Cathcart Circle Collectables

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  1. allysimpson247

    allysimpson247 Member

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    Having obtained all of the collectables without a guide for the first time in a route, I thought I'd make my own guide for those who want to get this set. I don't have any screenshots but they are generally quite easy to find, just look around the station (or depot) area.

    8 collectables (2 of each) - Glasgow Central, Shields Road

    7 collectables (1 poster, 2 of everything else) - Neilston

    5 collectables (2 posters, 1 of everything else) - Mount Florida

    4 collectables (1 of each) - Pollokshields East, Queens Park, Crosshill, Cathcart, Langside, Pollokshaws East, Shawlands, Maxwell Park, Pollokshields West, Kings Park, Croftfoot, Burnside, Kirkhill, Newton, Muirend, Williamwood, Whitecraigs, Patterton
     
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  2. L89

    L89 Well-Known Member

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    I was surprised to see them at the depot area. Thought they would've all been at stations.
     
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  3. allysimpson247

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    Took me ages to work that out! Two other stations (Dumbreck and Crossmyloof) appear on the map and I was convinced they were there but you can't get to them.
     
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    Tynmar Well-Known Member

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    Most helpful post I’ve seen in a long time. Thanks for sharing.
     
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  5. DaVeTheDaVer

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    I miss one of the newspaper thins
     
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    Samo1 Well-Known Member

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    Isn’t the fun finding them without help? maybe it’s just me?
    They are just pointless with a guide but obviously not everyone has to read the guide
     
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  7. TimTri

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    I noticed these two unreachable stations yesterday as well. Wanted to visit the one near the depot on foot, but an invisible wall understandably stopped me from doing so. I was able to see the bridge over the station in the distance, but both the resolution and draw distance were too low to see any platforms. Hopefully a PC player with a “no boundaries” mod can visit these stations and show us what they look like!
     
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  8. L89

    L89 Well-Known Member

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    I use a guide to mop up what I can't find myself so that's a good balance to me. I don't find it fun on some high speed routes where the collectibles are miles from a station on a straight track with not much scenery difference. Could spend hours looking for the last 2 when I could be spending that time on a train or making a livery. As I note the areas/stations of what I find it doesn't take too long to see which ones I am missing from a guide. I understand some like to walk the routes. That's not my thing (I do like to look around sidings and stations).

    If you play Ruhr-Sieg Nord (LIRR was fixed recently), there's also the glitchy count of collectibles. If you don't find the surplus hammers/signs, you will be looking for a light that I think isn't able to be reached. Thankfully more care has been taken with collectibles on newer routes.
     

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    Slightly off topic, but I find the collectables that are the little wooden trains with flowers to be so charming! I think some stations have them as not fully painted (or weathered) which is a nice little extra detail.
     
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  10. BobbyC

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    I agree very helpful and appreciated post. I’d missed one and this helped narrow down where. Thank you.
     
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  11. Mat_Jam_Ca

    Mat_Jam_Ca Well-Known Member

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    Hmm. I’ve been to every station twice and I’m missing four collectables (1 of each). I’ve also been to the depot. I don’t know how I can missing four of each collectable. It’s unlikely I’ve missed one of each type at four different stations, and I can’t have missed an entire station. I’m wondering if my game has glitched and not recorded one of each, but even that’s unlikely.

    EDIT: It was me being thick. I missed that there were two of each collectable at Shields Road Depot.
     
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  12. solicitr

    solicitr Well-Known Member

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    Some larger stations have 2 of a type, and Glasgow Central has 2 of each.
     
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    SHINO BAZ Well-Known Member

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    What was at the deport area?Map,poster,flower train,news box.
     
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  14. L89

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    Basically each collectible x2.
     
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    SHINO BAZ Well-Known Member

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    There nothing to get to theres nothing modeled for them.There only on the map.BTW they sound like two stations you would expect to see in a harry potter movie.
     
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  16. junior hornet

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    Thanks for the guide. I appreciate it as I only really do the collectables for the achievement and it is also a good way to have a mooch around the stations on foot if I just feel like sitting down doing something I don’t have to think too much about.
     
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    Would someone please advise where the Scotland posters are at Glasgow Central. I found on adjacent to Platform 10 with other posters but cannot find the other one
     
  18. Mat_Jam_Ca

    Mat_Jam_Ca Well-Known Member

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    If I remember correctly, one is on the left wall of the main station building (left when looking at the inoperative main PIS screens) near the barriers to the platforms.
     
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    Thanks Matjamca, I appreciate your help. I have now also found a useful video for anyone struggling.

     
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    Thanks for the guide, was scouring the forums for one with a checklist.

    Over on XBox I am pretty sure this is glitched, so I guess I should go and report it there.
    I have 25 of everything except newspapers. I just finished a full circuit of every station and can confirm for papers I have:
    2 at Glasgow Central
    2 at Shields Depot
    2 at Neilston
    1 at each of the other 19 stations

    By my maths, that's 25. Not 24.

    *EDIT* oooh, going back a second time through the list, it turned out one of them was VISUALLY bugging and displaying the papers in the stand when they actually weren't! When I walked up to the box closely though, it gave me the ping! It was the one I found while doing the initial introduction to the line, on the platform at the beginning, so I guess it didn't properly register me collecting it, but visually updated it to look like I had.
     
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  22. roggek

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    I noticed that the collectibles in CCL ARE bugged.
    I drove "Extra Time" and noticed that the route map at Mount Florida was suddenly "missing".
    I knew i put it there earlier in freemode walk mode, but now i had to place it there again and gain all 25 maps placed.
    Now i am looking for the last tourist poster (/24 of 25 placed) and all are placed by freemode walk, (as the steam guide posted), but something is glitched...
     

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