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Free Block Up Line Edale - Earles Sdgs

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Free Block Up Line Edale - Earles Sdgs 15/01/2018 at 18:31 #105103
Phil-jmw
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I discovered earlier by accident but forgot to save, so I've done it again purposely, that it is possible to clear Edale's EE16 Up IB Home signal with the Edale - Earles Sdgs Up block instrument indicating 'Normal'. I've attached a save.


Regards,

Phil

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Free Block Up Line Edale - Earles Sdgs 15/01/2018 at 18:47 #105105
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When the train (in this case 1E44) passed the IB the block instrument went from Normal to Train On Line but with the Normal indication still visible. I've attached a save.


Regards,

Phil.

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Free Block Up Line Edale - Earles Sdgs 15/01/2018 at 19:00 #105108
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On the subject of the Earles Siding block, is it possible to wake the Earles Siding signalman up a bit? He can take up to three minutes to respond to "Train out of section", at which point he often wakes up with a start and suddenly remembers the delayed express currently waiting at his IB home.

It would also be nice if the operation of the up and down lines could be tied together, so that the Earles Sidings signalman doesn't respond to a number of bell signals on the Up before finally responding on the Down, but that may not be trivial to code.

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Free Block Up Line Edale - Earles Sdgs 15/01/2018 at 19:08 #105111
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Yes the simulated Earles signalmen are indeed a sleepy bunch!
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Free Block Up Line Edale - Earles Sdgs 15/01/2018 at 19:47 #105114
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Danny252 in post 105108 said:
On the subject of the Earles Siding block, is it possible to wake the Earles Siding signalman up a bit? He can take up to three minutes to respond to "Train out of section", at which point he often wakes up with a start and suddenly remembers the delayed express currently waiting at his IB home.
The same goes for phone calls to the box - I've not had one call answered yet.

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Free Block Up Line Edale - Earles Sdgs 16/01/2018 at 09:05 #105125
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peterb in post 105114 said:
Danny252 in post 105108 said:
On the subject of the Earles Siding block, is it possible to wake the Earles Siding signalman up a bit? He can take up to three minutes to respond to "Train out of section", at which point he often wakes up with a start and suddenly remembers the delayed express currently waiting at his IB home.
The same goes for phone calls to the box - I've not had one call answered yet.
On the other hand, you might like to leave that feature in from, say, 00:30 until 05:20 (says he, with memories still fresh from 40yr ago, of trying to wake my mate at Kensington North Main when I had a train sitting at North Pole's starter).

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