americaN: Operations concept
- Kategorie: Operation: Railroad Model (english)
- Zuletzt aktualisiert: Samstag, 19. Dezember 2009 12:54
- Geschrieben von Bernd Schneider / mh
Concept of Operations
The real railroads which serve as our prototype don´t, of course, run trains just for the fun of seeing the wheels go ´round. -John Armstrong-
Model railroading can be more than just runnig trains in circles.
Earlier than in Germany, North American model railroaders started with "Realistic Operations". The aim is to simulate what real railroads do. For example: supply a needed empty freight car at the shipper at the right day, or collect the loaded car and to transport it to the consignee.
These are the practices and tools which we at americaN use to copy the prototype: