Unofficial Screenshot Contest 2024 Week 2

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  1. I`m a railfan obviously

    I`m a railfan obviously Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the Unofficial Screenshot Competition
    This is a fun and friendly alternative to the official Screenshot Competition run by DTG.
    Here you can share your weekly themed TSC screenshots using any 3rd party / post shot editing etc. creations which are not allowed in the official competition.
    Rules:
    • TSC only shots allowed.
    • Screenshot should be in some way (can be very tenuous) linked to the theme. Otherwise anything goes.
    • You can enter up to 3 screenshots, posted as separate posts. You can delete and replace if you wish.
    • 3rd party content / Reshades / Reskins etc. are welcomed but are not mandatory.
    • Previous week's winner to decide winner (can't enter themselves).
    • The winner chooses the new theme for next week (and becomes the new judge).
    • The Judge of the week's decision is final.
    • We strongly discourage any negative comment or criticism of another entry by a fellow contributor, this is a light hearted & fun contest! This is a major "we are all friendly" thread and we hope it will always remain so.
    • Please keep chat to an absolute minimum.
    Entries will close at 9:00 PM GMT on Friday, January 14th 2024 and will be judged by me - I'm a railfan obviously.

    In the event of this weeks winner not responding by 5:00 PM GMT Sunday, January 14th, a new thread will be created using the theme with the highest votes in this weeks poll.
    Theme for this week : Side to Side. (an example shot will be provided, if you don't understand)
    Feel free to interpret the theme however you wish.
    Good luck to all, but most importantly, remember to have fun.
     
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    I`m a railfan obviously Well-Known Member

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    EXAMPLE SHOT: upload_2024-1-6_13-10-35.jpeg
    Here is an example of trains side to side. You can use this as a basis or do it your own way!
     
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  3. PhÜnKî_Rø0sTā

    PhÜnKî_Rø0sTā Well-Known Member

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    New build A1 60163 "Tornado" and Preserved V2 4771 "Green Arrow" stand side by side on respective railtours at Carlisle in the early 2010s. 20231224222508_1.jpg

    Route: Settle & Carlisle
    Loco: A1 Tornado, LNER V2 (Settle & Carlisle Steam Specials)
     
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    PhÜnKî_Rø0sTā Well-Known Member

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    Somewhere on the Chatham Main LIne, a class 59 is seen in a passing loop to allow a Southestern service conprised of a Class 375 to overtake.

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    Route: Chatham Main & Medway Valley Lines (I think - was ages ago when the shot was taken)
    Loco: Class 375, DB Schenker Class 59
     
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    PhÜnKî_Rø0sTā Well-Known Member

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    20210104000913_2.jpg
    Route: Clinchfield Railroad
    Loco: EMD GP7, EMD F7
     
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    Screenshot_Chatham Main Line - London Victoria to Dover + Ramsgate_51.34159-1.40576_17-32-26.jpg
    Four Class 395 Javelins line up side by side at Ramsgate Depot, ready to start the day.
     
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    A HST, Deltic, and 37 meet at Durham in the early 1980s, with Durham Cathedral in the background.
     
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    Class 321 27.jpg
    National Express East Anglia Class 321 '321 426' with '321361' in ex-First Great Eastern livery and '321434' in ex-Silverlink livery forms a train of 12 coaches headed to Colchester on service 2F71 and is seen here side to side and passing another fellow National Express East Anglia Class 321; this one headed for Ipswich during the Summer of 2010.

    Loco: British Rail Class 321
    Route: Great Eastern Main Line London-Ipswich
     
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    Blazin Well-Known Member

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    GE U28CG 5.jpg Santa Fe GE U28CGs '350', '353', '351' and '357' lead eastbound Train 100 nicknamed the "Super C" through East Canyon Diablo while passing side to side with a quadruple set of Santa Fe EMD GP35s waiting for Train 100 to pass.

    Locos: EMD GP35, GE U28CG
     
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  10. Blazin

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    Stadler FLIRT 3 4.jpg Regio DB Stadler FLIRT 3 '429 616', '429 103', '429 624' and '429 109' make up a consist of 10 coaches headed for Frankfurt (Main) Hbf seen here passing side to side by a DB ICE T travelling in the opposite direction.

    Locos: ICE T, Stadler FLIRT 3
    Route: Frankfurt - Koblenz
     
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    20240107150632_1.jpg
    Side by Side, a pair of Abellio Greater Anglia services pull out of Norwich.
    Locos:- Class 90, Class 156
    Route:- The Wherry Lines
     
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    triznya.andras Well-Known Member

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    Bit of a time travel, rail tour, what it could be, when was it even...
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    Class 47 with Maroon-Cream Mk1s and a green 5MT with... you'll see in my weekly in a few. Scenario in progress.
    It's on BR's ECML by simonmd, chosen for winter run, hoping it will be a great host for these trains.
     
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    Recycled pics from another place! First - Top Shed at night - two A3s, an A4 (Sir Nigel), a V2 and an A1 (Osprey (got it wrong originally):
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    And a scene from Cambridge station in the 1950s - a D16/3 and a B12/3 ready to depart Southwards (once they've put lamps on!):
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    I'm now running on a low-quality setup so the graphics aren't what I'd want them to be. LIRR GP38-2 reskin that's WIP at the moment. Screenshot 2023-08-23 125731.png
     
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    Screenshot_Gotthardbahn_46.19623-9.03081_12-27-27.jpg
    Old and new Swiss technology meet on the Gotthardbahn, with an SBB 460 on the left and 'Giruno' high speed train on the right.
     
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    On track plant side by side MPV`s
     
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    67006 Royal Soverign along side 350238
     
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    87001 alongside a 390
     
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    A U-Boat on a fish train is seen alongside a "King Arthur" on a Bournemouth-Newcastle service, in 1959.
     
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    20240110163857_1.jpg
    Side by side, the waiting and the working. A collection of Freightliner traction awaits their call to duty as, in the background, 86610 & 86612 double head the 4L92 Ditton FLT - Felixstowe North container service.
    Locos:- Class 90, Class 86
    Route:- West Coast Mainline - Midlands & Northwest.
     
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    Side by Side @ Newton Abbott, two of the most iconic, classic diesel, UK traction specimens from days gone by.
    Locos:- Class 43 HST, Class 50
    Route:- Riviera Line
     
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    87001 "Stephenson" with a Crewe bound Virgin Express service is seen side by side with 150132 on the West Coast Mainline.
     
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    SPT liveried 318263, bound for Glasgow, is captured side by side with First Scot Rail 156478 en route to Helensburgh.
     
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    Later the same morning, 318263 is seen side by side with 344007 while running ECS to Airdrie where it will be stabled until the afternoon peak.
     
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    Great to see 25 posts in our unofficial little comp.
    The current official comp which closes on monday has just 2, one of which is a repeat offering.
    Keep it up guys, loving your contributions so far.
     
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    Amtrak takes over the southwestern expressways circa 2002
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  28. PhÜnKî_Rø0sTā

    PhÜnKî_Rø0sTā Well-Known Member

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    Probably because pretty much everyone uses mods these days which would render their entries disqualified in the official comp.
     
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    Also DTG’s management of their official contest has been noticeably poor over recent months…
     
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    I`m a railfan obviously Well-Known Member

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    Alright everyone I think it's time to wrap up this competition. Thank you for your great entries which made everything so much harder.
    In 5th place we have Blazin's picture of a Stadler FLIRT (my favourite) and an ICE-T. I like the angle and the rolling stock included.[​IMG]
    In 4th place we have cunningn#3154 with this shot of steam trains at Cambridge. I always appreciate some history throwbacks and the camera angle is pretty good.[​IMG]
    In 3rd place we have Cscarpenter with some freightliners in a yard. I like the variety and amount of trains included here, and the lighting is pretty good. [​IMG]
    In 2nd place we have PhÜnKî_Rø0sTā with some amercian diesels. The angle is great and the lighting is amazing! Well done![​IMG]
    And in 1st place we have Craigie-C with this picture of the early privatisation era in Scotland. The angle and lighting are spot on and rolling stock variety is also pretty great especially with the inclusion of SPT.[​IMG]
    The golden master key is yours Craigie-C! Take us somewhere further :).

    Once again guys, because you weren't in podium placing that doesn't mean your pictures are awful. All of you did absolutely amazing and I would like to congratulate you on your pictures! All of you are honorably mentioned :D!
     
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    I`m a railfan obviously Well-Known Member

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    If you don't see a response for a while everyone it's because it's being approved. Just so you know
     
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    Oh wow! that was an unexpected, pleasant surprise, I was somewhat late to the parade this week due to work commitments and PC issues. Many thanks I'm a railfan obviously, it is genuinely appreciated. Must admit it was a terrific week for a wide variation of great shots from all concerned, well done everyone .
    Next weeks' thread is now up and running with the theme:- "Leaving The Station"
    https://forums.dovetailgames.com/threads/unofficial-screenshot-contest-2024-week-3.77877/
    Good luck to you all.
     
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  33. Blazin

    Blazin Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations to the other winners and thank you very much for 5th place!
     
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    Congratulations to the winners & Craigie-C for 1st!
     

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