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The new bridge is operational

After a complete rebuild of half the layout, the new sections are now in place. This is one of the three bridges that are available on the layout

Between stations

This picture will give an indication on how far I've gotten with the landscape between the stations. Right now, only the tracks are in place.

Autumn outdoor fun

We have the outdoor railroad up-and-running now. It's a very warm and lovely autumn so we have been running almost every day for the past weeks

Lights project

Fairly quickly, I realized that the lighting in a model railroad is more than just a switch that turns on and off all the lights. Therefore, I have developed my own lighting projects, with automatic dusk and dawn

RS Bus feedback

The first version of my feedback solution for the Lenz RS bus is now complete. Eight cards are installed on my railroad and works perfectly

Some data over the railroad

When the track is fully developed, it will be about 120 meters long, 69 switches, 87 blocks and unnecessary number of signals and circuit boards under the tables. In total there are 81 servos that control the turnouts via my own servo controller board.

Latest building logs

  • Rebuilt half the layout...

    Ok, so it has been ages since the last update. But that doesn’t mean that there haven’t been progress on the layout. To summarize it, it have been one step back and two forward. During November, I got all tracks in place, all turnouts connected …

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  • Restart after summer...

    For a number of month, this website have been offline due to DDOS attacks and other activities that destroyed the fun of having a website of your own. So I just closed it down. But I’ve really been missing about writing of my railroad activities …

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  • Started with landscaping...

    Over the past couple of weeks, I have not done that much work on the railroad as I hoped for. Spring is coming, and with that allergies. So productivity is kind of low to be honest. And I also made a decision to not continue …

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  • 27 Digital locomotives...

    The past week have not been focused on laying tracks, designing PCB’s, connection wires an all other fun things you do when building a model railroad. Instead, I have unpacked one hug box of trains and wagons that have been in storage since I moved …

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  • Servos, cables and electronics...

    As some of you may have understood, I’ve working on the smaller station right now. And this past week was focused on all the electronics that is needed for the servos and block feedbacks. So I started with creating servo holders in my workshop. 12 …

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