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1970s N-Gauge Manufacturers

Hornby Minitrix N203 Britannia Steam Locomotive 1970s N-gauge manufacturers

What do we mean when we talk about Vintage Model Railway/ Railroad? It usually means that the items are more than twenty years’ old. In this blog, we have a quick look at some of the N-Gauge manufacturers around in the 1960s/70s, when N-gauge was first introduced. Most of the brands still exist today!

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Vintage Model Railway N Gauge

Vintage model railway N gauge

British N gauge is a model railway scale and gauge built to a scale of 1:148, with a track of 9 mm (0.354 in) width. The 9 mm (0.354 in) track width derives from a scale of 1:160 for 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 1⁄2 in) standard gauge rails. As with most standards, nothing is quite as simple as it seems, particularly as standard track width varies from country to country!

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