Model railroading can be great fun, but before building a model train layout it is important to spend time in planning what you want to do. Plan what era you want to model, and how big you want your model railroad layout to be, decide your scale – HO scale, OO gauge, N scale, or perhaps the smaller Z scale. Plan as much as you can in advance, because you don’t want to get half way through the construction process to suddenly find out it is not what you want, or the train scale is wrong. This video will help you get started, give you some ideas, and help you avoid making some expensive mistakes. Enjoy!