Next American Route Speculation

Discussion in 'Suggestions' started by Lawjester, Aug 17, 2018.

  1. QNS Chris

    QNS Chris Well-Known Member

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    Harlem Line to North White Plains would be a great add. Given that the New Haven and Hudson lines have already been featured in TSXX, I think we're due for a Harlem Line addition. Some discussion has been had re: GCT in TSW - that would be super cool. As long as they include the M3A in addition to the M7A...
     
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  2. raildan

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    Sorry guys it's probably the Peninsula Corridor. Not much room for speculation left. Achievements were found on SteamDB referencing San Francisco and F40PH-2CAT's.
     
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  3. mrchuck

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    The metro north Harlem line could come sometime in the future maybe eventually it will come but I’m looking forward to buying the Peninsula Corridor.
     
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  4. StratPlayer62

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    While it sounds like an interesting route it would have been pretty far down on my list of choices.
     
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  5. QNS Chris

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    Since they've pivoted to the Bay Area (this upcoming release will be twice by my estimation, counting Caltrain on TSXX), it would be nice to see them branch out and cover a BART line. IMO, it would be a bit less one-dimensional than a Caltrain rehash. This is not to say I'm not excited about the TSW edition - I'll definitely pick it up and enjoy it as much as I've enjoyed the other TSW entries - just that they could have reached a little further. BART has never been modeled in any train sim (other than Trainz), and it would be a solid addition to the TSW universe.

    Oh well, here's to hoping it happens sometime in the future. In the meantime, a big thanks to DTG for their hard work!
     
  6. JGRudnick

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    Just want to point out they said the next one was going to be from the western part of the US.

    I think it would be cool if they included the California High Speed Rail when it is complete or even Florida's Brightline and the FEC with their natural gas fuel tenders.
     
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  7. QNS Chris

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    As the newest intercity passenger rail service (privately-operated at that) Brightline / Virgin Trains USA Florida would be an awesome pick. Especially with the local transit in and around Miami (Metro, Tri Rail, Metromover, Amtrak).

    California HSR...we might be waiting awhile on that one...
     
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  8. JGRudnick

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    Yeah, the California HSR is probably going to be a long ways off.
     
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  9. raildan

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    Don't get me started... it's kind of sad to see what has happened to that. After the parts outside the Central Valley were "postponed indefinitely" the project is unfortunately as good as cancelled I'm afraid... dang it would have been so cool.
     
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  10. QNS Chris

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    The unfortunate result of the systemic mismanagement and the general nature of large American infrastructure projects. Coming from NYC, I'm all too familiar with this sort of thing. Many similarities between Cal HSR and various MTA projects in the Tri-State - asinine political opposition, litigation costs, blown budgets, dubious contractor practices, bureaucratic intransigence...

    Really a pity how the HSR project ultimately shook out. Would have been the NEC on steroids. Perhaps it will find a new champion and get carried through to the finish line. One can hope, especially for such a transformational project.
     
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  11. QNS Chris

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    All that said, I'd really like to see them model a BART line for TSW. Given they're in that neighborhood now...
     
  12. jedi247

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    Tehachapi Pass needs to be made. We could get some great UP or SP diesels, or maybe BNSF or Santa Fe.
     
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  13. Cael

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    Don't get your hopes up regarding BNSF, I've read somewhere DTG has the license, but it only applies for the USA and their trains wouldn't be available anywhere outside the States.
     
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  14. JGRudnick

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    DTG should include another freight focused north american route like CSX Heavy Haul, and throw in some passenger operation for variety.
     
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  15. StratPlayer62

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    That is what I was hoping for with this last release.
     
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  16. docsnyder1911

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    For me the most important for the next American Route after the Peninsula Corridor is that there will be heavy freight trains with the wonderful AC4400.
     
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  17. JGRudnick

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    I would rather see the GE Tier 4's as well as the new EMD SD70ACe -T4 included in a new route.
    GE_T4.jpeg EMD_T4.jpeg
     
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  18. docsnyder1911

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    I like the newest locomotives from GE and EMD too even the newest EMD have the B1 1B axle-formula.
     
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  19. DTJ-Rap

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    Can I receive one deslike, pls?
     
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  20. DTJ-Rap

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    Yeah! Yo! New trayns?
     
  21. zane88

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    Are you on drugs or something?
     
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  22. John Murphy

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    Seems like a troll. I'd pay him no attention.
     
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  23. nyrmetros

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    Metro North
    New York City Subway
    PATH
    LIRR expansion
    Metra Chicago
    Chicago El
    MBTA Boston
     
  24. zane88

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    NEC expansion is at the top of my list. I know it will never happen on train sim world, but i would love to see Philly to New york,or Delaware to Philly or even DC. Ive been to 30th street station many many times.
     

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