Class 387 In Gwr Livery For Great Western Route

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  1. fgwhstfan#4468

    fgwhstfan#4468 New Member

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    I believe the Great Western Route was modelled at a time when the OLE was live as far as Maidenhead, and 387s would have been running stopping Paddington to Maidenhead services alongside the turbostars. Currently this can be achieved using the scenario planner, however unless you design your own GWR livery then it won't be accurate, as well as meaning your not following real life timings.
     
  2. lucasfor49

    lucasfor49 Well-Known Member

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    Wouldn't this require them modernising the route considering it is a diesel based route?
     
  3. andrewandjane66

    andrewandjane66 Well-Known Member

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    Class 387's worked a handful of peak hour Paddington to Hayes & Harlington shuttles in 2016 which is when I believe the route is set.
     
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  4. TSW Nathan

    TSW Nathan Well-Known Member

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    Cool! Would be great to see in the game!
     
  5. tibomatthijs

    tibomatthijs Well-Known Member

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    Impossible since the OHW doesn't go till Reading, it would require an full rebuild of the route sadly enough
     
  6. TrainGeek08

    TrainGeek08 Well-Known Member

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    Use Livery Designer for the Livery and Scenario Planner for the Scenario :D:D:D

    No in all fairness, GWE needs remade but will it, probably not unless an extension were to be made to Swindon or Oxford ;)
     
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  7. TSW Nathan

    TSW Nathan Well-Known Member

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    I'd love it to get extended to Oxford or better, to Southampton Central, so we can have Cross Country services going from Reading to Southampton.
     
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    TrainGeek08 Well-Known Member

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    Oh, nice choice ;), going through Basingstoke and along the SWML to Southampton, didn't think of that :)
     
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  9. seandouglas

    seandouglas Active Member

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    Would be a great route to introduce cross country on. Maybe even go down to Bournemouth where XC terminate. You'll also have 166s from Reading to Basingstoke and anything SWR/SWT from Basingstoke to Bournemouth
     
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  10. TrainGeek08

    TrainGeek08 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I have to agree there, SWR run their 444s and 450s down towards Southampton and Bournemouth on their way to Weymouth and the 166 can layer from GWE for Reading-Bournemouth ;)
     
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  11. TSW Nathan

    TSW Nathan Well-Known Member

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    Sounds great! :)
     
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  12. pessitheghost

    pessitheghost Well-Known Member

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    i really think DTG should pay attention to the GWE, give it the SEHS treatment, at least an extension into wales or bristol, that route is the best route in TSW and it deserves more love
     
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  13. TSW Nathan

    TSW Nathan Well-Known Member

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    An extension to Bristol or Oxford would be great!
     
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  14. tft#6439

    tft#6439 Well-Known Member

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    It would work better as an extension as Seandouglas and others said. Hopefully this does happen combined with the extensions that the rest of you guys said.
     
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