SAR Scenario Quorn-Peterborough Freight

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A scenario in the SAR Peterborough Base Session
A thrice weekly (if required) freight service from Quorn to Peterborough dropping wagons at locations as required. Bottom

Quorn Local
 Era:  1920s to 1980s
 Duration:  3 hours 30 minutes
 Loco:  SAR T 232 on Quorn  Goods Loop 
 Consist:  Attached to SAR T 232
Each wagon has its destination as part of its name e.g. QLX Orroroo indicating its destination is Orroroo.

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 232 (or just T 232 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 232) 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. Proceed onto the Peterborough-Quorn Line to all locations identified in the names of each wagon dropping the wagons as required.
  2. Deliver wagons according to their destination names. WHE covered wagons to  Grain Silos . MTW flat wagons to  Goods Cranes . QLX wagons to  Goods Sheds .
  3. Water and coal the loco at available locations as needed.
  4. Option: Turn the loco on one of the Peterborough  Loco  Depot Turntables or select a suitable replacement loco at Peterborough Main  Loco  Depot and return to Quorn collecting the wagons along the way.

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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