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“Put together the fourth railroad tie (sleeper) for your railroad base and fix it in place on the assembly.”

This issue will feel very familiar as we have done all of this before…



Materials: Nothing new here, the parts are all plastic in this issue.


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Fourth Railroad Tie

Step 1

Fit a Tie End to both ends of the Fourth Railroad Tie, as shown:

Step 2

From below, secure these parts together with four (4) EP screws:

Step 3

Collect the two Connectors from Issue 138 and the two Connectors from this issue:

Fit two Connectors to each end of the Fourth Railroad Tie as shown, and secure with two (2) EP screws, one on each side:

Repeat this process at the other end of the Fourth Railroad Tie with two (2) more EP screws and Connectors. It should look like this now:

Step 4

Retrieve your built Track assembly from Issue 139. Place this Fourth Railroad Tie assembly next to the previous tie, under the Rail, as shown:

Step 5

Secure the two Railroad Ties together at the Connectors underneath, using two (2) EP screws as shown:

Step 6

Retrieve the Rail Chairs from Issue 139. Secure the next section of Rail in the same way as before using four (4) EP screws:


This Fourth Railroad Tie means we are close to halfway done with the Track assembly.

Next Up

 Issue 142 – Display: Rail, Rail Chairs

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