What speed is your train going?


This page provides a simple method for calculating the scale speed of your model train


Three simple steps.


1. Download and print the sheet for your scale

2. Measure out a 3 metre or 4 metre length of track, preferably straight.

3. Time the train over that interval and read off the speed from the chart.


Right click and save as

N scale  (1:150 )  (close enough for use with 1:160)


HO scale  (1:87)   American, Australia, European


OO scale (1:76)   British


Download the Excel Spreadsheet.

Right click and save as