West Coast Main Line South: London Euston To Birmingham New Street

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  1. tornadopete2010

    tornadopete2010 New Member

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    This would be an amazing route to drive with many services with the Class 350, Class 390 and the Class 222 Voyagers, You can drive Many Freight Trains around the WCML, and Go from 1 Busy Terminal to another Busy Terminal. With alot of Stations and many fast bit of the Lines, Even up to 125MPH for the Class 390 and also to add the Hourly Class 377 from Milton Keynes to East Croydon :)
     
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  2. AirbourneAlex

    AirbourneAlex Well-Known Member

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    118 miles at TSW level detail wouldn't be very practical unfortunately, it would simply take too long to make.

    The Train Simulator version was much easier to produce given DTG already had all the classes built from other DLCs, and the route building itself was assisted by various 3rd party developers. Even then the initial release didn't feel finished (many bugs and incomplete station models at Euston and New Street). So the full line would be really pushing it for TSW.

    A better option would be to do Euston to Milton Keynes, even then the Class 350, 378 and 390 would need modelling from scratch (and that's excluding any freight). So I don't think it is likely to happen at the moment (at least until we get another route featuring a Desiro or Class 378 first for reuse/layering onto this route).
     
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  3. OldVern

    OldVern Well-Known Member

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    I'm sure there was a WCML London to Birmingham thread a day or two ago... perhaps people should try using the search button?

    Anyway as said too long and even if it could be done, until the saved game reliably reloads with a stopping service taking over two and a half hours needing probably more than one sitting, you might be unable to resume where you left off.
     
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  4. tardisgaming07

    tardisgaming07 Well-Known Member

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    Don’t the stopping services split at Northampton, with a EUS - NMP and NMP - BHM?
     
  5. OldVern

    OldVern Well-Known Member

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    Not sure in the current timetable, but back in the day the 310's on the xx05 services off Euston where through to Birmingham, departing Northampton around 1h 20m later.
     

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