SAR Scenario Gladstone Shunter

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A scenario in the SAR Peterborough Base Session
Shunting operations in Gladstone Yard and nearby sidings. Bottom

 Era:  1920s to 1969
 Duration:  40 minutes
 Loco:  SAR T 210 at Gladstone  Loco  Depot
Other Available Locos: None

Location Index

Location Index
Each location in the layout has a detailed set of track diagrams that provide a variety of information. The  Getting Started  guide below gives a summary of the information that is available.

To display the data click any Line 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:-
    1. Open the Finder Tool (press  Ctrl   F ) and type, in the Name field, the name of the loco. For example SAR T 210 (or just T 210 should be enough). Click the tick icon, OR
    2. Open the Driver List (bottom left of the screen) and select the loco from there - click the drivers Eye icon to jump to 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

Yard Map:
Yard map

  1. Move the loco out of the  Loco  Depot and run tender first onto the Wilmington Line to the Gladstone Army Stores Junction about 1/3rd of a mile up the line.
  2. Set the junction lever and move onto the Army Stores Siding.
  3. Attach to the empty wagons at the narrow gauge loading dock platform.
  4. Move the wagons onto the Wilmington Line resetting the lever at the junction as you go.
  5. Move the loco and wagons to the  Goods Shed  to load the QLX wagons.
  6. After loading uncouple the loco and MTW wagons from the CCC and QLX wagons and move the MTW wagons progressively through the  Goods Crane  to load.
  7. Shunt the MTW wagons back to couple with the CCC and QLX wagons. Detach the loco.
  8. Return the loco to the  Loco  Depot and attach to the empty CCC and Tanker wagons stored at the end of the  Fuel  road.
  9. Move the wagons out of the  Loco  Depot and couple them to the wagons waiting in the  Goods Shed .
  10. Return the loco to its starting position in the  Loco  Depot.

Driving Notes:
  • You have been issued with an authority ticket for the Wilmington Line which is valid to the Army Siding Junction.
  • The Wilmington Line is not signalled. Normally only one train is allowed on the line at any one time.
  • You have permission to pass semaphore signals at stop provided you are satisfied that the road ahead is clear.
  • When 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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