O gauge Model railways & accessories
More than a century old and still up to date: The O gauge is still very popular all over the world and especially in Europe.
Gauge 32 mm: This is the O gauge
Gauge O, with 32 mm gauge tracks, is one of the oldest gauges. At the beginning, it replaced the 1:32 scale scale 1 as the market leader due to its smaller space requirement. Over time, in the 1950s and 1960s, it was in turn replaced by the HO gauge and receded into the background. But over time, the market share improved again.
Discover our wide range of O-gauge models from Germany to Austria, France and Switzerland in the most diverse eras I to VI. You will also find special models from Great Britain of different eras, such as steam locomotives, passenger coaches and diesel locomotives.
Gauge O model railways from various manufacturers
Known for the fact that they started again in 2007 to bring tracks, model railways and other vehicle models in O gauge to the market based on the German model, the Lenz company still produces products for O gauge today. We therefore of course also have model railways from the Lenz company in our Shop. You have the choice between different O-gauge passenger cars and diesel locomotives, but also steam locomotives and freight wagons for O-gauge.
Furthermore, model railways from the British manufacturer Dapol are represented as a major topic for us. You can also browse through the models of the brands Bemo, Gaugemaster, Peco and many more.
Design landscapes for Gauge O - with figures, vehicles, buildings and more
There are no limits to your imagination in the world of model building. With the right buildings, vehicles and figures for the O gauge, you can recreate almost any scene and situation.
A train station with waiting figures and station staff brings life into your model world. Train staff carrying luggage or a conductor checking his pocket watch are also ideal.
For the replica of a farm in the country there are corresponding animals, such as cows, sheep and chickens and farmers.
Even special occasions, such as weddings, can be realistically presented with our accessories. And for car lovers we have special models like Rolls-Royce, Austin, Aston Martin, Bentley and many more.
Frequently asked questions about O gauge model railways
What is the track width of track O?
The standard gauge has a track width of 32 mm in the O gauge with a scale of 1:45. In contrast, the HO scale, for example, has a scale of 1:87 and a model track width of 16.5 mm. Historical models and models from Great Britain have a scale of 1:43.5 with the same gauge.
What are the best O gauge starter sets?
With our Gauge O starter sets and train sets, you have everything you need to get started. The starter set from Lenz includes a digital center with power supply and a new hand controller for small and large model railways. In addition to a steam or diesel locomotive, the train sets also contain various wagons.
What do you need to set up an O gauge layout?
What do you need to set up a system and what do you have to pay attention to?
Space: In contrast to other model railway tracks, the tracks of the O gauge are somewhat wider, so that enough space should be planned before assembly.
Track plan: In order to get an idea of the end product, it is helpful to think about a concrete track plan beforehand, which will help with the construction.
Models: Here you should consider which era you want to represent and which vehicles you want to drive in your model world.
Accessories: Once the basic structure is in place, you can think about the small details and let your creativity run free.
How is an O gauge model railway controlled?
The model railways can be driven analogously with direct current. Of course, it is more comfortable and versatile to drive digitally with the vehicles equipped with decoders that run on 2-rail tracks.
Order accessories and model railways for the O gauge conveniently online
You can now find various O Gauge models in our wide range and receive a free item of your choice when you place an order with our bonus program! From O-gauge locomotives and railcars to passenger cars and freight cars - you will find your model railway with us. Choose Modellbahn Union now and benefit from fair prices and fast shipping. Of course, you also have the choice between different payment options when making a purchase.