Working Timetable Scenarios – Scenario Pack 7 – Midland Mainline London St Pancras to Bedford 2014 SP077th July 2020
There are 6 scenarios, packed full of A.I. traffic and designed to represent some of the situations encountered by real-life drivers.
Key features include:
* Drive classes 66, 222, 319, and 377.
* A mixture of fast and stopping passenger services, empty stock, and freight workings.
* Variations in weather
* Operational requirements such as train preparation, and dealing with faults.
* Infrastructure issues and operational challenges.
* Accurate A.I. traffic reflecting the appropriate timetable, with realistic stock allocations and liveries
Once you have downloaded the .zip file, extract the contents to a convenient place. Copy the enclosed ‘Content’ folder, and paste it into your RailWorks folder – Generally found here, unless installed on a different drive:
C:\Program Files (x86) \Steam\steamapps\common\RailWorks
In the simulator all scenarios will be found in the ‘Standard’ scenario menu, and are prefixed:
[WTT] SP07 – xxxxxxxxxxx
1C08 05.20 Derby to London St. Pancras
Traction: 222015 + 222009
Duration: 50 minutes
Route covered: Bedford – St. Pancras
On a crisp December Saturday morning drive the last leg of this early southbound working that conveys two units to London. Joining the run at Bedford, you will be calling at Luton, and London St. Pancras. On arrival, these units will divide to form the 08.01 to Corby, and the 08.26 to Sheffield.
1V83 06.14 Bedford to Sutton (Surrey)
Traction: 319215 + 319427
Duration: 55 minutes
Route covered: Bedford – St. Pancras Low Level
On a bitterly cold November morning drive this limited stop peak service from Bedford that runs on the Fast lines all the way to West Hampstead. Join your train at Bedford. Release the doors and set yourself up for departure. Use code 496 for the GSM-r. Please set the destination blind to show ‘Sutton via Wimbledon’. Once underway you will be calling at Flitwick, Luton, Harpenden, St. Albans City, and St. Pancras International Low Level. These units have been berthed at Bedford overnight and the shed driver has prepared them and brought them to the station.
1W94 16.02 Bedford to Brighton
Traction: 377213 + 377521
Duration: 55 Minutes
Route covered: St. Pancras Low Level – Bedford
On a clear September evening drive a peak-time Thameslink service between the capital and Bedford. Joining the run at St. Pancras Low Level, please release your doors and get set-up for departure. This train offers one of the fastest journey times to Bedford for a Thameslink service, and calls only at St. Albans City, Harpenden, Luton, Flitwick, and Bedford.
5H95 16+20 Cauldwell Depot to Luton empty stock & 2V95 16.44 Luton to Sutton (Surrey)
Traction: 319005 + 319006
Duration: 80 minutes
Route covered: Cauldwell Depot (Bedford) – Cricklewood
Units 319005 and 006 are the first of their type to receive PRM (Persons of Reduced Mobility) modifications. As with the first of anything there have been some teething problems and they were taken out of traffic this morning with a door fault. The depot staff at Cauldwell have been on the case and have just released them back for service, only just in time to meet their departure time. Prepare the units from cold, then run empty to Luton to pick-up service. There is a 15mph emergency speed restriction over a defective crossing at Harpenden Junction. Your initial GSM-r registration code for 5H95 is 488, and your destination code is 0117. At Luton you will need to re-register on the GSM-r as 2V95. Please be alert for any problems arising.
6M39 21.42 Moreton-on-Lugg to Radlett Redland Roadstone Sidings
Duration: 65 Minutes
Route covered: Bedford – Radlett Redland Roadstone Sidings
On a cold and wet December morning, drive the final leg of this overnight service from Herefordshire to its destination at the Redland Roadstone terminal in Radlett. This train is formed of former National Power coal hoppers, which have now been adapted for carrying stone and re-categorised as TOPS code HKA. Having relieved your colleague and joined the train at Bedford, set-up your cab and prepare to get underway once you get the signal. You are booked to follow the 09.24 service from Bedford to Three Bridges. Your maximum speed is 60mph. There is 20mph temporary speed restriction for freight in place south of Harlington station.
6M92 12.42 West Thurrock to Earles Sidings
Duration: 75 minutes
Route covered: Carlton Road Jn (near Kentish Town) – Bedford
On a chilly November afternoon you are in charge of this Freightliner HeavyHaul service returning empty JPA cement wagons to Derbyshire. For logistical reasons, this scenario begins with your train already on the move at slow speed. You have just joined the Midland Main Line at Carlton Road Junction, just north of Kentish Town. You will be driving as far as Bedford where you are booked to be relieved. Maximum speed is 60mph.
In order to enjoy these scenarios, you will require the following add-ons:
- BedPan Line: London to Bedford
- Freightliner Class 57/0 Loco Add-on $
- Class 43/MK3 (VP185) Enhancement Pack #
- Class 66 Enhancement Pack #
- Class 150/1 Enhancement Pack #
- Class 319 EMU Pack Volume 1
- Class 375/377 Enhancement Pack #
- HKA / JMA Wagon Pack
- JPA Wagon Pack
- Sky & Weather Enhancement Pack
- Wherry Lines route $
- Class 222 Meridian Pack
- Common Library (Included with any Just Trains route released after Newcastle to Edinburgh).
# Note that these products have their own individual requirements.
$ Included for assets that are used to recreate speed restrictions.
Huge thanks to the whole ATS team for their help and for hosting on www.alanthomsonsim.com , and to Alan Thomson and Dom Cazaux for testing the scenarios.
Thank you to all the developers whose creations have made these scenarios possible.
And finally, a big welcome to Josh Thorpe who has joined the WTT Scenarios team and helped enormously with material used in the construction of these scenarios, testing the scenarios, and re-designing the layout of the user manual.