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    Hi all,

    I just found some free time and I came up with yard design (using railmodeller pro). would love to know your thoughts on this , whether it can be built in practice and how efficiently can this be run ? I want to automate as much of this as possible using jmri.

    let me know
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    Reminds me of the Central New Jersey Bronx Terminal from the FasTacks website
    http://www.bronx-terminal.com
    http://members.trainweb.com/bedt/indloco/crrnjbxt.html

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    You've been driving in those euro style roundabouts too long . . . . . .

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    I tried to add up the cost of all those turnouts but I got dizzy.

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    Looks cool but I would hate to wire it up.

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    thankfully, railmodeller pro helps here. about 1800-2000$


    Quote Originally Posted by NtheBasement View Post
    I tried to add up the cost of all those turnouts but I got dizzy.
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    yeah, tedious.

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    Looks cool but I would hate to wire it up.
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    thanks for the links. Now, thats real cool work

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    Reminds me of the Central New Jersey Bronx Terminal from the FasTacks website
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    ha ha . possibly

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    You've been driving in those euro style roundabouts too long . . . . . .


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    Quote Originally Posted by Scotian_Huntress View Post
    Reminds me of the Central New Jersey Bronx Terminal from the FasTacks website
    Exactly what I thought when I saw it (and before seeing your comment)
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    What about using an Over lapping yard ladder?

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    am sorry. dont understand clearly. can you please elaborate ?

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    What about using an Over lapping yard ladder?

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    Made few changes. made it into a loop to better manage operations. WDYT ?
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    look at this

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