On layouts built using the Märklin C-track or the Trix C-track you can use the Märklin turnout decoders to conveniently install a decoder underneath the turnout. This is great if you are often rebuilding your layout or building a temporary layout. With the decoder underneath the turnout you basically get a wireless turnout. Depending on the version of your decoder there are a few things to keep ind mind when setting up a turnout on the CS3. In this article I will show you what to do. [More]
A fun addition to your Trix C Track turnouts are lighted lanterns. The prototype had them and you can have them too. In this article I will show you how to install them and how to light them up using the built-in turnout decoder instead of an external power source. That way you will have a true self-contained wireless turnout. [More]
Macros are a new thing in the CS3 after version 1.4.0. Macros can be considered events with special features. They are meant as a help to get things done. One of them is the brake macro. The brake macro will allow you to stop a train in front of a red signal. This article will go through the set up of the brake macro and run a test. [More]
Events in the Central Station 3 from Märklin is a powerful feature. You can do all sorts of things with them and in the latest update (version 1.3.3) events just got even more powerful. Take a look at this article to start your venture into the world of events.