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Three Bridges June 2024 SX 03/06/2024 at 13:14 #156455
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I have just submitted for approval a timetable for Three Bridges 2024 SX which went live today.

I don't have much understanding of the freight movements so there may be instances of 2/3 trains which are due to run in the same pathway. If anyone better understands freight I would be grateful for any input.

Please note that no changes have been made to the platforming at Gatwick Airport. It is possible to run all the trains on the booked platforms and therefore I have left the platforming as is. The preferred order for conflicting moves is a Down arrival on 6 followed by an Up arrival on 5.

Updates have also been submitted for East Coastway, Horsham and Portsmouth.

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Three Bridges June 2024 SX 03/06/2024 at 23:12 #156458
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Hi, I've noticed that 5U75 and 2C77 are too long to fit into platform 7 at Brighton and as such they can't get into Lovers Walk depot when joined as it overhangs onto the points, same with 5H95 and 2S95
Last edited: 03/06/2024 at 23:20 by BenWright
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Three Bridges June 2024 SX 04/06/2024 at 07:04 #156459
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i noticed this too but think the tt's need far end or far end exact to fit
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Three Bridges June 2024 SX 05/06/2024 at 20:37 #156483
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Hi Ben, sorry I haven't gotten back to you sooner.

I'm at a bit of a loss here as to why the drivers aren't driving up to the end of the platforms. When I tested the timetable this was all working fine so I don't know what's changed.

It's not a case of the trains being too long, for some reason the drivers aren't stopping at the buffer stops. On testing I've replicated what's being seen and then I'm manually reversing and the driver asks for authority to proceed. I've granted the authority and the train is then fully accommodated in the platform. Certainly bizarre.

I'll work through all the attachments and add far end stopping positions for the next update(although I don't think these have been needed in the past - please correct me if I'm wrong).

Thanks for flagging.

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Three Bridges June 2024 SX 05/06/2024 at 21:40 #156484
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Thanks, I can't see why it'd be needed to be added as it's a terminal end platform so you would've thought trains would go right to the end
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Three Bridges June 2024 SX 07/06/2024 at 23:17 #156499
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I thought I was losing the plot (I am) when I saw two 9R02s next to each other, 9W09 - 5R02 - 9R02 and another 5R02 all form 9R02. I've attached a savegame so you can see what I mean
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Three Bridges June 2024 SX 08/06/2024 at 15:36 #156507
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Ah, I see what I've done. When sorting out the 04:00 seed, 9W09 should be seeding in the Thornton Heath area. Looks like I've not selected that the train seeds. This is now sorted for the next upload.
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Three Bridges June 2024 SX 14/06/2024 at 09:59 #156574
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Trainman525 in post 156483 said:
Hi Ben, sorry I haven't gotten back to you sooner.

I'm at a bit of a loss here as to why the drivers aren't driving up to the end of the platforms. When I tested the timetable this was all working fine so I don't know what's changed.

I'll work through all the attachments and add far end stopping positions for the next update(although I don't think these have been needed in the past - please correct me if I'm wrong).

Thanks for flagging.
From what I recall, it's always needed far end or far end exact for platforms 7 and 3 if they're coming from one direction and needing to go the other. I certainly had to use it when doing my 2012 tt's.
Whether it is dependant on what order they arrive in I don't know. But could just be that IRL the stopping positions aren't right at the buffers, so yes they fit but just need to be further forward for joins etc

HTH
Gareth

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Three Bridges June 2024 SX 15/06/2024 at 10:08 #156584
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Both 3E20 and 3M20 enter at the same time at Three Bridges
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Three Bridges June 2024 SX 16/06/2024 at 17:23 #156596
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Hi Ben, thanks for raising this one. Must have missed it when adding the rules. I'll get it corrected.
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Three Bridges June 2024 SX 16/06/2024 at 17:24 #156597
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No worries, thanks for the timetable
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Three Bridges June 2024 SX 18/06/2024 at 10:14 #157610
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Also an issue on Brighton Platform 2 with attachments that ATTACH then go into Lovers Walk.
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Three Bridges June 2024 SX 20/06/2024 at 21:31 #157626
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Hi SEMCMILLAN, this has been corrected but I haven't updated the file yet. The trains aren't stopping in the correct position which is causing the issues. I'm hoping to have an update out soon.
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