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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 20/12/2017 at 16:51 #104272
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bri2808 in post 104254 said:
headshot119 in post 104249 said:
The manual has been uploaded to the wiki.
Is there a picture? ;-)
The Signal Number Plan has now been added, so you can use that as well.

"Don't stress/ relax/ let life roll off your backs./ Except for death and paying taxes/ everything in life.../ is only for now." (Avenue Q)
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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 21/12/2017 at 23:24 #104325
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Sorry, the wink at the end didn't give it away. It was a joke
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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 22/12/2017 at 23:08 #104363
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For those dedicated enough to be awake, should we be expecting a midnight release on the 24th? (Or possibly 00:01, as train timetables don't do midnight!)
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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 23/12/2017 at 00:28 #104366
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Table 52 in post 104363 said:
For those dedicated enough to be awake, should we be expecting a midnight release on the 24th? (Or possibly 00:01, as train timetables don't do midnight!)
Insurance companies, amongst others, don't like 00:00/midnight as it's not obvious which end of the day it is!

The sim will be released during the day sometime - no specific time as yet.

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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 23/12/2017 at 16:29 #104378
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Steamer in post 104272 said:
bri2808 in post 104254 said:
headshot119 in post 104249 said:
The manual has been uploaded to the wiki.
Is there a picture? ;-)
The Signal Number Plan has now been added, so you can use that as well.
Geographic map now added.

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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 23/12/2017 at 19:16 #104381
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What era has Newport been modelled on? Only ask as there's 1 inaccuracy with the trackwork on the East triangle!
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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 23/12/2017 at 19:25 #104382
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Ar88 in post 104381 said:
What era has Newport been modelled on? Only ask as there's 1 inaccuracy with the trackwork on the East triangle!
Can you elaborate on what is incorrect and provide sources please

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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 23/12/2017 at 19:26 #104383
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The Cwmbran-East Usk curve of the triangle is single-line. Not sure if it's bi-di or not, but it has been single-line for a few years now!
The Welsh contingent. Aron, or Ar to mates. Also known as 88E or ThatManCalledAr.
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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 23/12/2017 at 19:27 #104384
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Sources would be hard without me going on a pointless rail journey to grab a photo as we pass - but I used to pass it almost weekly travelling to/from the DFR
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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 23/12/2017 at 19:32 #104385
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Ar88 in post 104383 said:
The Cwmbran-East Usk curve of the triangle is single-line. Not sure if it's bi-di or not, but it has been single-line for a few years now!
Newport simulates the Newport PSB layout, not the current South Wales ROC layout. The East curve was double track at that time.

"Don't stress/ relax/ let life roll off your backs./ Except for death and paying taxes/ everything in life.../ is only for now." (Avenue Q)
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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 23/12/2017 at 19:33 #104386
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Steamer in post 104385 said:
Ar88 in post 104383 said:
The Cwmbran-East Usk curve of the triangle is single-line. Not sure if it's bi-di or not, but it has been single-line for a few years now!
Newport simulates the Newport PSB layout, not the current South Wales ROC layout. The East curve was double track at that time.
That would be the explanation then - thanks Steamer.

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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 23/12/2017 at 20:14 #104387
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Steamer in post 104385 said:
Ar88 in post 104383 said:
The Cwmbran-East Usk curve of the triangle is single-line. Not sure if it's bi-di or not, but it has been single-line for a few years now!
Newport simulates the Newport PSB layout, not the current South Wales ROC layout. The East curve was double track at that time.
It's a slightly later era than my time at Little Mill Jn (early 1990s). Some serious modifications have been made to the interlocking since then as now the signals are capable of showing a Green aspect.

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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 23/12/2017 at 21:21 #104389
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KymriskaDraken in post 104387 said:
Steamer in post 104385 said:
Ar88 in post 104383 said:
The Cwmbran-East Usk curve of the triangle is single-line. Not sure if it's bi-di or not, but it has been single-line for a few years now!
Newport simulates the Newport PSB layout, not the current South Wales ROC layout. The East curve was double track at that time.
It's a slightly later era than my time at Little Mill Jn (early 1990s). Some serious modifications have been made to the interlocking since then as now the signals are capable of showing a Green aspect.

Kev
Was that when you moved away from Little Mill, and a number of red aspects displayed at Bristol?

James

p.s. Hope said comment was just taken in the jokey way it was intended

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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 23/12/2017 at 23:24 #104395
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pedroathome in post 104389 said:
KymriskaDraken in post 104387 said:
Steamer in post 104385 said:
Ar88 in post 104383 said:
The Cwmbran-East Usk curve of the triangle is single-line. Not sure if it's bi-di or not, but it has been single-line for a few years now!
Newport simulates the Newport PSB layout, not the current South Wales ROC layout. The East curve was double track at that time.
It's a slightly later era than my time at Little Mill Jn (early 1990s). Some serious modifications have been made to the interlocking since then as now the signals are capable of showing a Green aspect.

Kev
Was that when you moved away from Little Mill, and a number of red aspects displayed at Bristol?

James

p.s. Hope said comment was just taken in the jokey way it was intended
& hopefully they modified the panel to stop you taking the button out.....

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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 24/12/2017 at 00:16 #104396
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Currently having a full host on Newport - excellent Sim! Great work to Karl and all involved. Thank you!
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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 24/12/2017 at 12:24 #104407
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pedroathome in post 104389 said:
KymriskaDraken in post 104387 said:
Steamer in post 104385 said:
Ar88 in post 104383 said:
The Cwmbran-East Usk curve of the triangle is single-line. Not sure if it's bi-di or not, but it has been single-line for a few years now!
Newport simulates the Newport PSB layout, not the current South Wales ROC layout. The East curve was double track at that time.
It's a slightly later era than my time at Little Mill Jn (early 1990s). Some serious modifications have been made to the interlocking since then as now the signals are capable of showing a Green aspect.

Kev
Was that when you moved away from Little Mill, and a number of red aspects displayed at Bristol?

James

p.s. Hope said comment was just taken in the jokey way it was intended
Standard operating procedure - you have to have a red before any other colour.


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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 24/12/2017 at 12:43 #104410
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KymriskaDraken in post 104407 said:


Standard operating procedure - you have to have a red before any other colour.

Kev
Kev I understood drivers called Sheffield the Crucible for that exact reason

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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 24/12/2017 at 13:10 #104411
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KymriskaDraken in post 104407 said:
pedroathome in post 104389 said:
KymriskaDraken in post 104387 said:
Steamer in post 104385 said:
Ar88 in post 104383 said:
The Cwmbran-East Usk curve of the triangle is single-line. Not sure if it's bi-di or not, but it has been single-line for a few years now!
Newport simulates the Newport PSB layout, not the current South Wales ROC layout. The East curve was double track at that time.
It's a slightly later era than my time at Little Mill Jn (early 1990s). Some serious modifications have been made to the interlocking since then as now the signals are capable of showing a Green aspect.

Kev
Was that when you moved away from Little Mill, and a number of red aspects displayed at Bristol?

James

p.s. Hope said comment was just taken in the jokey way it was intended
Standard operating procedure - you have to have a red before any other colour.


Kev
Thought that was snooker, not signalling (Unless you end up snookerd)

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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 24/12/2017 at 17:05 #104437
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pedroathome in post 104411 said:
[quote=KymriskaDraken;Thought that was snooker, not signalling (Unless you end up snookerd)

I've heard of both Birmingham New Street and Bristol Temple Meads referred to as "The Crucible" since you almost always get a red before a colour.

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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 24/12/2017 at 17:19 #104438
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Rupert in post 104437 said:
pedroathome in post 104411 said:
[quote=KymriskaDraken;Thought that was snooker, not signalling (Unless you end up snookerd)

I've heard of both Birmingham New Street and Bristol Temple Meads referred to as "The Crucible" since you almost always get a red before a colour.
KymriskaDraken used to be a signaller at Temple Meads - & funnily enough, has said that exact same thing!

The Welsh contingent. Aron, or Ar to mates. Also known as 88E or ThatManCalledAr.
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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 24/12/2017 at 17:46 #104439
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Ar88 in post 104438 said:
Rupert in post 104437 said:
pedroathome in post 104411 said:
[quote=KymriskaDraken;Thought that was snooker, not signalling (Unless you end up snookerd)

I've heard of both Birmingham New Street and Bristol Temple Meads referred to as "The Crucible" since you almost always get a red before a colour.
KymriskaDraken used to be a signaller at Temple Meads - & funnily enough, has said that exact same thing!
I have never been a Signaller. I was a Signalman :P

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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 24/12/2017 at 18:36 #104440
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Meld in post 104410 said:
KymriskaDraken in post 104407 said:


Standard operating procedure - you have to have a red before any other colour.

Kev
Kev I understood drivers called Sheffield the Crucible for that exact reason ;)
Mainly for trains being held at s150 for a path into the station. That and the signal is approach control to red unless its set for 6 or 8.

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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 24/12/2017 at 18:41 #104441
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KymriskaDraken in post 104439 said:
Ar88 in post 104438 said:
Rupert in post 104437 said:
pedroathome in post 104411 said:
[quote=KymriskaDraken;Thought that was snooker, not signalling (Unless you end up snookerd)

I've heard of both Birmingham New Street and Bristol Temple Meads referred to as "The Crucible" since you almost always get a red before a colour.
KymriskaDraken used to be a signaller at Temple Meads - & funnily enough, has said that exact same thing!
I have never been a Signaller. I was a Signalman :P

Kev
You weren't operating a lever frame so MEH to me nah I prefer the term signalman.

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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 24/12/2017 at 19:14 #104442
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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas.

http://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/S73184/2017/12/24/advanced

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It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas... 24/12/2017 at 19:23 #104443
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postal in post 104442 said:
It's Beginning To Feel a Lot Like Christmas.

http://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/S73184/2017/12/24/advanced
HA!

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