Paul Cassar

The Layout

The River Belt Line

The layout is a HO scale proto freelance where the Missouri Pacific, Norfolk Western and Missouri Kansas Texas interchange. It is a 6m x 6m shelf layout with point to point operations.

Layout Description

  • DCC with sound operations NCE PowerCab
  • Three NCE cab throttles, one NCE wireless throttle (backup) and Proto Throttle (Primary)
  • All switches are manually operated marked green for normal position and red for reverse
  • Cars are switched to several industries both on and off layout utilising draws under layout to store cars
  • Roster is based loosely around 1980 – 1990 and consists of EMD and ALCO 4 axle units.
  • All rollingstock is weathered prior to entering service
  • All uncoupling is carried out manually with wooden skewers

Site Information

Layout Owner:Paul Cassar
Address:8 Healy Avenue, Gregory Hills 2557
Phone contact:0407 407 704
Layout details:Name: The River Belt Line
Scale: HO with DCC
Size: 6 x 6m Double garage
Special Information:Shops nearby, easy parking
Other information:

Layout Visits

The layout is open to guests at the following times:

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The layout is not open for viewing during the course of the 2023 NMRA Convention on Saturday 30 September or Sunday 1 October.

*Places indicates the remaining spaces available for each session.