Geml: London Liverpool Street To Colchester Town With Braintree And Sudbury Branches

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  1. HamioSamio098

    HamioSamio098 Well-Known Member

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    The Line
    Running for 71.63 miles, this section of the GEML takes you from the capital, eastbound towards Colchester Town, with the branches to Braintree and Sudbury included for extra passenger workings.

    Stations
    Major stations in Bold
    London Liverpool Street
    Stratford

    Maryland
    Forest Gate
    Manor Park
    Ilford
    Seven Kings
    Goodmayes
    Chadwell Heath
    Romford
    Gidea Park
    Harold Wood
    Brentwood
    Shenfield
    Ingatestone
    Chelmsford
    Hatfield Peveral
    Witham
    Kelvedon
    Marks Tey
    Colchester

    Colchester Town

    Braintree Branch
    Witham
    White Notley
    Cressing
    Braintree Freeport
    Braintree

    Sudbury Branch
    Marks Tey
    Chappel & Wakes Colne
    Bures
    Sudbury

    Operators and Rolling Stock
    2 operators will be featured, this being Greater Anglia and TfL Rail. 4 trains will be included, these being the Class 315, Class 90+Mk3+DVT, Class 153 and Class 321. The Class 66 can be layered in for freight and all BR locos can be layered for railtour services.

    Services
    Greater Anglia
    Intercity (operated by Class 90 and Class 321)

    London-Norwich [ends at Colchester]: 2tph (1tph calls at Stratford and Chelmsford)

    Great Eastern/Semi Fast (operated by Class 321)
    London-Southend Victoria [ends at Shenfield]: 3tph (1tph calls at Romford)
    London-Ipswich [ends at Colchester]: 1tph
    London-Colchester Town: 1tph
    London-Clacton on Sea [ends at Colchester]: 1tph
    London-Braintree: 1tph
    Colchester-Walton on the Naze [ends at Colchester Town]: 1tph
    Colchester-Colchester Town: 1tph
    London-Harwich International [ends at Colchester]: 4tpd
    Sudbury Branch Line (operated by Class 153)
    Marks Tey-Sudbury-1tph

    TfL Rail (operated by Class 315)
    London-Shenfield: 8tph (some peak hour services terminate at Gidea Park)

    Pictures
    [​IMG] Liverpool Street


    [​IMG] Stratford


    [​IMG] Colchester


    [​IMG] Class 90


    [​IMG] Class 153


    [​IMG] Class 321


    [​IMG] Class 315


    Final Words
    I feel this route would make a good addition to TSW2, with a decent, albeit long route, with many different services and lots of stations.
     
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  2. twiggy#9635

    twiggy#9635 Well-Known Member

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    I really would like this route (mainly for the Class 321 and 153) I feel like it would unfortunately be a bit too long for DTG to make
     

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