2Y52 09:18 Wolverhampton to Northampton

2Y52 09:18 Wolverhampton to Northampton

25th July 2020 2 By The Trainspotter from Tauranga

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(Here is another scenario for the WCML South V5.3 route).

It’s a cold and rainy Sunday morning in the West Midlands, and under this ‘downpour’ you’ll take charge of Class 350 No. 350237 on a stopping service from Birmingham New Street; taking over from the previous driver that brought the unit in from Wolverhampton. You will drive this unit all the way to Northampton, stopping at the following stations on the way:

Adderley Park
Stetchford
Lea Hall
Marston Green
Birmingham International
Berkswell
Tile Hill
Canley
Coventry
Rugby
Long Buckby
Northampton

Duration – 68 minutes
Difficulty Level – Medium

Due to an unexpected issue with the signals and pathing, you will do ‘wrong line running’ between Rugby and the Daventry container terminal. Despite this, it’s still possible to make it too Northampton on time (if you run above the speed limit, that is).

This scenario requires the following DLC/third-party stuff:

(Steam)
Network Southeast Class 159
Portsmouth Direct Line – London Waterloo to Portsmouth
Virgin Trains Class 390 ‘Pendolino’ (discontinued)

(Alan Thomson Sim)
BH Class 390 Reskin Pack
Class 350 Cab & Pass View Patch
Manchester Stations to Huddersfield (for the ai-only Class 323)
Transport for Wales Class 158
WCML South V5.3

(Armstrong Powerhouse)
Class 158 (Perkins) Enhancement Pack
Class 350 Enhancement Pack
Class 390 Sound Pack (optional)

(Just Trains)
Voyager Advanced

(Major Wales Design)
Class 390 Avanti West Coast

(UKTrainSim)
TSTed Class 323 Reskin Pack (file id 39792)