Top 5 HO scale train layouts plans for model train beginners and intermediates including the dimensions and area required for the benchwork and easy access to heard to reach spots on the model railroad.
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4' x 8' model train layouts is the most common size across HO scale and N scale. Majority of model railroads are constructed on a 4' x 8' layout. Also, it's not too difficult to construct benchwork for a 4x8 model train layout.