[SC] 1D81 Manchester Piccadilly – Holyhead

[SC] 1D81 Manchester Piccadilly – Holyhead

14th November 2021 2 By Strangechris

[SC] 1D81 Manchester Piccadilly – Holyhead

Route: ATS Chat Moss
Route Covered: Manchester Piccadilly – Warrington Bank Quay
Traction: Virgin Trains Class 57/3 + Ex-Virgin Trains Mk2 set
Date: March 2006
Time at start: 1735
Weather at start: Sunset
Duration: 40 minutes
Difficulty: 3/5

To cover for unavailable units, Arriva Trains Wales hired in loco-hauled stock for over a year in 2005-6. Running between Holyhead and Manchester the service was formed of Virgin Trains Class 57/3 with ex-Virgin Trains Mk2 stock. Today you’re in charge of the evening extra peak run from Manchester to Holyhead, running as far as Warrington Bank Quay. Traffic is very busy so keep an eye on signals as you head west.

Requirements are listed below (links to all are contained within the manual):
AP Sky/Weather pack
AP Class 37 vol. 2
AP Class 90/Mk3
AP Class 142
AP Class 150/2
AP Class 156
AP Class 66 Enhancement pack
AP Class 86 Enhancement pack
AP Class 150/1 Enhancement pack
AP Class 158/159 Cummins Enhancement pack
AP Class 158 Perkins Enhancement pack
AP Class 170 Enhancement pack
AP Class 175 Enhancement pack 2.0
AP Class 325 Enhancement pack
AP Mk2D-F coach pack
AP FSA/FTA wagon pack
AP HKA/JMA wagon pack
AP MGR wagon pack

ATS Chat Moss
ATS Class 185

DTG Cross City with OLLI35 ex-FNW reskin (on ATS)
DTG South Wales Coastal (unbranded)
DTG Class 150/1

JT Class 20 (with RHTT wagons)
JT Class 60 with BH reskins pack (for Colas)
JT Class 221 Voyager 2019

Oovee Class 57 Freightliner with Vulcan Production Virgin Trains Class 57/3 reskin

PenninePacer Manchester Stations to Huddersfield (for Tram)

RSC Settle Carlisle
RSC Class 66 EWS
RSC Class 66 Freightliner
RSC Class 86
RSC Class 159
RSC Class 325

Thomson Class 170

S9BL Class 390 with Horgy ‘Virgin’ reskin