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Title
239.2 Miles Of Mechanical Absolute Block (Wales Chain!!)
Notes
Hello and welcome back, to another mega-chain!


AS A SIDE NOTE, SHOULD YOU WANT YOUR LIST OF OWNED SIMS TO BE KEPT PRIVATE LET ME KNOW AND I'LL PUT DOWN YOUR PANEL PREFERENCES BUT NOT SIM OWNERSHIP
:)

This time we cover an equally important Rail corridor the Welsh Marches.
We will cover the area from Holyhead - Cardiff Central which encompasses 45 MECHANICAL ABSOLUTE BLOCK SIGNAL BOXES
(In Order they are...Holyhead, Valley, Ty Croes, Gaerwen, Llanfair P.G., Bangor, Penmaenmawr, Llandudno, Deganwy, Llandudno Junc, Llanrwst, Abergele & Pensarn, Rhyl, Prestatyn, Talacre, Mostyn, Holwell Junction, Rockliffe Hall, Croes Newydd (Wrexham), Gobowen, (Nantwich, Wrenbury, Whitchurch, Prees, Wem, Harlescott, Crewe Bank), Crewe Junction, Severn Bridge Junction, (Abbey Foregate), Sutton Bridge Junction, Dorrington, Marshbrook, Craven Arms, Panttyffon (HOWL), Oninbury, Bromfield, Wooferton, Leominster, Moreton-On-Lugg, Hereford, Tram Inn, Pontrillas, Abergavenny and Little Mill.

(* Panttyffon, Is Not AB, Llanfair P.G. Is a gate box, Llandudno & Croes Newydd are both panels working AB) :P

As usual, we run the default 2015 TT from start to finish, but with Excursions, Test Trains and more!

So for this chain it is ESSENTIAL you understand the basic's of Absolute Block but if you don't there are 3 power boxes for TCB Working.
[https://www.simsig.co.uk/Wiki/Show?page=usertrack:semaphores] - here is the guide

The Spreadsheet:
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SwEVbOC4RpZ63geT6vSkY3MkR5PSuPBI3_cizziCzh0/edit#gid=92056134

In Terms Of Sims:

NW Coast (BACKUP SIM)
TORR ON
AB ON (May Change)
SOP: Low

Chester PSB
2006 Era
TORR On
AB Off

NE Wales
Pre-2018
AB On
TORR On
SOP: Low

Shrewsbury
TORR On
AB (Fringes) On
AB (Crewe Lines): On
LC's Enabled (May Change)
AB (Station): On
SOP: Low

Hereford:
AB (Fringes): On
AB: On
LC's: On
TORR On
SOP: Low

Newport
TORR On
Display Overlay: On
SOP: Medium

Cardiff
TORR On
Display Overlay: On
SOP: Medium
St Fagans Enabled

This should be a good session! Hope to see you there!
Also for this game Chester Station, Cardiff Station Newport Station & Shrewsbury (SBJ & CJ) Require TS But everything else can be taken by anyone! :)
Start Date/Time
16/01/2021 17:58:00
Status
Ended
Host
elltrain3
Simulations in use
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Cardiff PSB , Cardiff Vale of Glamorgan , Cardiff Valleys , Chester , Hereford , Newport , North East Wales , North Wales Coast , Shrewsbury
Attendees
peterb 18/12/2020 at 14:35
43084 18/12/2020 at 17:55
tjfrancis 18/12/2020 at 22:48
andyallen4014 19/12/2020 at 16:51 (Tentative)
Soton_Speed 19/12/2020 at 23:05
sartlerdavid 21/12/2020 at 01:47 (Tentative)
waucott 21/12/2020 at 17:42
Dionysusnu 22/12/2020 at 12:58 (Tentative)
panpantom 23/12/2020 at 15:04 (Tentative)
Lifeboatjohn 01/01/2021 at 16:39
jc92 01/01/2021 at 18:53
Ravingone 01/01/2021 at 23:05
ajax103 02/01/2021 at 10:22
markt 02/01/2021 at 11:28 (Tentative)
Cedric2 02/01/2021 at 14:38
chrisdmadd 02/01/2021 at 18:07
Trainfan344 02/01/2021 at 23:13
Lord_TnT 03/01/2021 at 09:58
hasp10 03/01/2021 at 21:26
alphalanky 04/01/2021 at 17:47
Class415 07/01/2021 at 15:55
Jimmyj5579 10/01/2021 at 20:13
Rocangus 11/01/2021 at 22:14
Joe S 15/01/2021 at 09:50
hall 16/01/2021 at 10:35
Alex27 16/01/2021 at 14:23
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Game Discussion
18/12/2020 at 14:37
elltrain3
How did i guess my AB Buddy would be the first to sign up XD
01/01/2021 at 19:01
jc92
To be an absolute pedant -
Llanfair P.G. is a gate box, not a signal box/block post.
Llandudno Junc and Croes Newydd are NX panels and aren't mechanical
Panttyffon, isn't AB, its TCB and NSKT.
01/01/2021 at 19:08
elltrain3
To be an absolute pedant -
Llanfair P.G. is a gate box, not a signal box/block post.
Llandudno Junc and Croes Newydd are NX panels and aren't mechanical
Panttyffon, isn't AB, its TCB and NSKT.

Oh Yes do apologise haha, technically Llandudno Jc & CN Work AB still
though yeah Panttyffon and Llanfair P.G. are not AB though I meant Mechanical Or AB as a broad term xD
03/01/2021 at 10:09
Lord_TnT
Hi can someone sign me up for Penmanmawr, Deganwy & Llandudno?
Thx
03/01/2021 at 16:25
elltrain3
i see there are 18 people signed up, though only 11 have panels, so still plenty of time but if you could inform me of what panel you would like (see spreadsheet for free panels) that'd be grand!

Cheers
07/01/2021 at 16:53
Class415
Hi, could I do Little Mill Junction to Tram Inn?
07/01/2021 at 16:54
elltrain3
Yep all signed up! see you in 9 days! xD
09/01/2021 at 16:05
elltrain3
If anyone here owns the welsh valleys sim and would like to host with us to complete the main Cardiff services please do get in touch
14/01/2021 at 20:18
elltrain3
Hello all! Chester has become Free, and Cardiff Valleys & VOG Are now also going to be chained!
(so message me if you want any panels)
15/01/2021 at 16:24
hall
happy to purchase any sim and take any panel for the first time slot of the session
15/01/2021 at 16:26
elltrain3
Shrewsbury is the most empty followed by Hereford, followed by Cardiff (and then the valleys/VOG) so if at all possible one of the first 2 if your happy too! that'd be great!

and whichever you do decide If you wanna shout what panel(s) you want I'll make a note
16/01/2021 at 11:03
hall
I would happily take crewe junction on Shrewsbury. Amx if needed any other boxes around it. Also my TS and in game name will show up as sam.
16/01/2021 at 14:00
elltrain3
Cool Cheers Sam!, would you be okay with Crewe Junc + the Crewe Boxes?
16/01/2021 at 15:47
jc92
I Completely forgot to state preferences, however I have access to all sims, so whatevers left, SBJ appears to be free for the first session, otherwise happy to work anything.
16/01/2021 at 16:08
elltrain3
Thats alright! haha, and yea either Severn Brigde, 4/5 Panels on Hereford Or Any of the Cardiffs :)
being we have less than 2 hours (that went quick xD) just tell me when you join TS haha
16/01/2021 at 16:58
Dionysusnu
I completely forgot about panel signups.. is there any chance I could have something on North East Wales or North Wales Coast?
16/01/2021 at 17:01
elltrain3
all panels are free atm but you are welcome to come and serve as "backup" or Peter could squeeze you in to some NWC Boxes :)
so join TS and we'll get you sorted
16/01/2021 at 18:04
hasp10
Sorry having trouble joining the game
16/01/2021 at 20:33
aaroncalderx
hello, any free? Just reinstalled the sim after about a year and saw this game on now.