FAQ:Can I Quickly Change from DC to DCC and Back Again?

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Yes, simply wire for multi-cab control as you normally would for DC. However, do not use common rail wiring. Also, use #14 or better bus wire (see Track wiring for details). When you want to change from DC operations to DCC, simply hook up the booster in place of one of the cabs and switch all blocks to that cab. When you're ready to go back to DC, simply flip to the block toggles back to the DC cabs.

Note
Running Analog and DCC power on the same layout is dangerous, as a mistake will destroy something. Run your trains using only one method at a time.

Once you experience Digital Command Control, you will soon forget about analog operations.