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Now that you’ve picked your railroad and you have your tack, power, and era worked out you can start shopping for your locomotives and cars. You might find a train set with your railroad and a track you like. If not, you’ll be buying separate locomotives, railroad car sets, and individual railroad cars. When buying locomotives and cars from different manufacturers, make sure that the couplers are compatible. Couplers are the “hooks” that connect your locomotives and cars. Couplers from different manufacturers may not be compatible. Dealers can change couplers on locomotives and cars for you, but it does increase the cost of the item a little.
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