1X37 08.43 Leeds City – Workington Main “The Solway Ranger” v1.1 (1964)

1X37 08.43 Leeds City – Workington Main “The Solway Ranger” v1.1 (1964)

26th March 2021 7 By Matt Carroll

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Hi, and thank you for downloading this 60 minute scenario for the fabulous Stainmore, Shap and Eden Valley route from Steam Sounds Supreme.
To install, simply copy the enclosed ‘Content’ folder to your Railworks folder. This is a ‘Standard’ scenario and is named “[MJC] 1X37 0843 Leeds City – Workington main ‘The Solway Ranger’”

v1.1 released 04/05/21, no longer uses a rolling start following reported routing issues.

Summary
On 13th June 1964, drive Rebuilt Merchant Navy 35012 “United States Lines” between just north of Carnforth, and Penrith hauling a railtour organised by the West Riding branch of the Railway Correspondence and Travel Society.
Having run via Skipton to Carnforth, 35012 can now prepare to do battle with the climbs non-stop to Penrith. As Southern Region loco tenders are not equipped with water scoops, you will not be able to top-up from Dillicar troughs.
At Penrith, a pair of 2MT 2-6-0s will take the train forward to Workington via Keswick. The train will later visit the Silloth branch with two preserved Scottish locos, GNSR no.49 ‘Gordon Highlander’, and Caledonian Railway no.123. 35012 will later haul the train from Carlisle back to Leeds City via the Settle & Carlisle line.

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

* From Steam Sounds Supreme:
– Stainmore, Shap and Eden Valley route https://steamsoundssupreme.com/stainmore-shap-eden-valley.html
– ‘Salmon’ Bogie Flat Wagon Pack https://steamsoundssupreme.com/salmon-bogie-flats-wagon-pack.html

* From Armstrong Powerhouse https://www.armstrongpowerhouse.com/ :
– Mark 1 Coach Pack Volume 1

* From Bossman Games https://www.bossmangames.co.uk/london-midland-scottish-railway.html :
– BR Rebuilt Merchant Navy Class
– LMS Stanier Class 8F 2-8-0
– LMS Stanier Class 5 ‘Black 5’ (also available from Steam)
– LMS 5XP Jubilee Class
– LMS 6P Rebuilt Patriot Class

* From Just Trains:
– Common Library (included with any Just Trains route released after Newcastle to Edinburgh).

* From Steam:
– BR Standard Class 2MT Loco https://store.steampowered.com/app/222556/Train_Simulator_BR_Standard_Class_2MT_Loco_AddOn/
– Fowler 4F Loco https://store.steampowered.com/app/24070/Train_Simulator_Fowler_4F_Loco_AddOn/
– European Loco and Asset Pack (included with many earlier releases of TS) https://store.steampowered.com/app/208300/Train_Simulator_European_Loco__Asset_Pack/

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.

I do hope you enjoy this scenario.