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Can two tracks be powered with the Lionel Trainmaster R 100 Watt transformer?

If so, what terminals do I connect to? I'm already connected to B & F for one track.

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    Reverse terminal 1 and terminal 2 Terminal 2 is the outside rail, terminal 1 is the center rail.


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Track 1 as you have it connected is terminals B-F. The second track would be terminals B-C. Connect post B to the outer rails Terminal 1 ? on your lockon. THis will give you 6-16 volts at the track.

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I had the same dilema and trains are not new to me. Look under the piece of straight track that has a notch in it for the wiring. There will be a clip to hold the wire and a piece of plactic that looks like a block. One either side of that is a metal tab that one end of the wiring slides over. Actually each piece of the Fastrack has one of these. Only one has a notch but you can notch any one.

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If you have a multi-meter then you can check the track to see if you are getting any power on the two track rails. If you are getting power, then check the remotes with the meter on ohms.

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you may have to use a Lionel transformer for this because some older trains worked on AC current not the DC current that this train uses

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See link below to PDF file with instructions to your transformer. It looks like you are correct with regards to the wiring with what I can see in the manual.

Hope this helps and good luck

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