The Railways of Devon and Cornwall

The Railways of Devon and Cornwall

24th December 2018 13 By HighSpeedTracks

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Welcome to The Railways of Devon and Cornwall!

Current Version : v8
Released 10 June 2019

The Railways of Devon and Cornwall (‘RDC’ – originally ‘Devon Rails’) started with DTG’s ‘Riviera Line’. RDC substantially extends it. Version 8 adds a lot of scenery to Cornwall and the (mostly track only at the moment) Looe branch. It also includes a large number of small improvements all over the route.

Version 8 has complete scenery:

  • Between Exeter and Plymouth and onwards to Liskeard / Moorswater
  • Between Exeter and Exmouth, Gunnislake, Honiton, Copplestone, and Meldon Quarry
  • From Newton Abbot to Paignton (from the Riviera Line)
  • Over the whole Paignton & Dartmouth Railway (added by us)
  • From Par to St Austell / Burngullow
  • Between Hayle, St Erth and St Ives
  • For the Penzance area, including the new Long Rock depot building

There is partial scenery for:

  • Cowley Bridge Junction to Whiteball Tunnel.

And line, signalling and stations only for:

  • Honiton to Axminster
  • Copplestone to Barnstaple
  • Whiteball Tunnel to Bristol Temple Meads
  • Totnes to Buckfastleigh (The South Devon Railway)
  • The CML from Moorswater to Par and Burngullow to Penzance
  • The Looe branch from Coombe Junction to Looe

Going forward we’ll steadily fill in missing detail and new route features. We’re keen to keep everything as up to date as possible, for example we’ve added the new Exeter and Long Rock depots and the planned new stations at Marsh Barton and Okehampton East.

We’ve done our best to accurately model the recently enhanced signaling along the Cornish Main Line and have resolved most of the signaling problems in version 7.1. Signal numbering for some of the new equipment is still an educated guess for now.

In due course we’ll add the Plym Valley Railway, the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway, and the rest of the Cornish branches. It will take some time to complete the Railways of Devon and Cornwall, but we’ll get there in the end.

 

Main Route Requirements

Steam
Brighton Main Line
European Loco & Asset Pack (Came with Train Simulator before 2012)
Platform Clutter Scenery Pack
Town Scenery Pack
Riviera Line
Riviera Line in the 50s
North Somerset Railway
WCML North
West Somerset Railway

Just Trains
Bristol to Exeter
Western Mainlines

DP Simulation
Barnstaple to Exeter

UK Train Sim
Haddock1000 Bridge Kit
JADsHome Chain Link Fencing
JADsHome Metal Palisade Fencing
JADsHome Signs Pack 2
JADsHome Signs Pack 3
JASLoot UK Level Crossings Expansion Pack
Richard Maxted Banks and Cuttings
mbtech22 LSWR Trestle Platform Kit
mbtech22 SR Pedestal Platform
mbtech22 SR Concrete Panel Fencing
mbtech22 SR Cleaners Platform & Lighting
UKTS_FP Blocks, Lofts and Bridges
UKTS_FP Clutter
UKTS_FP Commercial
UKTS_FP Housing
UKTS_FP Railway Buildings
UKTS_FP Industrial

Vulcan Productions
Grass pack

Scenarios

We’ve given up trying to keep up with the assets required for scenarios – there are 95 of them and it’s too difficult and time consuming to keep track of and too big to present it all.

Use RW Tools or the Scenario Editor in the game to check whether you have the locos and stock needed. You can then decide whether to add them or swap them for something you do have.

Alan Thompson has produced some excellent YouTube ‘how to’ videos about this:

Stock swapping with RW Tools

Stock swapping with the TS Route Editor

You can get RW tools at UKTS or directly from http://www.rstools.info/downloads.html

V8 track changes at Exeter St David’s and Long Rock depots and just north of Tiverton Parkway disrupted v 7.1 scenarios with consists placed in those locations (just the depot sidings, NOT the platforms at EXD). We’ve done a lot of work to test, check and where necessary repair or remove the scenarios we supply. We’ve also removed simple and unchallenging scenarios. To benefit from this, you need to delete your previous version before you install RDC v8, rather than just overwrite it; that way you won’t retain the broken and simple scenarios.

If you’ve developed your own scenarios or edited supplied ones and want to keep them, save a copy of them before you delete your RDC. You can then put them back in again. If they include consists in the Exeter St David’s and Long Rock depot yards you may need to repair them using the editor.

There’s a complete list of supplied scenarios in the installation guide inside the route zip.