I find with 4 tracks (each with it's own ID) and 4 trains running, I have a difficult time remembering the engine ID for whatever is running on each track.
I have an idea to use an old flat screen TV with built in WiFi to put up over the layout that shows what engine (ID) is running and on what track. I think this could be broadcast to the TV from a computer, either desktop or laptop.
Has anyone here created such a program? I think this would kind of look like a dispatch board seen in railroad stations (not that I've been in one in a million years). I usually use the last two digits on the engine number as the ID so just posting the engine number would be sufficient, although things like a sound diner or operating crane might need to be handled differently.