N-gauge Japanese-style Model Train
This shows how I painted the Tomix tram tracks to give them better look.
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:
I didn't like the shape of the center of the Tomix elevated station (which didn't look prototypical), so I cut it off. Not easy. I mostly used an X-ACTO #15 Keyhole Saw Blade and #5 Heavy Duty Plastic Knife.
I later covered the holes with Evergreen 1 mm styrene sheets.
One of my preferred "shop" of the Shin-Yukari station: the Starbucks coffee.
This is the layout of the Shin-Yukari station, with the station's north and south entrances, and the shops and restaurants (Yoshinoya, 7-11, Café de Crié, Sushi bar, Starbucks Coffee, Uniqlo and JTB). It is based on the Tomix 4046 Overhead Railway Station A (ticket gate) and Tomix 4047 Overhead Railway Station B (with store) (two sets of each).
Watch other posts where I describe the construction of each of the shops.
Today, I had to clean two of my Tomix switches because the power routing function was not reliable: