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I was given some N scale passenger train cars recently and had been wondering if they were going to stay in boxes forever. Currently, due to space resrictions, my only layout is a small portable rectangle and the radius on the curves is too small to accomodate the longer cars. To get those Pullmans back on the rails, I'm planning on running a single loop around a portion of the inside perimeter of my garage. the total run length will be approximately 45 feet.

Will I have any problems with just one set of wires from the power pack to the rails? If so, how many lines should I run? Is there guideline such as every x number of feet? Also, should I use a larger wire gauge?
 

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Use a large feeder wire. Some where around every 12 feet to start. Or run the train, when it slows place a new feed. Mine are rusty tracks. I'm under 6 feet. This should give you an idea. At least you are expecting this and know how to solve it.
Bob
 

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thanks for the info. ill try the larger feed wires and hook them up at the points where the trains slow down. makes perfect sense to me.:)
 
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