Wiring for layouts and electrical components can be found in the electrical section of our tools and hardware range.
Hornby Surface Mount Point Motor R8243
Designed to fit alongside the current range of Hornby points this motor allows points to be converted to remote operation quickly and easily, without needing holes drilled in the baseboard.
£9.49
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Available from shops: Stroud: 1
(Product Ref #63272)
Powerful solenoid point motor, may be mounted above or below baseboard, powered from 16v AC supply. Requires Passing Contact Lever Switch (R044)
£9.49
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Available from shops: Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #499)
Peco Side Mounted Point Motor PL-11
This point motor is designed to mount alongside a point (turnout, avoiding the need to cut a hole into the baseboard to fit a motor below each point.
Note that the green wire is the common return wire.
£9.25
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Available from shops: Bristol: 7, Cardiff: 5, Coventry: 1, Gloucester: 8, Plymouth: 4, Stroud: 5
(Product Ref #64095)
Peco Point Motor PL-10
This motor attaches directly to the underside of the point to ensure positive and reliable operation. Requires a 40 x 25mm hole in the baseboard to accomodate the motor. Operation is from a passing contact switch or probe and stud system to give a pulse from the 16v AC outlet found on most transformers (2 amps required). If this isn't available an uncontrolled 12v DC supply may suffice.
Use only a pulse as applying a constant current would burn out the motor.
£7.45
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Available from shops: Bristol: 3, Cardiff: 2, Coventry: 6, Gloucester: 8, Plymouth: 4, Stroud: 4
(Product Ref #31748)
Peco Point Motor Extended Pin PL-10E
The PL10-E point motor is fitted with a long point operating pin, ideal for mounting beneath baseboards. A small 10mm (3/8in) hole through the baseboard is required, located directly beneath the operating pin attachment location on the point. The pin will then reach through the board and locate into the operating pin attachment hole of the point. The pin can then be trimmed to length with a good side or track cutter tool. Peco strongly recommend that the PL10E be used in conjunction with a PL-9 Mounting Plate, fitted directly to the base board underneath the point. Operation is from a passing contact switch or probe and stud system to give a pulse from the 16v AC outlet found on most transformers (2 amps required). If this isn't available an uncontrolled 12v DC supply may suffice. A constant current would burn out the motor.
£7.45
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Available from shops: Bristol: 6, Cardiff: 7, Coventry: 4, Gloucester: 5, Plymouth: 4, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #31749)

This point motor is designed to operate with the lower amperage found on some European transformers or with DCC systems*. Operation is from a passing contact switch or probe and stud system to give a pulse from the 16v AC outlet found on most transformers. If this isn't available an uncontrolled 12v DC supply may suffice. A constant current would burn out the motor.

* Although the initial amperage from DCC systems is very high, say 10 amps, the final amps avaialble to accessories such as point motors is very low, once the current has passed through the booster units used in DCC systems.

£7.95
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Available from shops: Gloucester: 1, Plymouth: 4, Stroud: 1
(Product Ref #31750)
Peco Point Motor Low Current Extended Pin PL-10WE
A new point motor type from Peco incorporating the extended operating pin, allowing the motor to be mounted to the underside of baseboards, with the low current solenoid design.
These motors have a lower power consumption, designed with DCC systems in mind allowing these motors to be controlled by point/accessory decoders.
£7.95
Available from shops: Cardiff: 1, Gloucester: 1
(Product Ref #64418)
A set of five mounting plates with attachment slots for PL10 point motors. This allows the motor to be mounted beneath the baseboard, avoiding the need to make a large hole to accomodate the motor directly beneath the point.
£3.10
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Available from shops: Coventry: 2, Gloucester: 7, Plymouth: 3, Stroud: 3
(Product Ref #31747)

Adaptor base to fit PL10 type point motors for either above or below base board use. Supplied unassembled,

If it is wished to fit the turnout motor above the baseboard, rather than below, then the adaptor base is used. An extension arm included allows the motor to be positioned up to 40mm away from the track. The whole unit, including motor, can be disguised by placing a small building, such as an LK-4 Lineside Hut, over it.

£1.95
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Available from shops: Bristol: 2, Gloucester: 1, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #89692)

Adaptor base to accept PL10 type point motors for either above or below base board use, includes an over centre spring, as fitted to all Peco turnouts.

1. If it is wished to fit the turnout motor above the baseboard, rather than below, then the adaptor base is used. An extension arm included allows the motor to be positioned up to 40mm away from the track. The point's over centre spring has to be removed as that in the base takes over. The whole unit, including motor, can be disguised by placing a small building, such as an LK-4 Lineside Hut, over it.

2. If the modeller wishes to power non-PECO points which do not have the over centre spring action. The adaptor base is positioned underneath the point and the PL-10E is attached to it, allowing the the point to be operated as if it were PECO.

£3.00
Available from shops: Bristol: 5, Cardiff: 3, Gloucester: 4, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #31751)
This is an accessory switch that connects directly to the point, thus allowing operation with the movement of the point blades. Used in many situations such as to provide electrical switching for frog polarity, signals etc.
£3.60
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Available from shops: Bristol: 5, Coventry: 2, Gloucester: 6, Plymouth: 1, Stroud: 1
(Product Ref #31752)
This twin microswitch kit provides two sets of switched contacts so that the modeller can control the polarity of live frogs and operate panel indicator lights at the same time. Other uses include signal interlocking and reverse loop switching. For the advanced modeller.
£8.55
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Available from shops: Bristol: 4, Gloucester: 1
(Product Ref #31753)
These useful switches are similar to those used in the PL-15 twin microswitch kit. Rated at 16 volts with 2amp continuous useor 2.5 amps passing contact. Two per pack.
£5.20
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Available from shops: Gloucester: 5, Plymouth: 2, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #31773)
Peco Microswitch Enclosed Type PL-33
The smallest of microswitches, only 12mm long and weather resistant as used in the Gauge O FB points. Rated at 16volts with 2 amps continuous or 2.5 amps passing contact. One per pack
£5.20
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Available from shops: Gloucester: 2, Plymouth: 4, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #31774)
Gaugemaster Seep Point Motor c/w Switch PM1
A reliable solenoid type point motor equiped with an internal switch. Ideal for use with electrofrog points when polarity switching is required.
£5.75
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Available from shops: Plymouth: 1
(Product Ref #42823)
Gaugemaster Seep Point Motor PM2

 Seep Point Motors have the advantage of being easy to fix under the baseboard. requiring only a small slot to operate the point. The PM-2 is a standard point motor with no changeover switch. Drive rod 41mm long.
£5.25
Available from shops: Gloucester: 2
(Product Ref #102572)
A reliable solenoid type point motor equiped with a self-latching mechanism. Ideal for use with points not having their own latching mechanism to ensure that the points are held closed firmly.
£6.50
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Available from shops: Plymouth: 1
(Product Ref #42824)
DCC Concepts Cobalt Slow Action Point Motor H-DCP-CB1
Cobalt is a high quality DC motor driven actuator created to be the best product available for turnout or signal control in any modelling scale from N to O.

Cobalt motors draw a very low current: even at its maximum voltage it draws just 30mA (that is just 30 thousandths of an amp) yet it works well at 6v and very strongly at its recommended voltage of 9 volts DC. Cobalt can be powered via a small “wall mounted” type power supply such as the GMC-WM2, however please note that damage can occur if they are connected to anything over a 12 volt DC regulated supply. They can be switched by standard latching type switches, short term power such as pushbuttons or it can even be automated simply via use of DPDT relays, and of course the Cobalt Lever Frame Switches(DCDCP-CBS).

Each Cobalt turnout motor comes complete with everything needed including the screws needed to fix it to the baseboard and we have also created a wide accessory range to complement the motors. Cobalt has been designed to be installed vertically for turnout operation or horizontally for semaphore signal and can also be used for things like level crossing boom actuation. The actuator wire is of the correct stiffness for reliable turnout throw and has been pre-formed for easy mounting.

  • Please Note these motors use a Maximum 12 volt DC regulated power supply.
  • Cobalt motors can also be used with the Cobalt PSU2 power supply.
£15.95
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Available from shops: Plymouth: 1, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #4197)
DCC Concepts Cobalt Ip Digital Point Motor DCP-CBDIP
£22.95
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(Product Ref #46330)
Edge connector cabling connectors plugs for use with Tortoise point motors.
£2.90
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Available from shops: Bristol: 1
(Product Ref #66107)
£22.50
Available from shops: Bristol: 1
(Product Ref #84001)

Three posistion on/off/on biased (momentary action, switch returns to off when released) miniature toggle switch rated at 5amp/28volt DC. Ideal for operating solenoid point motors on model railways.

Size 9mm high x 13mm wide x 7mm deep. Requires 6.35mm (1/4in) hole for fitting.

£9.00
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Available from shops: Bristol: 2, Cardiff: 2, Coventry: 1, Gloucester: 4, Plymouth: 2, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #3243)

Three posistion on/off/on biased (momentary action, switch returns to off when released) miniature toggle switch rated at 5amp/28volt DC. Ideal for operating solenoid point motors on model railways.

Size 9mm high x 13mm wide x 11.5mm deep. Requires 6.35mm (1/4in) hole for fitting.

£10.00
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Available from shops: Bristol: 3, Cardiff: 4, Coventry: 5, Gloucester: 2, Plymouth: 2, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #3244)
Hornby Passing Contact Lever Switch for Points R044
For operating point motors - passing contact to give a single pulse.
£11.49
Available from shops: Cardiff: 1
(Product Ref #6431)
Use in conjunction with PL-18 studs to electrically operate points.
£4.35
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Available from shops: Bristol: 5, Coventry: 4, Gloucester: 3, Plymouth: 1, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #31754)
£3.85
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Available from shops: Bristol: 2, Gloucester: 9, Plymouth: 6, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #31755)
Peco Passing Contact Switch Black Lever PL-26B
This switch provides the short burst of current needed operate the popular PL-10 point motor. May be ganged using the PL-24 joining bar with either of the other two types of switch to provide signal interlocking, panel lights etc.
£6.60
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Available from shops: Bristol: 2, Coventry: 4, Gloucester: 3, Plymouth: 2, Stroud: 3
(Product Ref #31764)
Peco Passing Contact Switch Red Lever PL-26RM
This switch provides the short burst of current needed operate the popular PL-10 point motor. May be ganged using the PL-24 joining bar with either of the other two types of switch to provide signal interlocking, panel lights etc.
£6.60
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Available from shops: Coventry: 4, Gloucester: 1, Plymouth: 1, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #31762)
Peco Passing Contact Switch White Lever PL-26W
This switch provides the short burst of current needed operate the popular PL-10 point motor. May be ganged using the PL-24 joining bar with either of the other two types of switch to provide signal interlocking, panel lights etc.
£6.60
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Available from shops: Cardiff: 1, Coventry: 7, Gloucester: 2, Plymouth: 1, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #31763)
Peco Passing Contact Switch Yellow Lever PL-26Y
This switch provides the short burst of current needed operate the popular PL-10 point motor. May be ganged using the PL-24 joining bar with either of the other two types of switch to provide signal interlocking, panel lights etc.
£6.60
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Available from shops: Gloucester: 1, Plymouth: 1
(Product Ref #31765)
A six bay console to take PL-22, 23 or 26 switches. Suitable for use in banks.
£4.40
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Available from shops: Cardiff: 1, Coventry: 1, Plymouth: 4
(Product Ref #31766)
Mount switches into a `mimic' diagram or update an existing control panel.
£2.75
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Available from shops: Bristol: 5, Cardiff: 2, Gloucester: 3, Plymouth: 1, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #31767)
Peco Modular Quick Connect Bracket for PL26 Switches PL-50
A new design of switch mouting bracket incorporting wire connection clips for quick connection of point motor wiring. The PL26 switches plug in to the bracket, eliminating the need to solder connections.
£18.75
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Available from shops: Coventry: 2, Plymouth: 1
(Product Ref #78598)
Peco Modular Quick Connect Bracket Extension for PL26 Switches PL-51
A new design of switch mouting bracket incorporting  wire connection clips for quick connection of point motor wiring. The PL26 switches plug in to the bracket, eliminating the need to solder connections.
£6.65
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Available from shops: Bristol: 4, Coventry: 7, Plymouth: 1, Stroud: 2
(Product Ref #78599)
Peco Terminal Connectors and Shrouds PL-31
Push-On, easy to use, no soldering required
Pack of 10 connectors and 5 shrouds.
£2.75
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Available from shops: Bristol: 6, Coventry: 1, Gloucester: 3
(Product Ref #31772)

Ideal for wiring up Peco point motors quickly and easily these wiring looms provide an 18-inch (450mm) wiring lead with spade connectors which fit directly to the contacts on the side of the Peco point motors.

Pack of 2 looms.

£4.95
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Available from shops: Bristol: 3, Coventry: 2, Gloucester: 6, Plymouth: 6
(Product Ref #74801)
Gaugemaster Model CDU - Capacitor Discharge Unit CDU
A Capacitor Discharge Unit (CDU) provides a reserve of charge to ensure that a good voltage is available to throw point motors. Especially useful when several motors are thrown by one lever, setting cross-overs for example.
The unit stores up power in capacitors and when a point motor is actuated, discharges in one big punch giving the point motor a firm and positive switching action. Connected to points via switches or probe and studs. Prevents burnt out motors.
£13.95
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(Product Ref #33977)
Peco Capacitor Discharge Unit CDU PL-35
Antics recommended for ease of installation
The Peco capacitor discharge unit is supplied in a neat plastic box with quick clamp type connectors, ready for installation without needing further protection.
The capacitors provide sufficient instantaneous energy to positively throw point motors.
£17.35
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Available from shops: Bristol: 1, Gloucester: 1, Plymouth: 2, Stroud: 1
(Product Ref #70593)

Control switch and wiring harness for connection to Peco point motors. Switch and point motor harness are supplied complete wiith connectors for the EZE-Wire system, allowing extensions to be added between the switch and motor to reach the point motor location. Heat-shrink tubing is supplied to protect and insulate joints.

EZE-Wire - Plug and Play layout wiring from Expo.
The EZE-Wire system uses pre-made cabling complete with spade connectors on the ends to allow point motor cabling to be installed quickly and easily. No soldering required.

£3.95
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Available from shops: Plymouth: 1
(Product Ref #3270)
Expo EZE-Wire Point Switch with Hornby Point Motor Harness 28071
Control switch and wiring harness and 'chocolate-block' terminal block for connection to Hornby point motors. Switch and point motor harness are supplied complete wiith connectors for the EZE-Wire system, allowing extensions to be added between the switch and motor to reach the point motor location. Heat-shrink tubing is supplied to protect and insulate joints.

EZE-Wire - Plug and Play layout wiring from Expo.
The EZE-Wire system uses pre-made cabling complete with spade connectors on the ends to allow point motor cabling to be installed quickly and easily. No soldering required.
£3.95
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Available from shops: Bristol: 4, Plymouth: 2
(Product Ref #29993)
Black extension wire for the Expo EZE-Wire layout wiring system.

EZE-Wire - Plug and Play layout wiring from Expo.
The EZE-Wire system uses pre-made cabling complete with spade connectors on the ends to allow point motor cabling to be installed quickly and easily. No soldering required.
£2.00
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(Product Ref #795)
Blue extension wire for the Expo EZE-Wire layout wiring system.

EZE-Wire - Plug and Play layout wiring from Expo.
The EZE-Wire system uses pre-made cabling complete with spade connectors on the ends to allow point motor cabling to be installed quickly and easily. No soldering required.
£2.00
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(Product Ref #2040)
Green extension wire for the Expo EZE-Wire layout wiring system.

EZE-Wire - Plug and Play layout wiring from Expo.
The EZE-Wire system uses pre-made cabling complete with spade connectors on the ends to allow point motor cabling to be installed quickly and easily. No soldering required.
£2.00
Website: 4
(Product Ref #2749)
Red extension wire for the Expo EZE-Wire layout wiring system.

EZE-Wire - Plug and Play layout wiring from Expo.
The EZE-Wire system uses pre-made cabling complete with spade connectors on the ends to allow point motor cabling to be installed quickly and easily. No soldering required.
£2.00
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(Product Ref #2023)
£2.90
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Available from shops: Bristol: 7, Coventry: 2, Gloucester: 1, Plymouth: 3, Stroud: 4
(Product Ref #31760)
Peco SmartSwitch Point Operation Set PLS-100
The ANE model Smart Switch provides an excellent flexible solution to remote point control using a programmable four-switch control board with outputs for highly controllable servo motor machines. The servo motors can be installed under or above the baseboard with the drive arranged in several ways to activate points, semaphore signals or level crossing gates.
The board also provides for feedback outputs to power indicator LEDs on a control panel. Points are activated from a control panel using change-over toggle switches (supplied) or the board can be programmed to accept a signal from a push-to-make button switch. Due to the low currents needed for these command signals multi-way computer ribbon cabling can be used to keep wire runs tidy for connection to centralised control panels. Additional servo extension leads are readily available, these are the same leads as used by RC modellers.
For use with insulated frog or power-routing points. For live frog points requiring power feeds a SmartFrog polarity switching unit will soon become available.

Features:
The set includes all the equipment to operate four points. Everything is in the set - wiring, servos, switches and the Smartswitch control board. This compares very favourably in cost to other slow motion point control systems on the market.
Ultimate flexibility - Smartswitch can not only operate points but also crossing gates, semaphore signals or any creative animation you can think of.
Easy to install - Built in drilling template and virtual centre line for easy trouble free mounting PLUS more mounting options: central, off centre or horizontal, above or below the baseboard.
Nine adjustable servo speeds - the SmartSwitch control board gives you a wide choice of servo speeds. You can operate your points with a snap action or in scale slow speeds.
Control board can control up to four servos - plus you can simultaneously control up to four servos using just one switch.
SmartSwitch remembers the point positions when the power is off.
Low current drain - operates from 9 - 12v DC
£67.50
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(Product Ref #86116)

Each SmartSwitch control board operates 4 servos and the system can be expanded with additional control boards and servos, available seperately, to meet the requirements of any sized layout. Each control board needs its own 12vDC supply.

£30.00
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(Product Ref #86251)
Peco SmartSwitch Single Servo Motor PLS-125
The motor can easily be fitted above and below the baseboard as well as operate other accessories such as signals.

£15.00
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(Product Ref #94819)
Peco SmartSwitch SmartFrog Polarity Control Board PLS-130
If the SmartSwitch system is used to operate PECO Electrofrog turnouts, the polarity of the frogs can be changed automatically, electronically and 100% reliably, when the servo moves the blades across by adding a SmartFrog to each turnout. LEDs can be added to the SmartSwitch or SmartFrog to show the directional status of each servo-ideal for control panel route or operating 2-aspect signalling.
£11.50
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(Product Ref #92333)
Peco SmartSwitch Stationary Decoder PLS-135
With the addition of the PLS-135 Stationary Decoder, SmartSwitch can be operated by a DCC controller, and uses the constant DCC voltage in the rails as its power supply. The decoder is also easy to program, and is compatible with most makes of DCC control systems.
£15.00
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(Product Ref #92336)
£5.00
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(Product Ref #8917)
Gaugemaster Seep Universal Solenoid Point Motor with Extension Rod GMC-PM10
£6.95
Website: 9+
(Product Ref #30329)
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