N-gauge Japanese-style Model Train
I used 0.5 mm galvanised wire embedded into a 5 mm foam board to make my own track that the magnet at the front of the Tomytec bus will follow. This is quite easy, the most difficult part is to get the distance between the magnet and the wire right.
This is what I will do:
The idea is to build a bus station with two stops under the Shin-Yukari elevated station. The path of the bus is shown in green in the layout below.
I still have to study how to make my own bus stops, for the station and for the three places where the bus crosses the tram track.
I just upgraded to DCC my brand new Kato 10-1174 Shinkansen Series N700A “Nozomi” (Basic 4-Car Set). It is compatible with the Kato 29-351 EM13 (for motor control), Kato 29-352 FL12 (two units required, for the headlights) and Kato 29-353 FR11 (four units required, for the interior lighting). Very easy to upgrade.
Today I built a simple test/cleaning/DCC programming jig that I will use to program and clean my locomotives and trains. It has three tracks: