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Reading To Waterloo Via Richmond (south Western Railway)

Discussion in 'Route Suggestions & Proposals' started by UnlimitedMagic, May 17, 2019.

  1. UnlimitedMagic

    UnlimitedMagic Active Member

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    reading to Waterloo would be used with south western railway trains.They use class 707’s class 450’s and 444’s. they have interchange with London overground London Underground and national rail
    Here are some pics

    Class 444 at Clapham junction
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    Class 707 at Staines
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    A bunch of trains at Waterloo

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    What do you think about this
     
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  2. Gipsy_Danger

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    Slight bias as it’s my local route so I’d love to see it but Class 444s don’t operate on the Twickenham lines as their carriages are too long. The typical stock for Reading/Windsor services are Class 458/5s and Class 707s with Class 450s making occasional appearances. Also the 1st and 3rd pictures are at London Waterloo, not Clapham Junction.
     
  3. UnlimitedMagic

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    No the first pic is at Clapham because there is an overground train in the background
     
  4. ragn05

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    that Class 444 paint look beautiful, anyways how long is that route and do you have a map?
     
  5. UnlimitedMagic

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    Here is the map upload_2019-5-19_19-40-59.jpeg
     
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  6. ragn05

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    nice, why Bracknell have a ''star''?
     
  7. UnlimitedMagic

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    Distance is about 37 miles
     
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  8. ragn05

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    Really? now i need it
     
  9. UnlimitedMagic

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    I dunno why Bracknell has a star sorry.
     
  10. ragn05

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    don't worry about that, isn't important
     
  11. FallenAngel00me

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    Now I'm interested
     
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  12. Gipsy_Danger

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    The train in the background is a Class 444 in the old South West Trains livery, also Waterloo has a very distinctive roof.
     
  13. UnlimitedMagic

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    Oh yea
     
  14. NAYDOG

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    IMO its way to early in TSW quality cycle for Clapham Junction, it would just be so dead. look at Jamica (LIRR)
     
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  15. UnlimitedMagic

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    Not really because british guys like me would look forward to something like this
    And Clapham junction has 22 platforms
     
  16. NAYDOG

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    I'm British and I worked on the railway.... I want modern British the same as everybody but I also want them to do it properly - and I don't think they would currently do it justice. The amount of platforms is irrelevant when you consider how quiet service mode timetables are currently.

    You'd get like a maximum of 5 trains in Clapham at rush hour based off the current route offerings. I chose LIRR as an example as its probably the best in-game representation of what a busy junction station is, and what they can currently pull off service mode wise - which is lackluster.
     
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  17. UnlimitedMagic

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    There are 5 trains at rush hour there because they made the trains longer tho.
     
  18. Gipsy_Danger

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    I think what he’s getting at is that TSW could not handle that many trains at Clapham Junction. In real life there are about 50 trains per hour that pass through Clapham Junction but this couldn’t be simulated without poor frame rates or the game crashing. Consoles would suffer a lot too. Until performance can be improved the route couldn’t be accurately simulated.
     
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  19. UnlimitedMagic

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    That’s why they could make up a timetable with less trains going through the station
     
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  20. NAYDOG

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    I'd rather they did it correctly than half-arsed it
     
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  21. UnlimitedMagic

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    They could just cut a little bit of the trains per hour tho
     
  22. Gipsy_Danger

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    It would be cutting a huge amount of trains, maybe 60 to 70% of them if not more.
     

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