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The Macropolitan Line is a model version
of an underground train network, of the
style and city of your choice.
It arrives complete with replica trains and
lengths of tubing which contain the
The tubes can be bent and curved to
create a layout, with some sections
stops, featuring detailed
platforms thronging with model
Tiny video cameras allow you to gain
continuous images of your Macropolitan
Train hurtling around the network. You
can switch between driver's tunnel view,
platform monitoring, or in carriage
The best place to install your
line is under a floor, where it can snake
between the various joists and beams.
Burying it in the garden is another
alternative. Either way, no-one need ever
know about your secret and fascinating
Model Subway Cars
IND/BMT lines, HO gauge. [DrCurry, Apr 30 2007]
How To Build NYC Subway Layouts
(Links to a lot of resources, but it seems to mostly focus on building els - the elevated sections where the subways run above ground - which defeats your purpose.) [DrCurry, Apr 30 2007]
Model Tube Trains
[DrCurry, Apr 30 2007]
||++ pretty much anything involving model trains.
||I have seen large train installations that included subway sections, though that was before miniature videocams were eay to come by.
||Unfortunately, the line // no-one need ever know about your secret and fascinating hobby // pre-empts an idea we wanted to post for a "model underground railway", the core of which was that it consisted just of a cityscape surface model and at no point were any if the trains ever visible.