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Cwmbargoed Staffa and ticket 11/07/2020 at 21:19 #129487
TheGrowler
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Hi,

Am I missing something? Tried this sim for the first time today, 4C91 arrives at Ystrad South, but I have no idea how to release the staff or ticket. I have searched the 'help' files but have found no literature to guide me? Any help from anyone would be much appreciated.

V

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Cwmbargoed Staffa and ticket 11/07/2020 at 21:32 #129488
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Per the manual:

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The line between Ystrad Myanch South Junction and Cwmbargoed is controlled by the staff and ticket system.
If two trains are to follow each other through the section it is important to only issue the ticket to the first train.
In order to enter the single line section the train staff MUST be present at the end the train is at.
It is not possible to move the train staff or ticket by road.
You will receive a penalty if you allow a train to occupy the single line without the staff or ticket.

Click the buttons marked either 'Release Staff & Ticket' or 'Release Ticket' as appropriate before setting the route to Cwmbargoed. Check the timetable list (via F4) to see if the next working after 4C91 over the branch is from Cwmbargoed (in which case release both staff and ticket) or to Cwmbargoed (in which case release only the ticket).

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Last edited: 11/07/2020 at 21:33 by Steamer
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Cwmbargoed Staffa and ticket 11/07/2020 at 21:52 #129489
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Which timetable are you using please?

I believe there may unfortunately be an issue if the first train enters at Cwmbargoed because the sim starts with the staff at the wrong end

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Cwmbargoed Staffa and ticket 11/07/2020 at 22:24 #129490
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Thanks for the replies Steamer and TUT,

I seem to have got a little confused, I am using Cardiff Valleys SX 08 04 2015 0000 Start

YM38 from Llanbradach is set and so in YM46, but the later seems to set the route through YM45 to access the branch, but YM45 needs to be clicked on to clear it, but I mistakenly thought it had been set, hence the issues and the buttons not working.

Once again, thanks

V


Steamer in post 129488 said:
Per the manual:

Quote:
The line between Ystrad Myanch South Junction and Cwmbargoed is controlled by the staff and ticket system.
If two trains are to follow each other through the section it is important to only issue the ticket to the first train.
In order to enter the single line section the train staff MUST be present at the end the train is at.
It is not possible to move the train staff or ticket by road.
You will receive a penalty if you allow a train to occupy the single line without the staff or ticket.

Click the buttons marked either 'Release Staff & Ticket' or 'Release Ticket' as appropriate before setting the route to Cwmbargoed. Check the timetable list (via F4) to see if the next working after 4C91 over the branch is from Cwmbargoed (in which case release both staff and ticket) or to Cwmbargoed (in which case release only the ticket).

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