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Problems With My Elevated Structure Subway Layout

Michael model in HO scale and writes:

“I have a double wye and crossover track but on the left side of the structure the train stops on both isolated plastic joiners. What can I do to get the train to go through this curvature section of track without changing track status of the rail? My layout has three track turnouts into a double wye with a crossover track. The left side of layout has curvature problems. I have plastic isolators on both rails of the track.”

One Response to Problems With My Elevated Structure Subway Layout

  • Dale says:

    It’s nearly impossible to determine the issue without seeing the track details, e.g. where are the insulated joiners, the feeders, etc. That said, it sounds like you have a section of track that is electrically dead (or has a short). The first thing I would do is connect a voltmeter to the track where the loco stalls and see if there is power there. You might have to run as additional set of feeders to that section. Make sure the turnout is set appropriately when you test it.

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