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A Wishlist For Discussion.

Discussion in 'Route Suggestions & Proposals' started by Wivenswold, Dec 29, 2018.

  1. Wivenswold

    Wivenswold Active Member

    Dec 15, 2017
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    Looking at UK TS routes and bearing in mind some gaps are plugged by third party releases, if I was big boss man at DTG I'd do these.

    Updated Routes to 2018ish.
    Brighton to Victoria/Bedford.
    Great Eastern to now include Clacton/Southend/Sudbury branches & TfL branding/services.
    Great Western Paddington to Oxford/Bristol with Electric sections.
    Glasgow to Edinburgh Electric.
    WCML Preston - Glasgow

    New - Modern
    Edinburgh - Inverness
    Merseyside Metro
    Southern Coastway
    SWT Basingstoke - Weymouth extension to Portsmouth line.
    Trans-Pennine Northern (Manchester to Newcastle)

    New - Retro
    Kings Cross to York (1960s)
    London to Brighton (1950s - including the Brighton Belle)
    Varsity Line (1960s Oxford to Cambridge)
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  2. Marcus

    Marcus New Member

    Jan 16, 2018
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    I hardly ever run modern routes, so I'll leave comment tol others.

    However, a freeware Kings Cross - York route is coming:
    http://forums.uktrainsim.com/viewtopic.php?f=365&t=150317&p=1849642#p1849642 which would also provide a home to various Pullman services. Instead of a 50s/60s East Coast route I would suggest the Waverley Route.

    To run the greatest variety of Southern steam (and electrics) a route centered on Guildford would be ideal.

    Part of the Varsity Line (between Oxford and Bicester) is included in the freeware route 'The Wycombe Railway and Joint Line', but I agree, the full route would be nice to have, although the Central Wales (also LNWR) would be welcome too. And then there is the Cambrian….
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  3. Cat

    Cat Well-Known Member

    Feb 3, 2018
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    FYI there is ECML Echoes of Steam in the Workshop, it's a steam era version of the Newcastle-York route.

    For a steam era Southern network, SteamSoundsSupreme have Southampton-Weymouth including Castlemans corkscrew and it's free.
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