Troubleshooting Model Railway Power Issues


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This video from looks at a power issue we ran into on the layout, it shows how we troubleshooted the issue with both the Train-Tech Track Tester as well as a Bachmann Class 03 shunter. The problem turned out to be a faulty set of fishplates which moved slightly when heavier locos moved over them. We fixed the problem by adding additional dropper wires to the loop.