Model Railway Baseboard, what is it

What is a model railway baseboard? Get the answer here in the Internet’s biggest model railway glossary.

  • A model railway baseboard is a board typically made of wood or other strong flat material on which tracks, scenery and other elements of a model railway are placed.

Model Railway BaseboardBaseboards provide the base on which a model railway layout is built.

They need to be strong enough to support the weight of the track, trains, scenery, electrics and buildings but thin enough for wires to and other connections electrical devices under the board and accessories on the layout – points, signals etc.

Typically, they are made from plywood or other wood although other materials can be used.

 

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