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Christmas Train Set – Which Track?

Debbie asks:

“My son has HO model train cars from when he was a child and also his father’s train cars from when he was a child. I would like to surprise him this Christmas by setting up a track around the Christmas tree and using some of his train cars. However, the track he has is very old and I would like to purchase new track and a new controller. What brand or type of track would be the easiest for me to assemble? I would appreciate any information! Thank you.”

2 Responses to Christmas Train Set – Which Track?

  • Geoff says:

    I would use Bachmann EZ track. It is set on a foundation intended a little bit to look like gravel ballast, but what it really does is reduce the chance of floor or carpet fluff getting into the locomotive and cars.

  • David Stokes says:

    You didn’t say what scale your trains are, so I am assuming H0/00, Lionel or O scale.

    PECO and Atlas both make nickelsteel rail in all three scales. For you purpose I would recommend “set track” rather than flex track

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