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Derby winter 1992 Tuesday2 - 5D91 issue 29/09/2020 at 10:59 #132784
jcharnley
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Last evening I ran 5D91 into the lower of the two station yard sidings as indicated in the timetable notes. It reported itself as "at buffer stop" and obstinately refused to shed DYSP from its rear. There was in consequence no DYSP to run out and collect 5V64. What am I doing wrong?
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Derby winter 1992 Tuesday2 - 5D91 issue 29/09/2020 at 11:19 #132786
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Could you take a screenshot of the train's timetable? Possibly it failed to step up at a previous location.
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Derby winter 1992 Tuesday2 - 5D91 issue 29/09/2020 at 12:22 #132787
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Here is the timetable. Thanks for your interest.


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Derby winter 1992 Tuesday2 - 5D91 issue 29/09/2020 at 12:23 #132788
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Which of these locations was displayed as next location (first one shown when clicking the train) when the train was at the buffer stop?
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Derby winter 1992 Tuesday2 - 5D91 issue 29/09/2020 at 12:30 #132789
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Derby CS. I did try to edit the timetable to set Derby CS as the current/next location but this made no difference. Thanks again.
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Derby winter 1992 Tuesday2 - 5D91 issue 29/09/2020 at 12:58 #132790
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Hi, don't spoke you have a save game I can take a look at? I've never had this issue in testing before. Preferably a before and after?
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Derby winter 1992 Tuesday2 - 5D91 issue 29/09/2020 at 18:53 #132801
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I ran the simulation again this evening paying particular attention to 5D91's stepping of its timetable. Luckily I did a save while 5D91 was waiting to reverse and another one after it had ground to a halt in the lower of the two Derby CS sidings. These are attached. I have run this timetable previously without encountering this problem. Thank you very much for your interest - I am conscious that I am an amateur talking to an expert! Kind regards.
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Derby winter 1992 Tuesday2 - 5D91 issue 30/09/2020 at 21:31 #132823
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I can replicate it with save B, however Save A has confused me as the train is dividing at north Junction and I don't know how that's happened.

This hasn't been an issue in the past or in testing either so I'm not sure where the issue is coming from.

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Derby winter 1992 Tuesday2 - 5D91 issue 01/10/2020 at 15:02 #132837
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As it happened, the simulation had saved a snapshot just before 5D91 entered i.e. before I could have done anything that might have caused 5D91 to misbehave. This morning I ran the simulation from the snapshot (attached). 5D91 entered, ran up to 473 and stopped. When I had set the road to the lower siding it came to the buffer stop and refused to detach DYSP exactly as before. However, I then ran the simulation again, but this time directed 5D91 into the upper station yard siding (contrary to the timetable's requirements), where it stopped and detached DYSP. In a third experiment I ran 5D91 from signal 473 into platform 3, where again it was happy to stop and detach DYSP.
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Derby winter 1992 Tuesday2 - 5D91 issue 04/10/2020 at 11:38 #132871
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another report of this issue.

two saves attached - at 17:15 5d91 is making its way toward signal 473; at 17:30 it's stuck in carriage siding limbo. I was similarly unable to trick the pilot into detaching.
of possible relevance is the fact that the sim did an update to 5.7 (from 5.6 I guess?) at some point after starting this timetable.

cheers, Ben

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Derby winter 1992 Tuesday2 - 5D91 issue 04/10/2020 at 13:31 #132877
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bj in post 132871 said:
another report of this issue.

two saves attached - at 17:15 5d91 is making its way toward signal 473; at 17:30 it's stuck in carriage siding limbo. I was similarly unable to trick the pilot into detaching.
of possible relevance is the fact that the sim did an update to 5.7 (from 5.6 I guess?) at some point after starting this timetable.

cheers, Ben
Have you set the hand points correctly and operated the red lever to obey DY457? That said, even when this is done a movement can randomly fail to obey the authority to move. It has happened to me a few times but I can't seem to find a pattern to how/when it occurs.

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Derby winter 1992 Tuesday2 - 5D91 issue 08/10/2020 at 11:05 #132972
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Ben - It is something of a relief to learn that I am not the only user who has experienced this problem. I ran both of your snapshots and what happened was all too familiar. Maybe your theory that the update of the sim is somehow responsible is correct: I ran this timetable earlier in the year and 5D91 behaved itself. Bereft of other ideas I let 5D91 use the upper of the two sidings, where it detached DYSP. However, I then used a station platform for 1K02 which caused a great deal of congestion in the station later on.

Regards, John

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