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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 21/11/2009 at 23:14 #286
welshdragon
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(original concept from http://t52scene.myfreeforum.org/about1072.html)
Right, This is a game more than a quiz.

The aim is to do line coverage of all the GB rail network.

Rules.

Only 1 move per go.
All moves have to be by train.
To make a move you must do so in this format. [code]Date:
From:
To:
[Headcode: If known]
[Signalling Boxes/Centres Passed Through: if known];
Traction:
Time depart:
Time arrive:
TOC:
Stops: [/code]

So for instance,

Date: Week 1 Day 1
From: London Kings Cross
To: Edinburgh
Traction: HST
Time depart: 12:00
Time arrive: 16:27
TOC: East Coast
Stops: Peterbrough, York, Darlington, Newcastle


Let's Play! Starting location is London King's Cross, go!

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 21/11/2009 at 23:14 #4351
welshdragon
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(original concept from http://t52scene.myfreeforum.org/about1072.html)
Right, This is a game more than a quiz.

The aim is to do line coverage of all the GB rail network.

Rules.

Only 1 move per go.
All moves have to be by train.
To make a move you must do so in this format. [code]Date:
From:
To:
[Headcode: If known]
[Signalling Boxes/Centres Passed Through: if known];
Traction:
Time depart:
Time arrive:
TOC:
Stops: [/code]

So for instance,

Date: Week 1 Day 1
From: London Kings Cross
To: Edinburgh
Traction: HST
Time depart: 12:00
Time arrive: 16:27
TOC: East Coast
Stops: Peterbrough, York, Darlington, Newcastle


Let's Play! Starting location is London King's Cross, go!

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 21/11/2009 at 23:36 #4352
Zoe
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Date: Week 1 Day 1 (Monday)
From: London Kings Cross
To: Peterborough
Traction: 365/317
Time depart: 05:22
Time arrive: 06:54
TOC: First Capital Connect
Stops: First and Standard Class
Finsbury Park, Potters Bar, Hatfield (Herts), Welwyn Garden City, Welwyn North, Knebworth, Stevenage , Hitchin, Arlesey, Biggleswade, Sandy, St Neots, Huntingdon, Peterborough.

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 21/11/2009 at 23:48 #4353
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Date: Week 1 Day 1 (Monday)
From: Peterborough
To: Norwich
Traction: 15x
Time depart: 0735
Time arrive: 0912
TOC: EMT
Stops: March, Ely, Thetford, Attleborough, Wymondham and Norwich.

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 22/11/2009 at 13:27 #4382
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Date: Week 1 Day 1 (Monday)
From: Norwich
To: Cambridge
Traction: 170
Time depart: 0940
Time arrive: 1058
TOC: NXEA
Stops: Wymondham, Attleborough, Thetford, Brandon, Ely, Cambridge.

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 22/11/2009 at 14:05 #4383
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Date: Week 1 Day 1 (Monday)
From: Cambridge
To: King's Lynn
Traction: 365
Time depart: 11:33
Time arrive: 12:20
TOC: First Capital Connect
Stops: Waterbeach, Ely, Littleport, Downham Marke, Watlington, King's Lynn

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 22/11/2009 at 14:27 #4384
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Date: Week 1 Day 1 (Monday)
From: King's Lynn
To: Ely
Traction: 365
Time depart: 12:56
Time arrive: 13:26
TOC: First Capital Connect
Stops: Watlington, Downham Market, Littleport, Ely

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 22/11/2009 at 20:06 #4399
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Week 1 Day 1 (Monday)
From: Ely
To Birmingham New Street
Tracton:170
Time Depart:14:15
Time Arrive:16:43
TOC: Cross Country
Stops: March, Peterborough, Stamford (Lincs, Oakham, Melton Mowbray, Leicester, Nuneaton , Coleshill Parkway & Birmingham New Street

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 22/11/2009 at 22:40 #4408
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Date:Week 1 Day 1 (Monday)
From: Birmingham New Street
To: Shrewsbury
[Headcode: ]
[Signalling Boxes/Centres Passed Through:]: Birmingham New Street, Wolverhampton, Oxley, Madeley Junction, Abbey Foregate (Shrewsbury), Severn bridge Junction and Crewe Junction (both at Shrewsbury)
Traction:
Time depart: 17:05
Time arrive: 18:15
TOC: London Midland
Stops: Sandwell & Dudley, Wolverhampton, Bilbrook, Codsall, Albrighton, Cosford, Shifnal, Telford Central, Oakengates, Wellington (Shropshire)

P.S I am not sure to have understoodd the rules of the game.

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 23/11/2009 at 07:54 #4417
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AnyFile said:
P.S I am not sure to have understoodd the rules of the game.
The rules are simple - use only trains {including Underground)

Date: Week 1 Day 1
From: Shrewsbury
To: Chester
Signalling Boxes/Centres Passed Through:; Abbey Foregate, Crewe Junction, ... Chester.
Traction: 158/175
Time depart: 18:24
Time arrive: 19:20
TOC: Arriva Trains Wales
Stops: Gobowen, Chirk, Ruabon, Wrexham General and Chester.

Try to return via Crewe

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 23/11/2009 at 16:13 #4440
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Date: Week 1 Day 1
From: Chester
To: Holyhead
Depart: 19:22
Arrive: 21:02
TOC: Virgin
Stops: Flint, Prestatyn, Rhyl, Colwyn Bay, Llandudno Junction, Bangor, Chester

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 23/11/2009 at 19:29 #4447
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Great, get to a station with a dead connection until the next day!

Date: Week 1 Day 2
From: Holyhead (HHD)
To: Llandudno Junction (LLJ)
[Headcode: If known] 1V51
[Signalling Boxes/Centres Passed Through: if known];
Traction:
Time depart: 0425
Time arrive: 0513
TOC: Arriva Trains Wales
Stops: Valley, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Bangor (Gwynedd), Llandudno Junction.

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 23/11/2009 at 20:10 #4450
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Date: Week 1 Day 2 (Tuesday)
From: Llandudno Junction
To: Llandudno
Traction: 175?
Time depart: 06:13
Time arrive: 06:23
TOC: Arriva Trains Wales
Stops: Llandudno

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 23/11/2009 at 20:40 #4453
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Date: Week 1 Day 2 (Tuesday)
From: Llandudno (LLD)
To: Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
[Headcode: If known] 1H82
[Signalling Boxes/Centres Passed Through: if known]
Traction: 1XX
Time depart: 0634
Time arrive: 0850
TOC: Arriva Trains Wales
Stops: Deganwy, Llandudno Junction, Colwyn Bay, Abergele & Pensarn, Rhyl, Prestatyn, Flint, Shotton, Chester, Helsby, Frodsham, Runcorn East, Warrington Bank Quay, Earlestown, Newton-le-Willows, Manchester Oxford Road, Manchester Piccadilly.

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 24/11/2009 at 13:17 #4468
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Date: Week 1 Day 2 (Tuesday)
From: Manchester Piccadilly
To: Crewe
Headcode: 1A16
Traction: 390
Time depart: 08:55
Time arrive: 09:27
TOC: Virgin Trains
Stops: Stockport, Wilmslow, Crewe

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 24/11/2009 at 16:18 #4471
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Date: Week 1, Day 2
From: Crewe
To: Chester
Traction: 221
Time depart: 09:49
Time arrive: 10:09
TOC: Virgin Trains
Stops: Chester

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 24/11/2009 at 18:35 #4491
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Date: Week 1, Day 2
From: Chester
To: Liverpool Lime Street
Traction: 507
Time depart: 10:30
Time arrive: 11:13
TOC: Merseyrail
Stops: Chester, Bache, Capenhurst, Hooton, Eastham Rake, Bromborough, Bromborough Rake, Spital, Port Sunlight, Bebington, Rock Ferry, Green Lane, Birkenhead Central, Birkenhead , Hamilton Square, James Street (Liverpool), Moorfields, Liverpool Lime Street.

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 24/11/2009 at 22:19 #4504
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I did that journey today, I fell in love with Merseyrail... so efficient...
Date: Week 1 Day 2
From: Liverpool Lime Street
To: Bidston
Traction: 507/8
Time depart: 1208
Time arrive: 1225
TOC: Merseyrail
Stops: Liverpool Central, James St Liverpool, Birkenhead Hamilton Square, Conway Park, Birkenhead Park, Birkenhead North and Bidston

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 26/11/2009 at 11:10 #4554
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Date: Week 1 Day 2 (Tuesday)
From: Bidston (BID)
To: Wrexham General (WRX)
[Headcode: If known] 2J71
[Signalling Boxes/Centres Passed Through: if known];
Traction:
Time depart: 1232
Time arrive: 1327
TOC: Arriva Trains Wales
Stops: Upton, Heswell, Neston, Shotton, Hawarden, Buckley, Penyffordd, Hope (Flintshire), Caergwrle, Cefn-y-Bedd, Gwersyllt and Wrexham General.

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Coffee Break Game: Network Simsig 28/11/2009 at 13:56 #4654
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Date: Week 1 Day 2 (Tuesday)
From: Wrexham General (WRX)
To: Shrewsbury (SHR)
[Headcode: If known]
[Signalling Boxes/Centres Passed Through: if known];
Traction: 158
Time depart: 13:44
Time arrive: 14:27
TOC: Arriva Trains Wales
Stops: Ruabon, Chirk, Gobowen and Shrewsbury

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