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Beacon Hill Tunnel & ARS 18/07/2019 at 19:01 #119488
manadude2
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The manual states that:
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"Trains should not enter Beacon Hill in the same direction less than 132 seconds apart. A penalty will be assessed if this is violated. ARS will delay setting routes to enforce this gap."
Note the last sentence:

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ARS will delay setting routes to enforce this gap.
Unfortunately, it does not, all of the time. I will occasionally get "Minimum time between trains not met at Beacon Hill Tunnel" with ARS completely controlling the section.

Is this by design, or an ARS bug?

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Beacon Hill Tunnel & ARS 18/07/2019 at 21:07 #119490
clive
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It's a bug: getting the delay just right is quite hard. I'll bet it was only a second or two early.

However, I'm coming to the conclusion that this is a planning headway limit and not a prohibition. So I am thinking about removing the penalty: Mantis 26090.

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The following user said thank you: manadude2