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    Train handling and coupler stress

    What is the maximum Klbs the train can tolerate before a coupler break? And how best to reduce stress on the front of a long train? I tried running a 7K ton, 6500ft train East bound on Cajon, and the...
  2. Q457 (11hrs in Run8, but not one session)

    After setting up the work order, I started my day at around 5am at Taft West Yard. I think I got the designation current.

    https://i.postimg.cc/tnyJNy4k/screeny-2021-06-04-12-03-11.png

    Once...
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    Thank you Brad3816 and SurvivorSean. I wanted to...

    Thank you Brad3816 and SurvivorSean. I wanted to save a bunch of trains, but never thought about kind of creating my own spawn points. The game usually has good points for AI trains. However, when I...
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    Spawning saved Trains

    Is there a way to spawn saved trains without resetting the world? When you spawn a saved Train from the Load/Save screen, it spawns the train where you originally built it. Right now, I have to build...
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    Or of course just replace the industries config...

    Or of course just replace the industries config with those provided online, which is way simplier. I didn't realize the resources provided at the Depot.
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    @SurvivorSean: Yeah, I really dig A-Line and...

    @SurvivorSean: Yeah, I really dig A-Line and WayCross. A-Line has a ton of industries, and they not all match the map. So I am just configuring industries to match the maps and locals.
    ...
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    I think the problem was solved. The Depot.com has...

    I think the problem was solved. The Depot.com has maps of a lot of routes, detailing where things are. They are helpful, but Industries is a learning curve.

    https://www.thedepotserver.com/maps/
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    Industry Tags?

    Is there like an Industry tag similar to the MPTags or CarTags? It is very hard to figure out your bearings with industries, and plan your operation, even if you plan to service two or three...
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    Defect Detector

    I was running a high priority train from Jacksonville to Chicago.

    https://i.postimg.cc/zXRrzFss/CSX-Defect-Detector.jpg

    Along the way, I triggered a defect detector and didn't know what to do....
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    I'm a fan of Distant Signal and saw his video on...

    I'm a fan of Distant Signal and saw his video on Waycross. I haven't run into any issues with signals, but thanks for the info. I'll know what to do if I don't get clearance.

    I like the routes. I...
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    What does Hyrail add?

    I went all in and bought Waycross and A-Line. I downloaded and installed the files from the Hyrail website. I just don't understand what those files bring. The two routes are combined, but is there...
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    Derail and Congestion

    If you are going to spawn AI trains in sidings, be careful with the size and switches are aligned. In this case, my train was too long for the siding. The northern switch wasn't properly aligned. So...
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    Meets and Whistles

    I wanted a train simulator that gave me the option to setup meets between trains and routes with plenty of crossings. Run8 delivers.

    Z-Train outside of Barstow...
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    Run8 is a pretty good game. I like routes with a...

    Run8 is a pretty good game. I like routes with a lot of meets and crossings. WayCross and A-Line are right up my ally. I'm not spending hours playtesting an activity with AI Traffic. I spawn trains...
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    Its appreciated Brad3816. Run8 has a learning...

    Its appreciated Brad3816. Run8 has a learning curve. It is important to have a community willing to answer questions for new players. Run8 is a nice game, and I'm currently addicted.
  16. I've tried to change it. I downloaded the...

    I've tried to change it. I downloaded the template world, which comes poulated.
    https://easyupload.io/fr7rdj
  17. Yes. It doesn't change. I can hold right mouse...

    Yes. It doesn't change. I can hold right mouse button for as long as I want, when it releases the same message appears to manually unlock. It may be an issue with the particular world I am using.
  18. One is not aligned correctly, and I can't get it...

    One is not aligned correctly, and I can't get it to switch. I teleported to the switch, but don't see how to align it manually.

    https://imgur.com/DbfJTjt
  19. Interlocking Error: CALL MOW to manually throw switch?

    I'm getting this error on Seligman at Topock. One switch shows an E in red. When I click to set switch I get a message to call MOW to manually throw the switch. I don't know how its done, and the...
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    Thanks! It works! I spent more than two hours...

    Thanks! It works! I spent more than two hours trying to figure out how to just spawn trains.
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    Unlocking Spawn Points and Trains

    Is there a way to unlock all available spawn points and train types? For example, I don't have any spawn points available for the Seligman Subdivision. Its all greyed out. The same is true for AI...
  22. Thanks @Brad3816. I gradually getting the hang of...

    Thanks @Brad3816. I gradually getting the hang of it. The SoCal route population is a good file. It gives a singleplayer session more life.
  23. Saving/Loading Trains, Populating Yards and sidings.

    I am trying to populate sidings and yards to make gameplay more entertaining. I tried to populate a yard. The problem are:
    1. Tried saving static consists, but couldn't find them, even when I saved...
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    I downloaded the version you uploaded to...

    I downloaded the version you uploaded to TrainSim. I appreciate it. BNSF went with a lowkey approach to honoring fallen flags.
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    I purchased a lot of stuff from DieselsWest, but...

    I purchased a lot of stuff from DieselsWest, but I don't recall a membership request. Is this something new, or something I missed?
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