Runaway Trains, Self Resetting Decoders and Short Circuits

This interesting article, submitted by Member Larry McCarthy, can be found on  Of particular interest are the first few paragraphs of how a decoder tests if it is receiving DC or DCC power.

A second point in the article confirms that almost all operators are bound to cause a short circuit now and then.

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