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Without trying to teach granny to suck eggs;

You will need to look at how steep the resultant incline is when piers are used,

Depending on the length of run previous to and the total rise of track, the incline may be too steep for a locomotive to successfully climb it.

What is the maximum pier height you intend to use?
How long is the run between level and raised track?
 

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Not as tricky as you would think if you employ flat "V"wedges under the tracks slotting into a corresponding open "V" taper on the other side


To get an idea of what I mean, open two fingers as if making the "Victory V" sign of churchill, you will instantly understand what I mean by the open V tape and the V taper wedge system.

It makes life so much easier as when set correctly, they become self aligning.

As to the idea mentioned about bridging tracks, I had thought of that myself but failed to mention it.
 

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Sarah,

The "V" wedge alignment is a solution I employed for re-aligning the main four sections for Memory Lane.
 

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Alloy wheel stick on weights from your local tyre fitters is always worth a try
 

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Brass rod, drilled down the centre for the wire to be soldered into, sleeved with plastruct tubing or heat shrink.

Alternatively, try Maplins for some connectors.....
 

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Had you thought of snooker table baize, or even green felt??
 

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WOW!! What a nice Gesture! I bet you were well chuffed (or, in this case, well fumed, it being a diesel set and all)
 
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