Hello. Someone gave me a Williams Electric Toy Train #2361 Pennsy FM Train Master. I'm running it on my Lionel Post War tubular track with a ZW transformer. It runs nice and smooth, but only in one direction. I can't figure out how to reverse the direction. Do I need a different transformer to change direction from there?
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The early Williams Train Masters didn't have an E-unit.
As I recall, the only thing inside is a bridge rectifier to convert AC to DC.
Some William's locomotives did not have a reverse board. The simplest way to check this is to pull the shell. If you do not see any electronics it only moves in one direction. If it does have a reverse board see if it has a switch either under the frame or tucked inside. William's is also known to have produced engines that do not have the lock out feature. Depends on the year this was made. I had a F3 that was bare bones, only ran forward.
It appears to be a early Williams which didn't have reverse units but it is easy to retrofit a Bachmann or Dalee reverse unit.
Hi Gene. Can you please let me know where to look for a Bachmann or Dalee reverse unit? Thank you very much.
I have a couple of old LIONEL electronic reverse units. I'll see if they will work.
Dalee advertises in OGR. I used their product in mine.