While many examples of electric traction are history, there remain people that want to create models of electric traction. You will find that traction modeling is interesting and somewhat challenging, but you will also see some excellent modeling work by those who do traction. It is not quite as easy as being in regular model railroading, but, then again, that’s part of the interest.
Traction modeling offers you a great deal of action in a small space. With streetcars, you can have several cars operating in a short distance, each operating as their own “train”. Streetcars rounded sharper curves, so a typical traction model railroad layout will be smaller, too. You can operate in a space as small as two foot by four foot in H0. Here, a small railroad in development that measures 30” by 60”: