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Retrospectively updating power types in Train Categories 03/08/2020 at 21:30 #130342
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Evening all,

Came across an oddity that's a touch annoying - writing a timetable for Cowlairs / Central Scotland, and had the 385s set to AC only. Unfortunately it seems the EGIP wiring isn't quite complete in the sim, as one of the trains queried a valid route with incorrect traction (covered in other forum posts).

To get around the issue, I tried changing the power types in the train category list... but it appears that all the timetables I've already written and set to the train category aren't all automatically updating - while the available power types have updated, only one of the initial power type boxes have been ticked, meaning an activity has to force them to change power source... Is this deliberate, and is there a way round this other than correcting every timetable?

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Retrospectively updating power types in Train Categories 03/08/2020 at 22:01 #130344
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Which bits are missing wires? I don't recall seeing mention of it on the latest release of CScot.
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Retrospectively updating power types in Train Categories 03/08/2020 at 22:09 #130345
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Steamer in post 130344 said:
Which bits are missing wires? I don't recall seeing mention of it on the latest release of CScot.
Was doing some testing, and an AC only unit (1R45) sat at Bishopbriggs (CE45) called in a wrong route (wrong traction) - route was set straight through Eastfield & Cowlairs (CE47, CC51, CQ53). You can re-create it by running the timetable seeded at 00:00 (not Monday)

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Retrospectively updating power types in Train Categories 03/08/2020 at 22:14 #130346
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Steamer in post 130344 said:
Which bits are missing wires? I don't recall seeing mention of it on the latest release of CScot.
On Cowlairs, at a quick glance it looks like T2119 Down line shortly after Bishopbriggs isn't AC.

I've looked over Cscot and can't find any missing AC.

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Retrospectively updating power types in Train Categories 03/08/2020 at 22:16 #130347
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That would certainly explain that :-)
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Retrospectively updating power types in Train Categories 03/08/2020 at 22:31 #130348
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Ignore, I was looking at CScot and not Cowlairs
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Retrospectively updating power types in Train Categories 03/08/2020 at 22:34 #130349
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Retrospectively updating power types in Train Categories 15/05/2021 at 16:06 #139495
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Hi,

In EGIP era, I have AC trains coming from Winchburgh Jn coming to a halt at Linlithow with "unsuitable traction" erorrs - was that also covered int his Mantis ticket?


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Retrospectively updating power types in Train Categories 15/05/2021 at 16:39 #139496
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Doesn't appear to have been. Mantis 33687 applies to this issue on TC 655
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Retrospectively updating power types in Train Categories 15/05/2021 at 16:52 #139497
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No, that Mantis was closed out as OK
Checked and new issue raised as Mantis 33688

Cable theft is an issue on CSCOT....

Bill

[beat me to it - 33688 now set as duplicated]

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Retrospectively updating power types in Train Categories 15/05/2021 at 21:46 #139505
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Just had a traction error for OHLE from GLQ P5 starter on the primary route (CQ85 - CQ58)!

Running "opposite" via C250 is fine for the AC set, so it might be one of the TC's near the tunnel crossover?

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