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CVP Annouces HO-size Loco Boards

CVP has added microAirwire loco control boards to its extensive Dead Rail offerings. The new boards fit in narrow-hood HO diesels. 

BlueRail Ships 200 Boards in 2 Months

 Dave Rees of BlueRail Trains reports they've sold 200 bluetooth loco control boards in less than two months and has added auto-updated software features like ditch lights and chuff rate calibration, plus a new Android app.

Dead Rail Society co-founder Pete Steinmetz installs of TVM, CVP and BlueRail systems in locos with battery power. He sells complete Dead Rail kits for self-installers and is also a source of hard-to-find, high quality LiPo battery packs in the right sizes for smaller scales.

The Dead Rail Society™

No track power,

no problem!

Battery power and radio control: the future of model railroading.

Dead Rail Society™

Batteries 'R Us.

We no longer worry about dirty track, stalls, shorts, and all the other frustrations of track power. Dead Rail™ in G through N scales.


How-To Articles

Articles are appearing more and more frequently in model railroad magazines and websites. All scales, all prototypes.


Photos & Videos

See the famous 'Runaway Porter!' video on YouTube, plus a gallery of photos of Dead Rail™ installations.




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