Wiring Model Trains – Acessories

20 06 2012

Now that you’ve got your trains rolling, let’s tackle some of those lights, signals, and action accessories. Despite the amazing variety of Lionel accessories, most can be wired very easily in just a few different ways. We also offer several different ways to activate your accessories so you can make them perform exactly the way you want.

gatemanThis week, we’ve added several new pages to our online wiring guide to help you identify the types of accessories you have and match them to the best ways to power them to make them work the way you want. You’ll learn how to wire and extend insulated outside rail blocks, how to use 153 switches to control your accessories and which works best with your track, how to wire lighted and animated accessories and how to modify your uncoupling and operating tracks to work off of your accessory voltage.

So check out these new pages and videos and get animated today!  Next week we’ll dive into switches and how you can modify them for constant voltage operation.



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