2F39 14:42 London Waterloo to Guildford

2F39 14:42 London Waterloo to Guildford

22nd August 2020 3 By The Trainspotter from Tauranga

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Here’s a scenario for the Portsmouth Direct Line. Not the original from 2010 (obviously), but rather the more recent extended version that goes all the way to London.

On a cloudy Sunday afternoon, you’ll take charge of a South Western Railway service from London Waterloo to Guildford. This service runs via Surbiton, Weybridge and Woking instead of the usual Effingham Junction route, and it is formed of two Class 455/8 units.

Even though it’s a Sunday, the railway out of Waterloo is still fairly busy. As such, you’ll pass a sizeable number of trains on your journey. Despite the busy line, you’ll have a clear run all the way to Guildford.

You will call at the following stations on the way to Guildford:

Vauxhall
Clapham Junction
Earlsfield
Wimbledon
Surbiton
Esher
Hersham
Walton-on-Thames
Weybridge
Byfleet & New Haw
West Byfleet
Woking
Worplesdon
Guildford

Duration – 68 minutes
Difficulty Level – Medium

The DLC and 3rd-party requirements for this scenario are as follows:

(Steam)
Class 455/9 EMU
London to Brighton
Network Southeast Class 159
Portsmouth Direct Line – London Waterloo to Portsmouth
South London Network
Southern Class 455/8

(Alan Thomson Sim)
*Class 455 SWR Branding*
*Class 456 SWR Branding and Destinations*
Class 455 Texture Patches (optional, but highly recommended)
Desiro City Pack – Class 700/707/717

(Armstrong Powerhouse)
Class 158/159 (Cummins) Enhancement Pack
Class 444/450 Enhancement Pack
Class 456 Electric Multiple Unit Pack

(Just Trains)
Western Mainlines (for the Ai-only S stock)

(SimVue)
SWR Desiro City Twin Pack

(Superalbs)
Class 377/6 and 377/7 Southern

(UKTrainSim)
Croydon Tramlink CR4000 (file id 27013)

*The SWR branding packs for the 455 and 456 don’t appear to be available anymore. I think I downloaded them from TrainSimDesigns when that website was still live*.