Tutorials for a few systems that you can use to control your DC or analog powered trains.
Each system is covered separately by text and video tutorials.
Manual control from a DIY power pack is simple, inexpensive and easy to set up. Actually this is my favorite system.
It is great for kids to use on a floor layout.
To go to the text page with instructions, Click Here
And there is a video to the left.
How to wire a DC layout for Block control. Analog Block Control
The following systems take a bit of work to set up. But if you are determined, it is said that they work well. I have not tried them yet because I am happy with my DIY power pack and have not yet found time.
This system allows you to use JMRI for remote DC train control. It is a bit complex, but well worth the effort. Click here. –
Wireless DC control of 3 locomotives with joystick. This is quite a piece of work. Probably worth an early try. Click Here.
A system to control a DC train on your phone. The version to run one train is free. But I put this on the bottom of the list because of upsells and extras needed to control more than one locomotive. Phone Control