Model Railway Fiddle Yard, what is it

What is a model railway fiddleyard? Find the answer here, the Internet’s biggest model railway glossary.

  • A fiddle yard, sometimes also called a staging yard, is a section of track hidden from view on a model railway where trains are stored and set up in required formations to provide realistic operation on the viewable areas.

Various designs for fiddle yards are available along with mechanisms for transferring trains from the main layout and the fiddle yard track. See The ABCs of fiddle yards for more details.

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