Some 1960s window-hanging as BR 2-6-0s 78022 and 76047 hammer away at the head of the 9.35am Blackpool North to South Shields. There's...
A couple of minutes later, the 9.35am Blackpool North-South Shields rounds the curve with Smardale Gill Viaduct ahead.
It is 1960 and one of the famous Blackpool Specials descends from Ravenstonedale towards Smardale. The locomotives are a Darlington...
Does anyone know of a release date for the standalone version of Hope Valley route, from Just Trains?
It’s the Kyle Line. Bit of a trundle but the scenery is stunning.
Thank you for the recognition and 4th place, much appreciated. It was...
It's still 1987 and an unidentified 37 heads across Glenfinnan viaduct with the 1850 Mallaig to Fort William. Consisting of five...
A late summer evening in 1987 sees 37011 working the last train of the day to the Kyle. Having departed Inverness at 1755, the first shot is...
Absolutely this, the sim is crying out for some more 1st gen stuff. A 108 most of all IMO, as between that and the existing Met Cam models they...
Pause at Bishops Lydeard. A (hopefully) fast run up the Berks & Hants route awaits!
Another weekend, another steam railtour. This time it's a GWR 'Castle' 4-6-0 from Reading to Bristol via Newbury. The eagle-eyed may spot that...
A quiet moment at Carlisle, circa 1995.
Thank you folks :)
Yes they are the AP reskins of the default Kuju coaches, I should have been clearer.
Nothing intentionally, what would I have pressed?
Wondering if anyone else has been getting this recently, on Armstrong Powerhouse coaches? I've noticed it's suddenly started appearing on...
A Central Trains Class 156 still in Regional Railways Express livery departs Lichfield Trent Valley with the (at the time, extremely...
It's a livery pack on the Backdated Trainsim site, have a look through this link:
And a late-80s view at Watford Junction for good measure...
My time machine has taken me back to 1994 and the West Coast Main Line through the Lakes area.
Many thanks for my 3rd place, much appreciated!
One of my favourite corners of the TS universe is the Croxley Green branch (NSE North London Lines), set in the late 1980s shortly before closure....
Loco: Victory Works GWR Manor Class
Route: JT Cornish Main Line
Location: Bodmin Parkway
Loco: BMG Rebuilt Royal Scot Class
Route: Settle to Carlisle
Location: Ais Gill
Loco: BMG S15 Class
Route: Harrogate Loop V2
Who needs the juice rail when you've got 600hp in a cupboard?
Trains: Armstrong Powerhouse Class 205 'Thumper' & Class 455 EMU
Now we're into slightly fictional territory. A preserved 60009 Sir Nigel Gresley takes a preserved rake of Pullman coaches southwards along the...
Several random screenshots from my recent sim activities.
It's the mid-1980s and 6115 Scots Guardsman has been let out of Dinting to work a...
The uniqueness of Knaresborough, with (in quick succession), viaduct, level crossing, station, tunnel, plays host to an ex-Scotrail...
A couple of shots of Scots Guardsman in its original preservation guise, at Knaresborough and York on an evening Scarborough-York via Leeds...
A freight recesses at Exminster during a blizzard in 1970.[ATTACH]
On 4th January 1997 the 'Cumbrian Mountain Express' was booked to be steam-hauled from Carlisle to Crewe via the Settle & Carlisle line by A4...
Early morning in Sutton Coldfield and D1015 emerges from the freezing fog with a Lichfield City to Plymouth charter.
A balmy evening in 1952 sees a tired old lady hauling her load across Belah viaduct.
Its a sunny summer's afternoon at Kingswear and 7827 'Lydham Manor' is simmering gently, as a recent arrival from Paignton disgorges its load on...
At Hastings, I'm not the only one getting a cheeky snap of a pair of CEPs as some slightly concerning storm clouds start to roll in.
I’ve noticed for some time that the dispatcher in TS is quite poor at giving the ‘right away’ at the specified time - but fairly recently it...
Even the fastest, most powerful locomotives must slow down for the 15mph curve at Carstairs East Junction. The fireman takes the opportunity to...
Some really great shots in this thread.
Now we find ourselves in a well-known valley in the West Riding, where a Cravens DMU leaves a smokey haze...
A few screenshots showing my recent 'travels'.
It's 1990 and the daily Brighton-Plymouth service rolls down the incline between Exeter Central...
Why not? :cool:
London & West Midlands V5, with AP Class 86 and Mk2E coaching stock.
DTG’s North Wales Coastal - Crewe to Holyhead extended route.
The initial lighting up yes, but the final prep and bringing round to full pressure is done by the crew shortly before departure off shed and...
Thanks Peter - setting low coal and water influences what’s in the tender but not what is in the boiler, I think?
Thanks Craigie - I have the...
I’m a fan of steam, diesel and electric scenarios in equal measure. However I find the best, most engaging scenarios commence with a modicum of...
Well that sounds much MUCH better and if representative then that moves the route firmly back into the ‘must have’ category for me.
I have the IHH 107 but sadly as the sounds are pretty indescribable it’s only good for static positioning IMO.
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