Deciding on what O Gauge Track Model Railroad Track To Use
A number of factors are involved in finding the best O Gauge model railroad track for your layout
Choosing track for your O Gauge model railroad layout is a decision with many factors to consider.
One of the first decisions that needs to be made before you design your O Gauge model railroad layout is what kind of track to use. There are a number of manufacturers making O Gauge track, and some manufacturers make several different styles. And, there are some compatibility issues between different manufacturers’ tracks, or even between different types of track offered by one manufacturer.
The first difference between O Gauge model railroad track types is explained on our O Gauge vs. O-27 Gauge page.
Budget is where the rubber hits the road when designing an O Gauge model railroad layout. What you have to spend is often a limiting factor in choosing what track you will use our page O Gauge Model Railroad Track Price Comparison compares the most popular types of track with each other in terms of affordability.
An impending visit from the grandkids led our crew of gandy dancers to finish laying track on the mainline of our spare bedroom O gauge project layout. I snagged a couple Plasticville buildings from the kids’ layout for scenery: