I've been in model railroading a long time and I've always had small layouts that featured continuous running. But lately...it just hasn't been holding my interest to watch the train go round and round....
So I decided to design a new layout where the trains had to be operated, with mandatory back-up moves and lots of switching. On30 is a perfect scale/gauge combination for this type of plan, and the typical short narrow gauge train length is a key to operating the layout.
What do you think? By the way, the minimum radius is 16.875...and I know it is very small. I've tested my equipment to make sure it will operate reliably on the small radius curves, and I've used larger radius curves when possible.