1Z94 07.10 London Euston – Manchester Piccadilly “The Pines Express” (2016)

1Z94 07.10 London Euston – Manchester Piccadilly “The Pines Express” (2016)

31st July 2022 4 By Matt Carroll

Hi, and thank you for downloading this 50 minute scenario for the West Coast Main Line South route by DTG.
To install, simply copy the enclosed ‘Content’ folder to your Railworks folder. This is a ‘Standard’ scenario, and is named “[MJC] 1Z94 0710 Euston – Manchester Piccadilly ‘The Pines Express’”.
Summary
The Pines Express was a famous titled train that ran between Manchester and Bournemouth via the Somerset & Dorset line. Today sees UK Railtours mark the 50th anniversary of the closure of the S&D route by running a train from Manchester to Bournemouth, albeit via Reading. The first leg of the tour involves a fast sprint from Euston behind 87002 “Royal Sovereign”. You are in charge of the first leg non-stop to Milton Keynes. Year: 2016
Requirements
The following are required to ensure that the scenario functions correctly:
* From Alan Thomson Sim:
– Caledonian Sleeper Mark 3A Sleeper pack by James Ivell (and associated requirements) https://alanthomsonsim.com/downloads/caledonian-sleeper-mk3-slep-pack/
– Class 220/221 (JT) Updated Consists by Leander https://alanthomsonsim.com/downloads/jt-class-220-221-no-driver-no-passengers-pack/
– West Coast Main Line South route version 5.3 (or later, if/when released), for the refurbished 1973 Underground stock included with the route. https://alanthomsonsim.com/?download=west-coast-mainline-south-v5-3

* From STEAM:
– WCML South London Euston – Birmingham route https://store.steampowered.com/app/1364033/Train_Simulator_WCML_South_London_Euston__Birmingham_Route_AddOn/
– WCML Over Shap route https://store.steampowered.com/app/222613/Train_Simulator_West_Coast_Main_Line_Over_Shap_Route_AddOn/
– Class 390 EMU (original S9BL version) https://store.steampowered.com/app/208343/Train_Simulator_Class_390_EMU_AddOn/

* Armstrong Powerhouse https://www.armstrongpowerhouse.com/ :
– Class 66 enhancement pack (and associated requirements)
– Class 86 enhancement pack (and associated requirements)
– Class 87 loco pack
– Class 90 Freightliner loco pack
– Class 350 enhancement pack (and associated requirements)
– Class 375/377/379 enhancement pack (and associated requirements)
– Mark 1 coach pack volume 1
– Mark 2D-2F coach pack
– FSA/FTA wagon pack

* From DP Simulation:
– Class 390 Virgin reskin by Horgy https://www.dpsimulation.org.uk/miscreskins.html (also included as additional stock with the ATS Chat Moss route).

* Just Trains:
– Voyager Advanced 2019 https://www.justtrains.net/product/voyager-advanced-2019

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.
– Class 319 EMU pack volume 1, static only
– Class 325 enhancement pack (and associated requirements), static only

* From STEAM:
– Settle to Carlisle route, static consists only https://store.steampowered.com/app/65255/Train_Simulator_Settle_to_Carlisle_Route_Addon/

Credits:
Huge thanks to Thomas King for testing this scenario in its development stages.

I do hope you enjoy this scenario.