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Line-Examining Train Calls Back Immediately

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Line-Examining Train Calls Back Immediately 05/10/2021 at 03:23 #141777
Gwasanaethau
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A weird one from earlier in my session:

I had a train (1F04) awaiting departure at Didcot platform 3 and a TCF just outside the station on the adjacent line leading to platform 4. As a result, I waited for 1F04 to call in and asked the driver to examine the line. I was about to set the route when the driver called back immediately and told me the line was now clear. I hung up and set the route, only for the driver to call yet again to inform me that they were going to be delayed due to requiring a replacement driver. Sounds like somebody suddenly realised they needed their PNB!

I have attached a save, but it is from immediately after the incident. Unfortunately, as it was the first save since the start of the sim, I do not have any from before the incident to upload.

Gwasanaethau (Mark).

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Line-Examining Train Calls Back Immediately 05/10/2021 at 04:31 #141778
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Update: This happens from platform 4 as well. I have attached a save from immediately before the driver of the train (1F03 in this case) calls.
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Last edited: 05/10/2021 at 04:32 by Gwasanaethau
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Line-Examining Train Calls Back Immediately 05/10/2021 at 12:31 #141779
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Trains will always end their line examination (and call back) if they encounter a station stop. In this case, it would seem they also consider Didcot, which they just departed, as a new station stop.
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Line-Examining Train Calls Back Immediately 05/10/2021 at 19:31 #141781
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Dionysusnu in post 141779 said:
Trains will always end their line examination (and call back) if they encounter a station stop. In this case, it would seem they also consider Didcot, which they just departed, as a new station stop.
I probably should've mentioned (sorry!) that if I use the F2 menu to ask the driver to examine the line, they will wait patiently for the signal to clear before checking the line. It's the difference between this and waiting for the driver to call that made me think this was possibly unintended behaviour.

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