Staging yard advice.

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  1. SD90

    SD90 Active Member

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    Given the option of having a reverse loop staging yard, or a double ended staging yard, which one would you go with? I'm using DCC so the reverse loop isn't a problem. Any advice would be appreciated.

    Mike.
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  3. SD90

    SD90 Active Member

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    Hmm, maybe I should go with a Reversing loop.
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    hemiadda2d Member

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    Where are you gonna put staging? I did double-ended, and a stub-end staging area.
  5. SD90

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    I've already have the benchwork for the staging yards done, I just was thinking of changing it, but I'm not going to, it will be a 5 track reverse loop as before, I might get started on it tonight.
    I've attached a track plan that shows where it will be. The upper staging is exactly the same.

    Mike

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    And here is the benchwork just waiting for track. I just have to find some!

    Mike.

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  7. Matthyro

    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    My preference would be the double ended staging Mike but as I think about it the reversing loop idea is good too as it will achieve the same results.
  8. rguyett

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    looks like a very good layout to me and as far as your question i don't know anything about it so can't give an opinion
    thanks for the comments.
    You can get hooked on this in a big way it seems all we do now is plan to do things to the layout and talk trains I love it wish I got into it years ago
    very relaxing hobby
    again layout looks good
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    Hiya Mike, That plan look tremendous, some plan mate. I think because you are using DCC, it will be a relatively easy solution to reverse the locos.
    Shamus
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    Here is the reverse loop with track on it.

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    And here it is with the first train running on it. I still have to put the other 4 tracks in, but it works for right now. Thanks for your comments everyone!

    Mike.

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