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After developing your layout concept (or theme), you will be ready to think about possible track plan configurations. Most layout designs stem from one of two basic track plans (or a combination of both). They are a continuous running layout (loop to loop), and a point to point layout.
Continuous running track plans can take various forms. They can be combined, duplicated upon each other, twisted, and even stretched out in various ways to form …
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