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Norfolk Southern S-line

Discussion in 'Route Suggestions & Proposals' started by Big Papi34, Feb 14, 2019.

  1. Big Papi34

    Big Papi34 Member

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    This is a secondary route used by Norfolk Southern. Running 87 miles between Morristown TN and Salisbury NC, coal trains to West Virginia, North Carolina, and Kentucky are common. Most manifest run daily including 135 and have a variety of mixed frieght cars. Though intermodal does not run this route, the variety are frieght and scenery make up for it. Locals are another common sight on this route running back and forth. Engines to include would be a sd70ace, dash 9, and es44ac. Here a es44ac merges off the s line. 086723fc1cb64f797617f7be1351c3a6.jpg Norfolk Southern 4003 and 4005 pull a coal train close to Del Rio. 8517.1482431099.jpg Last, Norfolk Southern 1070 and sd80mac 7217 on the Bridgeport Tennessee sidetrack I caught back in September. Screenshot_20181218-190006_Video Player.jpg Please help me correct information and possibly collect more so this thread can grow and this beautiful route that's commonly forgotten can have a chance of making it to Train Sim World.
     
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  2. Matto140

    Matto140 Active Member

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    Nice suggestion! Next american expansion need to change colours from blue-yellow(grey) of CSX.
     
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  3. Derick

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    after having two routes with CSX in it it's time for Norfolk Southern to take charge
     
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  4. jedi247

    jedi247 Active Member

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    More NS loco ideas: Tier IV ET44AC, Genset Switcher, SD40-2 High-Nose, GP38-2 High-Nose, SD60E, etc.
     
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  5. csxfan90

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    Well, I live in Spartanburg and I see a lot of NS locomotives at the Gas Station located in Spartanburg, but I think i have to agree with you NS, but (this is my opinion) I think that if Dovetail add NS heritage unit it might be a DLC.
     
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  6. Anthony Pecoraro

    Anthony Pecoraro Well-Known Member

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    This does sound like a very nice route! I would buy it.
     
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  7. LeadCatcher

    LeadCatcher Well-Known Member

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    I definately agree we need more variety of U.S. class 1 roads. This would definately be a buy for me if it includes local industries for servicing. Freight with challenging industrial parks and shunting situations, in my opinion, are more realistic for US roads and a great alternative to passenger “Uber” runs and long haul freight pulls.

    I can envision some fun scenarios where servicing line side industries, you have to compete for the main line with other services running to complete you tasking.
     
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  8. Big Papi34

    Big Papi34 Member

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    Thanks everyone for your feedback. And yes this route does have plenty of locals to run as well.
     
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  9. Derick

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    if there's an SD70ACE I'm happy
     
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  10. Big Papi34

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    I personally would like a sd70acc, sd60e, and dash 8.5.
     
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  11. Big Papi34

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    Several locals run between factory's. I know about 12 miles from where I live Norfolk Southern let Conagra use a sd40-2 and local crew to switch box cars they use to store food.
     
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  12. jclogan1813

    jclogan1813 New Member

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    I really like this idea. Hope they will bring North folk Southern to train sim world
     
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  13. Blackhawk359

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    Anything with locals and branch lines where we can properly switch will be amazing.
     
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    jclogan1813 New Member

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    [​IMG]

    Would be cool to drive one of these little guys in train sim world . lol
     
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    I want to see CSX A-Line with Kingstree South Carolina on TSW with a ET44 Tier 4 add on
     
  16. Big Papi34

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    Make a thread on it then.
     

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