In Model Railroad Operation Volume 1: Running a Freight Railroad DVD from Kalmbach follow the MR Video Plus crew as they show you how to set up a layout for operation. They'll cover everything from start to finish, using the Kalmbach HO Scale Beer Line model railroad. You'll learn how to figure out the types and frequency of freight cars required by your industries. You'll also see how to add a car routing system, make job cards and set your layout up for its first operating session. As a bonus, train operating crews take you along, showing how they work three different jobs on the layout to illustrate how all of the pieces can turn any layout into a working railroad. Running a Freight Railroad includes these topics:
- Getting started
- Setting up your first session
- Running a yard
- Switching a way freight or local run
- Switching and using a fiddle yard
Total running time for Model Railroad Operation Volume 1: Running a Freight Railroad is 1 hour.