1Z77 09.13 Crewe – Cardiff Central (2003)

1Z77 09.13 Crewe – Cardiff Central (2003)

6th November 2020 1 By Matt Carroll

Hi, and thank you for downloading this 55 minute scenario for the unbranded version of the Welsh Marches route by Bossman Games.
To install, simply copy the enclosed ‘Content’ folder to your Railworks folder. This is a ‘Standard’ scenario and is named “[MJC] 1Z77 0913 Crewe – Cardiff Central”

It’s Saturday 23rd August 2003, and this afternoon Wales play England in a Rugby World Cup warm-up friendly match in Cardiff. Ian Riley’s 37197, and its stablemate 37038, are used regularly with Riviera Trains coaches on additional trains on the North and West route at this time. This train replaced the booked class 158 at Crewe on the 0833 from Manchester Piccadilly. The 158 has now been attached to the following train from Liverpool in order to strengthen it. You will be calling at Abergavenny, Pontypool & New Inn, Cwmbran, and Newport. You are in NRN area 040.

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

* From STEAM :
– Welsh Marches : Newport to Shrewsbury (unbranded) route add-on https://store.steampowered.com/app/1230279/Train_Simulator_Welsh_Marches_Newport__Shrewsbury_Route_AddOn/

* From Armstrong Powerhouse https://www.armstrongpowerhouse.com/ :
– Class 37 locomotive pack volume 2
– Class 43 (Valenta) / Mark 3 coach enhancement pack
– Class 150 DMU pack
– Class 158 (Cummins) enhancement pack (and associated requirements)
– Class 158 (Perkins) enhancement pack (and associated requirements)
– Mark 2A – 2C coach pack

* From Vulcan Productions :
– BR Class 37 2-tone Green 37197 ‘Riley and Son’ reskin 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 (Updated August 2020 to support this route, please re-download if necessary).

I do hope you enjoy this scenario.