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New Project Submission: Chiltern Railways by Krizar

# Chiltern Railways Network

This is a very detailed representation of the network covered by Chiltern Railways. Most rail miles are covered including the lines towards Aylesbury Vale Parkway. The included timetable is based on operations on 26/06/2019 as of 05:43am. As an additional detail a couple of services around Birmingham Moor Street operated by West Midlands Railway, and services between Preston Park and Watford/Amersham/Chesham on the London Underground Metropolitan Line are included.

## Coverage and Description of Main Features

Stations included within this simulation are:

Chiltern Mainline towards Birmingham:

– London Marylebone
– Wembley Stadium
– Sudbury & Harrow Road
– Sudbury Hill Harrow
– Northolt Park
– South Ruislip
– West Ruislip
– Denham
– Denham Golf Club
– Gerrards Cross
– Seer Green & Jordans
– Beaconsfield
– High Wycombe
– Saunderton
– Princes Risborough
– Haddenham & Thame Parkway
– Bicester North
– Kings Sutton
– Banbury
– Leamington Spa
– Warwick
– Warwick Parkway
– Hatton
– Lapworth
– Dorridge
– Widney Manor
– Solihull
– Olton
– Acocks Green
– Tyseley
– Small Heath
– Bordesley
– Birmingham Moor Street
– Birmingham Snow Hill

Stations on the Aylesbury Branch & Metropolitan Line:

– Preston Road
– Northwick Park
– Harrow-on-the-Hill
– North Harrow
– Pinner
– Northwood Hills
– Northwood
– Moor Park
– Croxley
– Watford
– Rickmansworth
– Chorleywood
– Chalfont & Latimer
– Chesham
– Amersham
– Great Missenden
– Wendover
– Stoke Mandeville
– Aylesbury
– Aylesbury Vale Parkway

Stations towards Oxford:

– Bicester Village
– Islip

Stations between Princes Risborough and Aylesbury:

– Little Kimble
– Monks Risborough

Stations beyond Birmingham Snow Hill:

– Jewellery Quarter
– The Hawthorns
– Smethwick Galton Bridge

Additional Points of Interest include:

– Tyseley LMD
– Wembley LMD
– Quainton Road
– Link between Bicester Village and Aylesbury Vale Lines
– Rickmansworth Sidings for London Underground

## Session

The included session is difficult due to the size of the layout, it is recommended you run the simulation at a lower speed in order to become familiar with the coverage area.

## Tips

Be sure to pay attention to the Metropolitan/Chiltern lines between Preston Road and North Harrow as due to the tight timetables operated by London Underground there can be high congestion. Also pay particular attention to the calling points of services, some Metropolitan Line trains run non-stop between Wembley Park and Harrow-on-the-Hill, and/or Harrow-on-the-Hill and Moor Park.

The platforms at some stations can be confusing. South Ruislip station has a bypass line which runs down the centre. Make sure any northbound Chiltern services set to call here are routed into correct platform (taking the turnout at Northolt Park Junction).

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New Project Submission: IE Dublin Area by Krizar

# Iarnród Éireann Dublin Area

A depiction of the local rail network around Dublin Connolly station in the Republic of Ireland. The layout covers much of the Dublin Area Rapid Transit (DART) the area between Grand Canal Dock south of Connolly and Malahide/Howth. Included is a basic early morning timetable commencing at 6am with a couple of additional freight services to and from the Alexander Road freight terminal.

This timetable does not fully complement the layout, as such I encourage others to create their own too, this would be much appreciated!

## Coverage and Description of Main Features

Stations included within this simulation are the DART stations:

– Grand Canal Dock
– Dublin Pearse
– Tara Street
– Dublin Connolly
– Clontarf Road
– Killester
– Hamonstown
– Raheny
– Kilbarrack
– Howth Junction & Donaghmede
– Clongriffin
– Portmarnock
– Malahide
– Bayside
– Sutton
– Howth

and additional commuter stations towards Maynooth:

– Docklands
– Drumcondra

In addition sidings are included between Connolly and Clontarf Road, as well as the cargo terminal at Alexandra Road.

## Session

A session has been included which sets the main routes to be automatically signalled.

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New Project Submission: Victoria SouthEastern by Bailey Edwards

This is a representation of the London Victoria (Kent Platforms 1-8). The map includes the included timetable which is taken from May 2019 Timetable Mon-Fri Evening Peak hours between 4 pm and 7 pm.

There will be Govia Thameslink, Southern and Southeastern services along with the timetable.

Operating notes:
Be Cautious at London Victoria Station between 4 and 5 pm, when all the platforms will be occupied, this may result in trains waiting outside the area for a few minutes until an available platform is empty.

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New Project Submission: Liverpool Street to Romford by Anthony Sheehy

Liverpool Street to Romford

Actual route, with a relaxing Sunday timetable taken from 2018/2019 timetables of the various operators. TfL Routes run to timetabled times (unrealistic, I know 😉 All trains are headed with an estimate of the real-life performance figures as much as possible.

Each incoming train contains a *suggested* platform number that matches what appears in real life but it’s really down to you.

Operating notes:
Stansted Express leaves via Hackney Downs Fast (DF) others are marked. You do not need to touch the Romford to Upminster line, nor the London Underground at Stratford. They will handle themselves.

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More Greetings from Xeon and GuangZhouNan

 

Those of you with good memories might recall that Xeon submitted an earlier video of his GuangZhouNan station and surrounding lines in February of last year, but this is an enhanced version where the program has been modified to allow longer train identifiers, as is usual on China’s railways.  He has added a great soundtrack to accompany it so please make sure your sound is on when you play it.

GuangZhouNan is the busiest station in China with about 45 trains per hour at peak times!

Below are two still shots of the railway in zoomed-out and zoomed-in modes

Enjoy!

Albert

 

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