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I’ve found this on you tube and wandered if it could be developed further to run model railways well worth a look.

https://youtu.be/Y1MDOerruDU
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Well it works on the real thing. Professor Eric Laithwaite invented it in the 60's. Not need to clean the track or wheels :D
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Other than lifting the thing off the copper tubing - how would you stop it I wonder? R-
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Disconnect the magnet?
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Would it work if the battery Power could be controlled Remotely to alter speed and stop it and by reversing current and revers the direction.
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Look up Mavlev trains. They are becoming fairly common. Modern technology is finally catching up with the professor.
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