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Passing Loop

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Post by keef » Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:17 pm

Hi everyone.Keen to get the new format going so...Heres one to kick it off...can anyone recommend an Automatic system for a passing loop.It will be added to a basic DC powered oval track positioned under scenery at the rear of my layout out of reach and sight.I am a novice when it comes to electrics but willing to try .Have not even installed electric points yet.Is there such a thing ? Look forward to some uncomplicated advice please.
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Post by Steve M » Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:25 pm

What actions do you want to automate?
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Post by Walkingthedog » Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:27 pm

Have a look at this, they do all kinds of useful things.


https://heathcote-electronics.co.uk/hea ... index.html
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Post by keef » Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:40 pm

Oh sorry .I would like to run two trains.-
As the circuit is a run of only 9 mtrs to run them at same time is a bit tight,,Ive tried that but found it hard to equalise the speeds,so I was thinking one train does a circuit,stops at a passing loop then the other train would do a circuit in turn.
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Post by keef » Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:50 pm

Walkingthedog wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:27 pm
Have a look at this, they do all kinds of useful things.


https://heathcote-electronics.co.uk/hea ... index.html
Just like that!! Thank you.I see they do one that enables you yo run the trains in different directions.never thought of that possibility.I shall get in touch with them and hopefully they provide good instructions.Ill need them me thinks.Thanks again
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