1S91 09.45 Blackpool North – Stranraer (1984)

1S91 09.45 Blackpool North – Stranraer (1984)

15th March 2021 5 By Matt Carroll

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Hi, and thank you for downloading this 35 minute scenario for the Northern Lines route from On-Track Simulation.
To install, simply copy the enclosed ‘Content’ folder to your Railworks folder. This is a ‘Standard’ scenario and is named “[MJC] 1S91 0945 Blackpool North – Stranraer”

Summary
On Saturdays in the Summer months, the stock off the night boat train to Stranraer was utilised to form an 01.30 Stranraer to Blackpool North service, returning at 09.45. This was timed well for the changeover of bed and breakfast accommodation for those on their week’s holiday. On a fine morning, drive the return working as far as Preston. At Preston AC power will take over for the journey to Carlisle, where another diesel will take over for the run to Stranraer. Year: 1984.

Please note, although 40150 was dual-braked and this stock was vacuum-braked, a limitation within the simulation means that you shall be running as an air-braked service.

Requirements
The following are required to ensure that the scenario functions correctly:

* From On-Track Simulation:
– Northern Lines V2 route https://www.ontracksimulation.com/northernlines.html

* From Steam:
– BR Class 101 DMU add-on https://store.steampowered.com/app/222579/Train_Simulator_BR_Class_101_DMU_AddOn/
– West Coast Main Line over Shap route https://store.steampowered.com/app/222613/Train_Simulator_West_Coast_Main_Line_Over_Shap_Route_AddOn/

* From Armstrong Powerhouse https://www.armstrongpowerhouse.com/ :
– Class 31 enhancement pack (and associated requirements).
– Class 37 locomotive volume 2
– Class 40 locomotive pack
– Class 86 enhancement pack (and associated requirements).
– Class 101/117/121 sound pack
– Mark 1 Coach Pack Volume 1
– Mark 2A-2C Coach Pack
– Mark 2D-2F Coach Pack

* From Vulcan Productions:
– Sealink BR Mark 1s https://www.vulcanproductions.co.uk/rollingstock.html
– BR Blue Class 47 Pack (pre 1985) and associated requirements https://www.vulcanproductions.co.uk/diesel.html

Optional Requirements
The following are NOT required to ensure that the scenario functions correctly, however they will add to the immersion:

* From Armstrong Powerhouse https://www.armstrongpowerhouse.com/ :
– Sky and Weather enhancement pack.

* From Steam:
– BR Blue Class 08 add-on livery and associated requirements (Static consists only) https://store.steampowered.com/app/275804/BR_Blue_Class_08_Addon_Livery/
– Woodhead Electric Railway in BR Blue (Static consists only) https://store.steampowered.com/app/678001/Train_Simulator_Woodhead_Electric_Railway_in_Blue_Route_AddOn/
– YLA Mullet wagon pack (Static consists only) https://store.steampowered.com/app/326043/TS_Marketplace_YLA_Mullet_Wagon_Pack/
– YQA Parr wagon pack (Static consists only) https://store.steampowered.com/app/326047/TS_Marketplace_YQA_Parr_Wagon_Pack/

I do hope you enjoy this scenario.