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 10 HO Track Plans for 4'x8'

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Plans in this section are designed for standard 4-foot by 8-foot sheets of plywood. Simple table-top benchwork will work for all of the plans. Track plans have been designed using Atlas' Right Track Software freeware v5. Original .RAL files have been included for your convenience.

  Parts list:
  • 12- Full section 18" R
  • 24- 9" Full section straight
  • 2- #4 Turnout, right
  Plan 1
A simple oval with two siding tracks.

Atlas Right Track .RAL file

  Parts list:
  • 18- Full section 15" R
  • 1- 90º crossing
  • 2- 6" Full section straight
  Plan 2
A figure-8 loop with very tight radius curves.
Can only handle very short locomotives.

Atlas Right Track .RAL file

  Parts list:
  • 16- 9" Straight
  • 12- Full Section 18" Radius
  • 16- 22" Radius
  • 2- #4 Turnout, right
  • 1- 3" Straight
  Plan 3
A loop within a loop with a cross over
between them. Uses 22" curves on outer. Needs
insulated joiners at cross over.

Atlas Right Track .RAL file

  Parts list:
  • 21- 9" Straight
  • 17- 22" Radius
  • 2- #6 Turnout, left
  • 2- #6 Turnout, right
  • 1- 3" Straight
  • 1- 6" Straight
  Plan 4
This layout features a basic yard.
Broad curves and #6 turnouts
allow for 6-axle diesels.

Atlas Right Track .RAL file

  Parts list:
  • 2pcs- Flex track
  • 27- 9" Straight
  • 13- Full Section 18" Radius
  • 5- #4 Turnout, left
  • 1- #4 Turnout, right
  • 1- 3" Straight
  • 1- 6" Straight
  Plan 5
A simple oval and passing
track. Also features a small
yard. Needs some flex-track.

Atlas Right Track .RAL file

  Parts list:
  • 2pcs- Flex track
  • 20- 9" Straight
  • 18- Full Section 18" Radius
  • 1- Wye
  • 2- #4 Turnout, left
  • 1- #4 Turnout, right
  Plan 6
An oval and pair of branch sidings, with
and elevated reversing loop in the center.
Requires special wiring and flex-track.

Atlas Right Track .RAL file

  Parts list:
  • 2pcs- Flex track
  • 17- 22" Radius
  • 21- 9" Straight
  • 1- #4 Turnout, left
  • 1- #4 Turnout, right
  • 1- Wye 1- 6" Straight
  • 1- 3" Straight
  • 1- Atlas Turntable
  Plan 7
A loop and inner passing
siding. Features an Atlas
turntable and flex-track.

Atlas Right Track .RAL file

  Parts list:
  • 14- Full Section 18" Radius
  • 18- 9" Straight
  • 2- #4 Turnout left
  Plan 8
Code 83 rails. Simple loop and sidings.

Atlas Right Track .RAL file

  Parts list:
  • 22- 9" Straight
  • 1- 6" Straight
  • 12- Full Section 18" Radius
  • 1- 2" Straight
  • 1- 1/3 18" Radius
  • 1- #4 Turnout right
  • 3- #4 Turnout left
  Plan 9
Code 83 rail. A loop and
basic yard.

Atlas Right Track .RAL file

  Parts list:
  • 12- Full Section 18" Radius
  • 16- 22" Radius
  • 16- 9" Straight
  • 2- #4 Turnout right
  • 1- 3" Straight
  Plan 10
Code 83. Two loops and cross-over
between them. Requires insulated railjoiners.

Atlas Right Track .RAL file

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