N Scale is the smallest popular scale, with less popular scales of Z & T Scales being smaller. N Scale is one of the most popular scales as there are a lot of possibilities with the space available. If you are just getting started in model railroading and do not have much space, N Scale may be for you. The club’s N layout is a modular layout which uses the Free-mo standard. There is a great deal of flexibility for the design of the modules.
At about half the size of HO, N Scale is generally 1:160 in the US, although may range from 1:148 to 1:160. The gauge (distance between the rails) is 9 mm or 0.354 inches for all variations.