The T-TRAK Division was formed when one member constructed a number of T-TRAK modules for his grand-daughter and included them in the T-TRAK layout at the 2010 National NTRAK Show in Danville, VA. These modules, combined with two modules constructed by a second member, were displayed and operated at a train show at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds.
What is T-TRAK?
Just like NTRAK, T-TRAK is a modular model railroad system. The standard includes several scales, but our club is modeling in N Scale. T-TRAK modules include a two-track mainline mounted on low-profile modules that are intended to sit atop tables, such as those found in hotel meeting rooms. The T-TRAK standard calls for the use of Kato Unitrack for the mainline tracks.
Because of its small size, T-TRAK allows a modeler to have a layout at home on a folding table where a more normal N Scale layout would take more space, and may not be possible. The T-TRAK Division can also set up in locations that would not be readily available for NTRAK modules, such as retirement homes. T-TRAK can usually be set up more quickly than NTRAK which makes it ideal for shows with a limited time period.
The specifications for T-TRAK modules are listed on the official T-TRAK web site at www.t-trak.org. The NRMRC uses the alternate track spacing of 33mm called out in the specs. More information is provided below.