How can I clean battery acid that leaked on an old electric train?

Question by Rez: How can I clean battery acid that leaked on an old electric train?
My Kids and me are trying to rezerrect an old Lionel Train–it hasnt been used in almost 25 years or more, upon opening the engine car, there was an Everyready battery still in there completley eroding and dried acid everywhere–I need tips on how to clean this please

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Answer by Ed C
Soda water or a mixture of baking soda and water will nuetralize the acid. Do not use any soda pop as it has dextrose or sugar type substances in them and that is yet another mess
good luck.

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