alkem Scale Models 5
American Limited American Limited 13
American Model Builders American Model Builders 43
Arnold Arnold 308
Arnold Hornby Arnold Hornby 64
Artitec Artitec 55
Athabasca Scale models Athabasca Scale models 2
Athearn Athearn 4570
Atlas Atlas 16447
Aurora Postage Stamp Aurora Postage Stamp 225
Aurora Rail Masters Aurora Rail Masters 17
Aztec Aztec 122
B&T Model B&T Model 10
Bachmann Bachmann 1114
Bandai Bandai 3
Bar Mills Bar Mills 18
Bev-Bel Bev-Bel 229
Blair Line Blair Line 65
Bluford Shops Bluford Shops 1174
Boulder Creek Engineering Boulder Creek Engineering 1
Bowser Bowser 1224
Brawa Brawa 7
Broadway Limited Broadway Limited 570
Brooklyn Locomotive Works Brooklyn Locomotive Works 88
Busch Busch 17
Central Valley Model Works Central Valley Model Works 3
Centralia Car Shops Centralia Car Shops 416
Classic Metal Works Classic Metal Works 283
CMX Products CMX Products 1
CO. K Productions CO. K Productions 2
Con-Cor Con-Cor 1888
Concord Car Shops Concord Car Shops 1
Conductor's Choice Conductor's Choice 1
CS Models CS Models 4
Custom Model Railroads Custom Model Railroads 24
Dapol Dapol 4
Daron Daron 2
Darren Cohen Darren Cohen 1
Del Prado Del Prado 1
Delaware Valley Delaware Valley 19
Deluxe Innovations Deluxe Innovations 1588
Design Preservation Models Design Preservation Models 35
Diecast Masters Diecast Masters 1
Digitrax Digitrax 14
Dimi-Trains Dimi-Trains 11
DM-Toys DM-Toys 3
Downtown Deco Downtown Deco 22
DP Model Train Products DP Model Train Products 10
Dream Designs Dream Designs 4
E&C Shops E&C Shops 29
E-R Models E-R Models 19
Eastern Seaboard Models Eastern Seaboard Models 140
Elgin Locomotive Works Elgin Locomotive Works 1
ExactRail ExactRail 541
Faller Faller 215
Fine N-Scale Products Fine N-Scale Products 1
FireFly FireFly 1
Fleischmann Fleischmann 328
Fox Valley Fox Valley 1531
Fujimoto Hobby Fujimoto Hobby 1
Gabor Gabor 5
GHB International GHB International 8
GHQ Models GHQ Models 112
Good Smile Company Good Smile Company 1
GoodDealsDCC GoodDealsDCC 1
Gordon Cable Stay Gordon Cable Stay 10
Greenmax Greenmax 47
Hallmark Models Inc. Hallmark Models Inc. 4
Hay Bros Hay Bros 17
Heljan Heljan 22
Herkat Herkat 7
Herpa Herpa 111
High Speed High Speed 9
Hobbytrain Hobbytrain 92
Hornby-Minitrix Hornby-Minitrix 6
Ibertren Ibertren 14
Industrial Rail Industrial Rail 21
InterMountain InterMountain 7609
J 'n J J 'n J 10
Jacksonville Terminal Jacksonville Terminal 164
Jägerndorfer Jägerndorfer 12
JC Timmer JC Timmer 3
JL Innovative JL Innovative 1
K*train K*train 4
KanaModel KanaModel 5
Kaslo Shops Distributing Kaslo Shops Distributing 17
Kato Kato 633
Kato Lemke Kato Lemke 69
Kato USA Kato USA 1997
KenRay KenRay 84
Kestrel Designs Kestrel Designs 42
Key Key 9
Kibri Kibri 9
Kuehn Kuehn 8
Kustom Line Kustom Line 1
L.S. Models L.S. Models 2
Langley Langley 1
Laser-Art Laser-Art 14
LBF Company LBF Company 24
Lemke Lemke 112
Life-Like Life-Like 888
Liliput Liliput 1
Lima Lima 157
Lineside Models Lineside Models 50
Loco-Motives Loco-Motives 9
Lone Star Lone Star 12
Lowell Smith Lowell Smith 2
Lunde Studios Lunde Studios 14
Mabar Mabar 41
Merten Merten 49
Micro Ace Micro Ace 32
Micro Engineering Micro Engineering 41
Micro-Mark Micro-Mark 1
Micro-Trains Micro-Trains 8888
Microscale Microscale 18
Miller Engineering Miller Engineering 180
Minicraft Minicraft 14
Minitrain Minitrain 3
Minitrix Minitrix 554
MJB Models MJB Models 1
Model Power Model Power 633
Model Tech Studios Model Tech Studios 36
Modemo Modemo 11
Monroe Models Monroe Models 3
Motrak Models Motrak Models 15
MTB-model MTB-model 11
N Hobby Distributing N Hobby Distributing 4
N Scale Architect N Scale Architect 19
N Scale Enthusiast N Scale Enthusiast 11
N Scale Kits N Scale Kits 40
N Scale of Nevada N Scale of Nevada 2
N160 N160 10
NJ International NJ International 14
Noch Noch 105
North American Railcar North American Railcar 225
North Country Models North Country Models 1
Northwest Short Line Northwest Short Line 1
Oriental Limited Oriental Limited 1
Osborn Models Osborn Models 20
Overland Models Overland Models 12
Oxford Diecast Oxford Diecast 247
Pacific Western Rail Systems Pacific Western Rail Systems 18
Peco Peco 10
Period Miniatures Period Miniatures 4
Perrine Model Train Works Perrine Model Train Works 1
Pikestuff Pikestuff 18
Piko Piko 63
Plastruct Plastruct 11
Pola Pola 12
Prairie Shadows Prairie Shadows 128
Pre-Database Pre-Database 1
Precision Masters Precision Masters 102
Preiser Preiser 141
ProtoLoads ProtoLoads 4
Quality Craft Models Quality Craft Models 13
Rail Scale Models Rail Scale Models 8
Rail Town Rail Town 7
Rapido Trains Rapido Trains 1340
Red Caboose Red Caboose 827
REE Modèles REE Modèles 9
Revell Revell 32
Rietze Rietze 1
Rivarossi Rivarossi 27
River Point River Point 16
Rix Products Rix Products 22
Rocky Mountain Model Rocky Mountain Model 1
Rocky-Rail Rocky-Rail 27
Roco Roco 51
Roden Roden 1
Roundhouse Roundhouse 1336
RSLaserKits RSLaserKits 64
S&R Models S&R Models 5
S&R Special Edition Models S&R Special Edition Models 9 863
Showcase Miniatures Showcase Miniatures 90
Skynet Skynet 3
Smithsonian Collection Smithsonian Collection 2
Squeak N Products Squeak N Products 4
Startrain Startrain 3
Summit Customcuts Summit Customcuts 6
Sylvan Scale Models Sylvan Scale Models 7
Tangent Tangent 75
The Freight Yard The Freight Yard 157
Third Rail Graphics Third Rail Graphics 3
Tichy Train Group Tichy Train Group 134
Tillig Tillig 1
Tomix Tomix 298
Tomytec Tomytec 270
TopTrain TopTrain 3
Trainworx Trainworx 1938
True Line Trains True Line Trains 107
Unkown Unkown 1
V-Line V-Line 3
Various Various 8
Vollmer Vollmer 51
Walthers Walthers 721
Wheels of Time Wheels of Time 746
Wiking Wiking 68
Wild West Scale Model Builders Wild West Scale Model Builders 11
Wiseman Wiseman 1
Woodland Scenics Woodland Scenics 221
Wrenn Wrenn 3
Yesteryear Creations Yesteryear Creations 4
YesterYear Models YesterYear Models 60