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Bnsf Needles Subdivision

Discussion in 'Route Suggestions & Proposals' started by DJ Mista Xclusive, Oct 21, 2018.

  1. DJ Mista Xclusive

    DJ Mista Xclusive New Member

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    this route is pretty much self explanatory.. 170 miles of double train mainline from Needles, CA to Barstow, CA

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    Average 60+ trains a day.. Amtrak passenger service reaching up to 90mph.. Freight operations 70mph (manifest, autorack and intermodal)





    i definitely believe that this should be the next modern US route for TS19
     
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  2. Michael Newbury

    Michael Newbury Well-Known Member

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    I would like to see this as well but being outside the US the hopes are they will be able to do two versions like they did for the Raton Pass.
     
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  3. Buynot

    Buynot Well-Known Member

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    I would love to see this route come to Train Simulator, I drove somewhat parallel to the Needles Sub when my family and I took a rod trip to Williams AZ.
     
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  4. TRAINFAN

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    How can DTG solve the licensing problem ???
     
  5. TRAINFAN

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    But the idea is good !!!
     
  6. Michael Newbury

    Michael Newbury Well-Known Member

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    The same way as they did with the Raton Pass route
     
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  8. Michael Newbury

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    If you are referring to Marias Pass and Stevens Pass and other content with BNSF they were made before BNSF imposed a licensing restriction there was nothing DTG could do about that.
     
  9. jedi247

    jedi247 Well-Known Member

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    Oh Heck Yeah!!!!!!!!! We need this. BNSF in TS2019!!!! Lots of freight and the Amtrak Southwest Chief. Also, the Barstow Yard could be included. I'd also like to see the Seligman Sub from Needles to Flagstaff. The routes could maybe have ATSF diesels as well, and we need ATSF #3751 as DLC.
     

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