Model Railroad Wiring Considerations

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If you’re REALLY interested in wiring electricity for your model railroad, then this exclusive premium video is right for you! NMRA master model railroader Gerry Leone gives you an exciting overview as well as essential information so that you can make wise choices about wiring your model railroad. Find out how quickly you can advance in your knowledge about what specific wires are the best to use to operate your model railroads. Learn how the different sizes of wire make a difference in the overall functionality of a model railroad.

Gerry teaches you some helpful techniques for organizing your wiring into power districts based on your model railroad layout and its activity. Another way of organizing your layout into power districts is to just do it geographically or geometrically. Gerry does an excellent job emphasizing the major things that you’ll need to consider before you wire your model railroad.