As you can see, I have a mix of trains. I was wondering, if I have a single loop with sidings can I run a conventional set and a controlled set on the same (loop) layout. This is what I envision. MTH or LionChief on siding, not moving, Conventional in neutral on second siding. Start conventional adjusting speed by transformer, then park conventional back on siding in neutral and start up MTH or LionChief.