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How Many Cars Per Engine On HO Layout?

John has a couple of questions for readers:

“I have several locomotives and I want to know how many cars should I run per engine. I have three analog engines and four DCC engines (two are Atlas locos.) and at least 60 cars.

I know quality is an issue and you get what you pay for, but I would say most of my locos are towards the cheap end except for the Atlas Locos. Also, what’s the easiest way to clean your tracks?”

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