SAR Scenario Quorn-Peterborough Empty Fuel

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A scenario in the SAR Peterborough Base Session
Through freight from Quorn to Peterborough moving empty fuel cars from Quorn and Port Augusta to Peterborough where they will be attached to a freight for return to Port Pirie. Bottom

Oil Run
 Era:  1920s to 1950s
 Duration:  3 hours
 Loco:  The Loco Roster Label.png has locos available at the  Quorn Loco Depot 
 Consist:  To be assembled into a consist
  • 8 Tank Fuel wagons at Quorn  Goods Sidings 
  • 1 Guard Van attached to wagons at Quorn  Goods Sidings 
  • 4 Tank Fuel wagons at Quorn  Fuel  Siding.

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, for example SAR T 51 (or just T 51 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 51) then click the drivers Eye icon Driver Eye.png to take control of the loco
    • Open the Driver List (bottom left of the screen) and then scroll through the list to find either:-
    • the loco name (SAR T 51) OR
    • the driver icon (named Driver 51) - this is a non-animated icon
    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 Quorn Data (this link will open in this window) to show the location details and track plans for Quorn. 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

  1. Move the loco from the  Loco  Depot and onto the  Fuel  Siding
  2. Collect the 4 empty Tank wagons stored in the siding and move them to eastern (Peterborough) end of the  Station  road.
  3. Collect the 8 Tank wagons and the Guard Van stored in the  Goods Sidings .
  4. Attach the 8 wagons and van to the western (Port Augusta) end of the 4 wagons on the  Station  road so that the Guard Van is at the rear (Port Augusta end).
  5. Proceed to Peterborough  Yard 1 . Coal and water the loco at Carrieton  Loco Coal & Water  Stage or other locations as required.

Driving Notes:

A summary of the facilities and product loads at all locations along the line is provided in the link Port Peterborough-Quorn 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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