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What do you do when your track cleaner car cleans the track but now your train won't go up the hill, it slips. Need Dirt? Is there anything for traction. Thanks Ron
 

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If you look at the train wheel contours,you'll see that they're not horizontally flat.They have a slight angle to allow the train to sway slightly from side to side and remain stable.To mate with this feature,the rail tops are slightly rounded to insure the best possible traction at all times.Filing the rail tops flat is definitely not a good idea.

If you have a dirty track problem,nothing beats a clean rag with alcool or a non oily solvent.
 

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If you look at the train wheel contours,you'll see that they're not horizontally flat.They have a slight angle to allow the train to sway slightly from side to side and remain stable.To mate with this feature,the rail tops are slightly rounded to insure the best possible traction at all times.Filing the rail tops flat is definitely not a good idea.

If you have a dirty track problem,nothing beats a clean rag with alcool or a non oily solvent.
Thanks for all the input. Ron
 
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