[SC] 1K39 Birmingham New Street – Crewe

[SC] 1K39 Birmingham New Street – Crewe

19th May 2021 2 By Strangechris

[SC] 1K39 London Euston – Crewe

Route: WCML Midlands & Northwest Phase 3
Route Covered: Birmingham New Street – Crewe
Traction: Freightliner Powerhaul Class 90 + Virgin Trains MK3 ‘Pretendolino’
Date: April 2009
Time at start: 2025
Weather at start: Fair Cloud
Duration: 70 minutes
Difficulty: 2/5

Dubbed the ‘Pretendolino’, Virgin Trains’ hired in Mk3 + DVT set (WB64) was used to cover stock shortages between 2009 and 2014. Freightliner were contracted to provide the Class 90 to haul the set. This evening you pick up the evening London Euston – Crewe service at Birmingham New Street and take it through to Crewe. Traffic is heavy around Wolverhampton and Stafford but will get lighter as the evening goes on.

Requirements (links to all are contained within the manual):
AP Sky/Weather pack
AP Class 37 Vol 1
AP Class 90/Mk3
AP Class 90 Freightliner
AP Class 90 GEML (on Steam)
AP Class 66 Enhancement Pack
AP Class 86 Enhancement Pack
AP Class 158 Perkins Enhancement Pack
AP Class 170 Enhancement Pack
AP Class 350 Enhancement Pack
AP Class 92 Sound Pack
AP Mk2 D-F coach pack
AP Mk2 DBSO coach pack
AP FSA/FTA wagon pack
AP JNA-C wagon pack

BMG Black Five

DTG Chatham Main and Medway Valley Lines (for wagons)
DTG Birmingham Cross City
DTG Portsmouth Direct line

James Ivell Cab and Pass View Patch (on ATS)

JT Voyager 2019
JT RHTT (comes with Class 20 Collection)

Major Wales Virgin Trains Pretendolino reskin

Oovee Class 57 Freightliner
Oovee MJA (comes with Class 70) (with GBRf reskin from DPSimulations)

RSC Class 66 EWS
RSC Class 66 Freightliner
RSC Class 86
RSC Class 92
RSC Class 159

S9BL Class 390 with Horgy ‘Virgin’ reskin (from DPSimulations)

Thomson Class 170

Vulcan Productions Class 57/3 Virgin AND Arriva reskins