What is the scale on the Lionel Midnight Flyer train set produced in 1979?

Question by phoozball: What is the scale on the Lionel Midnight Flyer train set produced in 1979?
I cannot find the information on the scale. I know it runs on o-gauge or 0-27 gauge track. What would the scale be?

Best answer:

Answer by railbuff
close to 1:48 close to O-gauge

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