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Latchmere Reversible Slot 03/02/2015 at 19:26 #68723
Gwasanaethau
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Sorry, another question!

I have just loaded a saved game (a continuation from last night) and I had forgotten that I already had a train sitting at Clapham Junction Platform 2. I requested a slot from Signal VC682 towards Latchmere Reversible for a second train. The slot was accepted and I routed the second train onto the line. It is now sitting in the vicinity of signal W149 waiting for the platform to empty; the train already in the platform is, at the same time, awaiting right-away. It seems I have a standoff! Obviously I should’ve paid more attention to what was going on, but I wanted to ask if it is correct for the slot to be given when a train is already sitting in the platform?

Despite what it might look like, I am thoroughly enjoying this simulation!

Regards,

Mark (Gwasanaethau)

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Latchmere Reversible Slot 12/07/2015 at 22:36 #74169
y10g9
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During tonight's host we had the same thing happen, and echo Gwasanaethau's query as to is this the right practice for teh slot seeing as the slot effectively slots to a siding in the 2000s layout.
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Nath

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Latchmere Reversible Slot 13/07/2015 at 07:48 #74176
mfcooper
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Platform 2 is not the only place trains can access from the Latchmere Reversible. Trains can travel into Clapham Yard or through Clapham Junction towards Putney.

You don't want the slot-granting-ability to be linked to having a train in platform 2, otherwise you wouldn't be able to run a through train whilst a train were in the platform.

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Latchmere Reversible Slot 13/07/2015 at 09:59 #74178
BarryM
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A case of "look before you leap". Clicking on "Last Sent" should indicate whether a train is still in platform 2 or not.

Barry

Barry, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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