Tag Archives: Kato

Compatibility of Intermodal Shipping Containers from Different Manufacturers

I started a new thread, “Need Advice: Shipping Containers from Different Manufacturers”, in the N and Z Scales forum at The Railwire on January 26, 2017. So far I have 10 40’ intermodal shipping containers that came with a Kato 5-unit well car. I want some more and maybe some 20’ and 53’ containers too. Many manufacturers… Read More »

Kato Unitrack #4 Turnout Geometry

Kato Unitrack is designed around a 33 mm (1.2992 inch) track center-to-center. Using various changes in geometry you can also make 49.5 mm (1.9488 inch) and 66 mm (2.5984 inch) centers. You can see the 33 mm center-to-center in the curved track segment radii which increase in 33 mm increments, the double crossover tracks having… Read More »