5Z37 Bo’ness – Edinburgh / 1Z37 21.49 Edinburgh – Thurso “The Far North Explorer” (2017)

5Z37 Bo’ness – Edinburgh / 1Z37 21.49 Edinburgh – Thurso “The Far North Explorer” (2017)

29th April 2021 1 By Matt Carroll

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Hi, and thank you for downloading this 75 minute scenario for the fantastic Network Scot-East route.
To install, simply copy the enclosed ‘Content’ folder to your Railworks folder. This is a ‘Standard’ scenario and is named “[MJC] 1Z37 2149 Edinburgh – Thurso ‘The Far North Explorer’”

V1.1 Update 29/04/21 : Revised to match v1.1 of the route.

Summary
Departing late on Friday 2nd June, this marathon SRPS excursion travelled overnight to arrive in Thurso before 10am. It then departed after lunchtime to return to Edinburgh. Drive the empty coaching stock from the main line connection at Manuel to Edinburgh Waverley, via the Edinburgh Suburban line, before driving back to Linlithgow. Year: 2017
Set-up the cab, draw up to the exit signal and proceed once cleared. You will be taking the empty stock for this marathon tour to the Far North line into Edinburgh Waverley via the Edinburgh Suburban line. You will then return as far as the next passenger pick-up at Linlithgow.
Maximum speed is 80mph.
5Z37 Bo’ness to Edinburgh, GSMR code 542.
1Z37 Edinburgh to Thurso, GSMR code 471.

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

* From Alan Thomson Sim:
– Network ScotEast route phase 1 v1.1 or later https://alanthomsonsim.com/downloads/network-scoteast-phase-one/
– VTEC and LNER HST pack https://alanthomsonsim.com/?download=vtec-lner-hst-pack

* From Armstrong Powerhouse https://www.armstrongpowerhouse.com/ :
– Class 37 loco pack volume 1
– Class 37 loco pack volume 2
– Class 43 / Mark 3 Coach (MTU) enhancement pack (and associated requirements)
– Class 86 enhancement pack (and associated requirements)
– Class 158 (Cummins) enhancement pack (and associated requirements)
– Class 170 enhancement pack (and associated requirements)
– Mark 1 coach pack volume 1
– Mark 2D – 2F coach pack

* From Backdated Train Sim:
– SRPS Mark 1 / 2 reskin pack https://backdatedtrainsim.weebly.com/coaching-stock.html

* From Steam:
– EWS Class 67 loco pack https://store.steampowered.com/app/208369/Train_Simulator_EWS_Class_67_Loco_AddOn/
– Class 380 EMU pack https://store.steampowered.com/app/208353/Train_Simulator_ScotRail_Class_380_EMU_AddOn/

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/ :
– Class 90 Freightliner loco pack (static consist only)
– Class 91 enhancement pack (and associated requirements, static consist only)
– JNA-C wagon pack (static consist only)
– Sky and Weather enhancement pack.

* From Alan Thomson Sim:
– InterCity 225 VTEC / LNER pack https://alanthomsonsim.com/?download=intercity-225-lner-vtec-pack (static consist only)
– Class 220/221 (JT) updated consists by Leander (static consist only) https://alanthomsonsim.com/downloads/jt-class-220-221-no-driver-no-passengers-pack/

* From Just Trains:
– Voyager Advanced 2019 (static consist only) https://www.justtrains.net/product/voyager-advanced-2019

I do hope you enjoy this scenario.