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Hi All, I have recently been gifted a Trix-Twin "Britannia Loco.

Can it be configured to run on Hornby Dublo 3-Rail Track?

 

Regards

 

Howard Wilson

 

Cleveland Model Railway Club

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I had one years ago (early 60s) which I ran on my Hornby Dublo 3 rail set. (Still got it! And a Standard 5.) I later configured it to run on 2 rail. So unless something significant changed on the chassis then yes it can.

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Yes,it can be but you are going to need the centre rail p/up shoes & spring that fits in the metal channel under the loco.The only supplier of these is the TTRCA but you have to be a member to buy the spares.

 

                     Ray.

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Trix connected the centre rail pickup to the chassis (it was their common return, unlike Dublo which used the running rails.  This meant that there was a short circuit through the couplings. Later Trix stock had plastic couplings which avoided this (as also did Dublo). Apart from this, there should be no problem. (I'm assuming a later two rail version as the earlier ones were already 3 rail - the very first had the coarse Trix wheels I believe which are definitely not Dublo compatible.)

 

You can fit the proper Trix pickup but I would make my own and fit it to the tender.

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