This is what sound should sound like…..

There’s been a bit of discussion recently on a couple of forums about sound on model railways.  (Including the horrors of being on a stand next to a modern diesel depot with all the locomotives on loud tick-over – or people playing background music.  I just about survived a day of the Cha(I)rman playing Alpenhorns and cuckoo clocks for his Swiss layout.)  This brilliant video was posted as an example of how on-board sound is generally only what-the-driver-hears.  There is much more going on in the world.  Listen to the background sounds…..

56303 on 6L01 20-04-18

We start with nature and birdsong, and the approaching Class 56.  After it passes, we have all the sounds of the wagons following.  If this could be reproduced, then I might be interested in N gauge sound!

And this could be a pretty good location for a simple layout to watch the trains go by….

About snitchthebudgie

Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club
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3 Responses to This is what sound should sound like…..

  1. I don’t see no video… am I missing something. I just get a bigger picture on clicking.


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