2T55- 0628- Tweedbank- Glenrothes with Thornton

2T55- 0628- Tweedbank- Glenrothes with Thornton

5th August 2020 3 By CWilson4747

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Background:

With the COVID-19 restrictions beginning to get lifted most of us will have seen an increase in services in all of out areas throughout the UK, none more so than in Scotland, as of the 3rd of August 90% of the timetabled services operating throughout the day with 100% of the pre-COVID timetabled services operating during the peak hours. This is where you come in, with a full peak time service this meant that the early morning services from Tweedbank to Glenrothes with Thornton were reinstated, although during the COVID timetable there was one south bound evening peak service from Glenrothes to Tweedbank but the early morning north-bound services were withdrawn leaving the people of the Borders Line with an hourly service throughout the day. Today you are operating the first early morning peak service from Tweedbank to Glenrothes with Thornton since lockdown. You will pick up the service at Newcraighall before calling at Brunstane, Edinburgh Waverley, where you will sit for a few minutes to await a path up the Fife Coast, before heading to Haymarket, South Gyle, Dalmeny, North Queensferry, Dalgety Bay, Aberdour, Burntisland, Kinghorn, Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes with Thornton. Traffic on this service is busy with a lot of services heading for Edinburgh although you shouldn’t encounter many problems during your journey.

All trains in this scenario are accurate and in keeping to the times from 03/08/20, the units numbers were found using the Real Time Train ‘Know Your Train’ feature, which includes the unit numbers of Scotrail services.

The journey itself: https://www.realtimetrains.co.uk/train/C58887/2020-08-03/detailed

Scenario Length: 90 Minutes

Requirements:

Route:
Fife Circle with Edinburgh Suburban Railway (Alan Thomson Sim)

Rolling Stock:
Class 170 EP (Armstrong Powerhouse)
Abellio Scotrail Class 170 Pack (Vulcan Productions)
Class 158 Cummins EP (Armstrong Powerhouse)
Class 43 MTU EP (Armstrong Powerhouse)
Scotrail Inter7City HST Reskin (Alan Thomson Sim)
Abellio Scotrail Class 380 Reskin (Vulcan Productions)
Class 320/321 EP (Armstrong Powerhouse) (334 Stand-in)
Class 350 EP (Armstrong Powerhouse) (397 Stand-in)
Class 800 IET LNER Azuma Reskin (Alan Thomson Sim)*
Class 802 TransPennine Express Reskin (Simvue)*
Class 92 Caledonian Sleeper Reskin (Alan Thomson Sim)*
Caledonian Sleeper Mk3A Sleeper Pack (Alan Thomson Sim)*

Additional Requirements:
Armstrong Powerhouse Weather Enhancement (Armstrong Powerhouse)
Armstrong Powerhouse Track Enhancement (Armstrong Powerhouse)
Class 320 LED Light Patch (Major Wales Design)
Class 158 Scotrail Destination Update (Alan Thomson Sim)

*denotes stationery stock, not required to run the scenario.

Hope you enjoy the scenario!