Main South Line – New South Wales, Australia

HO by Rowan Mangion

Name:Main South Line
Operator:New South Wales Government Railways
Upper Deck – Sydney to Goulburn
Lower Deck – Goulburn to Junee, Plus Hidden Staging
Train Room:Started January 2008
LayoutStarted April 2008
Work so far:

Had to extend and insulate the shed first as well as add a workshop. Started construction of the frame work in April 2008 in the Corner Where Goulburn and Junee then built out from there. Started laying the under lay at the northern end of Goulburn through to Medway Junction May 2008. Track Laying started in July 2008.

Mainline finished in 2010

Track work completed:
Goulburn North – May 2009
Medway – May 2009
Moss Vale – June 2009
Illabo – November 2011
Goulburn South – December 2011
Mittagong – May 2013
Glenlee – June 2013

DCC SystemEasyDCC from CVP
Duel Deck20″ between Decks
TrackMicro Engineering code 70
All Points (Turnouts)Fast tracks number 6
Number of Points (Turnouts)403 to build, 247 built so far
Point MotorsMainline only
Curvature radiusMain line 30″ & 28″ siding Minimum 24″
GradientMainly 2.5%
Layout Size:31ft X 30ft
Deck height

Lower Deck Starting at 36″ at Hidden staging and Junee working it up to the Mid High of 56″ at Goulburn them up to top staging (Sydney) at 76″.