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Cheifmcfuz question: I have one oval with only one lion chief train running on it right now. Can you tell me how I can run more than one lion chief train. What do I have to do. What is needed. Thanks. Much appreciated.
 

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Cheifmcfuz question: I have one oval with only one lion chief train running on it right now. Can you tell me how I can run more than one lion chief train. What do I have to do. What is needed. Thanks. Much appreciated.
All you need is 2 lionchief locomotives with separate remotes. They can't be the same locomotive number. That is it.

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Cheifmcfuz. How do I set my set up like yours where I can have the lion cheif trains tuning on different tracks. What’s needed.
So how do you run the lion chief trains on separate tracks like you did. Thanks.
 

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All of my layout is connected powered by 1 power supply.

I put 3 lionchief locomotives on the tracks. Turn on the power. Turn on the remotes. I then use the remotes to run the trains.

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Chief. All your lion chief trains are they ready to run sets. I want to put some switches in just like your layout. I did not know one power supply would power up the whole lay out. I thought you need a power supply for each track.
I really like your layout. Your video was nice. Thanks for the help.
 

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Question: what power supply do you have.
I have 1 ready to run lion chief set it’s the polar express. This lion chief ready to run set comes with a power supply you plug into the wall. It’s not a transformer. If I want to start running 3 lion chief trains like you is this power supply ok or I need a different one. Thanks.
 

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Question: since I am new to this. Right now I only have one train on my layout it’s the polar express lion chief ready to run set. It is powered by its own power supply. Wall wort. If I expand my layout with more ready to run sets can I power all the ready to run sets each with their own power supply/wall wort and not use a transformer or when I add more rtr sets I need to put them on a transformer.
Is the transformer for power or controlling train or both.
What can be put on a transformer lion chief lion chief+ or both.
Since I am new to this I do not know. Thanks.
 

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John. Since I am new to trains. Just asking. When you by a ready to run set like I did. Which I bought the polar express. It’s probably not meant to be upgraded. That’s why they give you a basic wall wort power supply. If you want to run more trains with ready to run sets that is why you have to upgrade the power supply.
But being new to trains I don’t know any of this just taking my own guess. For a first train or starting out maybe this was not the way to go. Ready to run set I mean. I don’t know. Thanks.
 

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John. Thanks. That is what I figured. If you want to run anymore trains than the one that comes with the ready to run set you have to get away from wall power supply and use a transformer.
Is transformer for power or controlling or both. Thanks.
 
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