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On this page we set out some of the salient features of our layouts including some of the operating records
This web page was last updated on July 17th, 2017.
of longest main line run (i.e to make one complete circuit
||610 feet or 10.05 scale miles - January 2011
freight train - number of cars *
cars with three Atlas CN C-424 locomotives - 3 May 2009
train of cylindrical grain hoppers *
and Colin Churcher: 45 hopper cars and a flatcar carrying a wrecked
hopper. Motive power was a CP C-liner A-B-A set then a CP SD-90 -
29 November 2009.
|Longest train of coal hoppers *||Larry Lanctot: 27 cars - January 2013|
|Longest train of oil tank cars *|
|Longest train of auto rack cars *|
|Longest train of potash hoppers *|
intermodal train *
|| Brandon Bourdon: 41 well cars led by 2 CN SD70ACe's - 27 May 2017 19:30
Boris Polianski: 23 cars hauled by a NS SD60 and GP40X - January 2009
road railer train *
Anderson: 104 car Road Railer which circumnavigated the layout twice.
The length was calculated to be the equivalent of a 6000' train. 27 May
passenger train *
||Boris Polianski and Charles Spencer: 23 lightweight VIA cars (Rapido) behind FP9 A-B-B-A - January 2009 (OVAR Rally)|
|Largest number of cars derailed at one time||95 out of 119 Road Railers unit train derailled in an attempt to break the unit train record, Paul Anderson - 25 May 2017|
Number of Locomotives in a Consist
||Jacques Thuot and Larry Lanctot: Seven CN C424s - 5 January 2013 (OVAR Rally).
number of trains on layout at one time
freights, two through freights and two passenger trains - 2 May 2009