SAR Scenario Depot Fuel Run

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A scenario in the SAR Peterborough Base Session
Loco coal stages and fuel-oil points need to be refilled regularly. This service delivers coal to the loco coal stages at Jamestown and Peterborough, and bunker c oil (for the SAR 400 class Garrett locos) to the loco (main) depot at Peterborough. Bottom

Fuel Run
 Era:  1920s to 1969
 Duration:  2 hours
 Loco:  SAR T 258 on Gladstone  Goods Loop 
See Loco Roster Label.png for a full list of locos.
 Consist:  Attached to SAR T 258
The wagons have been placed in the order of their destinations with Peterborough at the front (loco) end and Jamestown at the rear (guard van) end. Each wagon has its destination as part of its name e.g. Tank Peterborough indicating its destination is Peterborough.
Location Index Each location in the layout has a detailed set of track diagrams that provide a variety of useful information

The  Getting Started  guide below gives a summary of what is available.

To display this information click any Location Index graphic, or go to the bottom of the page for all the session links (all links will open in this window).
Getting Started:
  1. If you have already closed the opening message window then the first step is to pause the session by pressing the  P  key.
  2. Next locate your loco. Either:-
    • Open the Finder Tool (press  Ctrl   F ) and type, in the Name field, the name of the loco, in this case SAR T 258 (or just T 258 should be enough). Click the tick icon, OR
    • Open the Driver List (bottom left of the screen) and then scroll through the list to find the loco name (SAR T 258) then click the drivers Eye icon Driver Eye.png to take control of the loco
  3. Take a few moments to get your bearings. Click Gladstone Data (this link will open in this window) to show the location details and track plans for Gladstone. In each location details page:-
    • the Tab HM White.png tab gives an overall summary of each location with a "potted" history (where available).
    • the Tab TM Grey.png tab reveals the invisible TM Track Marks for Drive To commands.
    • the Tab IN Grey.png tab lists all active industries and their commodities.
    • the Tab SW Grey.png tab describes the names, locations and settings of all junction switches as well as some switch sets you may want to use.
  4. Each location details page has direct links to the adjacent locations so you can explore along the route.
  5. When you are ready to start, reload the Peterborough Base Session page (click the Scenarios button on your current location page) and select this Scenario again or just use the Back button on your browser - whichever is quicker.
  6. Switch back to Driver Mode and either close the opening message window or press the  P  key to start the session.

Tutorial A tutorial on using these scenarios is provided in the link on the left. The link will open in this window.
The tutorial uses the first stage of this scenario, from leaving Gladstone to arriving at Jamestown, so if this is your first scenarios then the Tutorial may be an ideal starting point.

  1. Proceed to Jamestown and unload the Jamestown CCC (coal) wagons at the  Loco Coal & Water  Stage. Store the empty coal wagons on one of the  Loco Depot Siding  roads.
  2. Proceed to Peterborough and unload one of the Peterborough CCC (coal) wagons at the Sub Depot  Loco Coal  Stage and the remaining CCC wagons at the Main Depot  Loco Coal & Water  Stage. Store the empty coal wagons on one of the  Loco Depot Siding  roads.
  3. Unload the Tank wagons at the Main Depot  Loco Fuel & Water  Point. Store the empty Tank wagons on one of the  Loco Depot Siding  roads.
  4. Coal and water the loco as needed and stable in the  Loco Depot Shed  yard.

Driving Notes:

A summary of the facilities and product loads at all locations along the line is provided in the link Port Pirie-Broken Hill Line

  • The approaches to all locations are protected by invisible signals to prevent the AI Half Speed Slowdown Problem when approaching a signal at stop.
  • Trackmarks and industries have been provided for AI Drive To Trackmark, Drive via Trackmark and Drive to  Industry  commands. Click Location Index for details.
  • Manual (no AI) driving is possible. As a visual driving aid, a Caution warning sign has been placed at the location of the Main Approach Dn and Main Approach Up trackmarks. Click Location Index for details.
  • If driving manually in yards, you are responsible for correctly setting any catch points.
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This page was created by Trainz user pware in February 2021 and was last updated as shown below.

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