How to Clean a HO Train Track?

Answer More than simply guiding a model train along a predetermined path, HO scale rails also conduct the electrical current that makes a locomotive's wheels turn. Because those wheels also pick up the cu... Read More »

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How to Clean an LGB Train Track?

Trains run better when the track is clean. Since LGB trains can be used outside, keeping the track clean is a regular maintenance job. Bugs, leaves and other debris will make their way onto your tr... Read More »

If I put my ear to a train track, what sound does an arriving train make against the rail?

it makes a sound like metal cables under tension are being cut and whipping arounddot put your ear to any old bit of track you dont know which one is live

Have you ever seen a train lay its own track?

That was pretty cool. Though I think it may have put more people out of work -- great 'engineering' though.

Train Track Question Please Help?

Curvature is handled in some different ways.High speed track (not necessarily 100 mph plus, but as low as 70mph) does often employ "super elevation" in curvature, just as some NASCAR tracks have ba... Read More »