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    Some comparative figures help distinguish British...

    Some comparative figures help distinguish British practice from U.S. practice ...

    The U.K. is approximately 2,000 square miles smaller than the U.S. state of Michigan, which, of course, is only...
  2. Thread: MBTA Red Line

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    Yep, me too! :cool: Cheers, Dave

    Yep, me too! :cool:

    Cheers,
    Dave
  3. I'm just finishing A2 and it has worked as...

    I'm just finishing A2 and it has worked as advertised. I got the same results with A1 as everyone else has specified. Before I began I ran the activities through Route_Riter, and it came up with the...
  4. The earlier version of the "TS Starter Route" is,...

    The earlier version of the "TS Starter Route" is, in fact, the same thing - activity wise - as the original version of the BNSF Scenic Sub sold by Streamlines. This iteration of their route was...
  5. Thread: RunOnRails.com

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    Concerning Edge vs. FireFox, I found that with...

    Concerning Edge vs. FireFox, I found that with Edge I had stutters quite a bit. With FireFox it was smooth as silk.

    Cheers,

    Dave
  6. Thanks, Bruce, best laugh of the day! :D ...

    Thanks, Bruce, best laugh of the day! :D

    Cheers,

    Dave
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    Hi Vince, Given that the number in question is...

    Hi Vince,

    Given that the number in question is so far off of what you'd ever find in that field, my best hunch is that a glitch happened when the file was packed into the executable and the...
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    Problem with NEC 4.0: solved after 17 years!

    Way back in June of 2003 this thread appeared asking for help concerning the CSX Setouts and Pickups activity that came supplied with the NEC v.4 route. Specifically, the OP reported that on his...
  9. Thread: RunOnRails.com

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    Ah, er, sorry to tempt you Mike, but this is from...

    Ah, er, sorry to tempt you Mike, but this is from the FAQ:

    "Content development: Before the end of this year a new scenery on Southwest U.S. will be available. Also more cars and, at least, one...
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    I too got a reply from the developer, concerning...

    I too got a reply from the developer, concerning a question I had re: the purported engine manual. I had wanted to see the braking and engine starting information. The very nice reply was that they...
  11. Thread: RunOnRails.com

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    I too took the plunge, last night, and basically...

    I too took the plunge, last night, and basically I haven't played anything else since subscribed. Sixteen bucks is indeed a pittance, and the sim turned out to be so much more than I had initially...
  12. Thread: Rolling Line

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    Until I ran across this thread I had no idea what...

    Until I ran across this thread I had no idea what "Rolling Line" was, and it caused me to look it up and its Workshop on Steam. What I found was a program that evidently appealed to a wide range of...
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    In the interest of brevity I didn't outline how I...

    In the interest of brevity I didn't outline how I handled the cuts in the two yards (Missoula and Garrison), but I too attempt a prototypical lashing up of the cars: I couple and uncouple manually,...
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    Hi Paul, I know of no "light" in ORTS that can...

    Hi Paul,

    I know of no "light" in ORTS that can be turned on at the end of a cut of cars. I do remember over on Elvas Tower that Dave Nelson opined that he'd like to see the ability of the brakeman...
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    Nope, wasn't going to bite this time ...

    That is, I wasn't going to buy yet another SLI/TS Rocky Mountain route - especially a single track one. I like trains, buddy - LOTS of trains - and I like them passing each other on opposing tracks...
  16. Hi Ged, Well I'm fairly certain that I'm the...

    Hi Ged,

    Well I'm fairly certain that I'm the ONLY Yank with all three of the routes/packages you mentioned, but in every case I have the Just Trains download version, not the CD version. And in...
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    Gentlemen, Thank you both for your informative...

    Gentlemen,

    Thank you both for your informative observations!

    Cheers,

    David
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    Hi Gerry, Et voila! 78968 As it turns...

    Hi Gerry,

    Et voila!

    78968

    As it turns out, it wasn't the .eng file I made, and changing the order of the Std_Eng link didn't make any difference. Further, adding that link to the...
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    Attached to this message is my OR-only,...

    Attached to this message is my OR-only, deconstructed engine file for the TrainSkinner BNSF SD70ACe #9335, along with the wagon- and engine-section include files.

    Again, thanks for looking and...
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    Here are some screenshots of that consist shown...

    Here are some screenshots of that consist shown in the Goku consist editor in action on the Surfliner route's LA yard:

    78962 78963 78964

    I've entered the Soo cab, jumped over to BNSF 9335's...
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    OR-only .eng file loading problem

    As I posted in another thread, I've been converting many of my models to OR-only status, for a couple of reasons: simplicity and cleanliness/tidiness. For example, here is a .wag file for one of the...
  22. Yes, it's version 1, so all of the old activities...

    Yes, it's version 1, so all of the old activities will work perfectly with it.

    Cheers,

    David
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    Just checked in the BNSF_SELIGMAN_GE_ENGINES...

    Just checked in the BNSF_SELIGMAN_GE_ENGINES folder, and sho 'nuff there are lines under the comment heading of "DPU Lighting." Will give this a test and if it works then I've just lost the last...
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    I've been in the process of cleaning out...

    I've been in the process of cleaning out redundant eng files myself, as well as applying Erick Cantu's methodology to freight cars that I first observed in his Gosskit retrofits. For example, by...
  25. Invisi (and some not so invisible) locos were...

    Invisi (and some not so invisible) locos were used by a number of North American activity designers; Ed Cook and Denis Gionet come to mind.

    For example, Ed used these to act as blockers in his...
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