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    I believe they are still using the Westinghouse...

    I believe they are still using the Westinghouse in the US for freights but stand to be corrected.Much more skill required with it,especially with long trains.I was merely comparing UK to US...
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    But I was being paid for that ! The fun (I mean...

    But I was being paid for that ! The fun (I mean that) was train handling;maybe not as skillful as US Engineers because we have a better braking system and shorter trains,but heading 22x100t pf AVGAS...
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    Thank you for the constructive reply,Sean.I have...

    Thank you for the constructive reply,Sean.I have the TS "starter route" but still do not like it.I do not understand why it has to be so complicated.I do not like the restrictive views,I miss the...
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    I should really like Mullan Pass (I have several...

    I should really like Mullan Pass (I have several DVDs of the MRL),but that does not fit that bill.The rest,I have virtually all apart from the Rock Island and Milwaukee products,they are OR and I...
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    I would buy something if it were for msts !

    I would buy something if it were for msts !
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    I tried making playable activities,but just could...

    I tried making playable activities,but just could not get AI trains to pass the player train and I have no intention of playing any activity with no AIs and have no intention of just leaving static...
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    I ditched the route because of the absence of...

    I ditched the route because of the absence of signals and the problems it causes.The simple answer would be to have signals but "buried" which I understand is not difficult.
  8. As far as I am concerned all I want to do is...

    As far as I am concerned all I want to do is drive a train from A to B,especially those I drove in the RW,maybe a little shunting (real world shunting (switching) is pretty boring and repetitive),see...
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    Context is by far the best as it assists in...

    Context is by far the best as it assists in finding errors in the brackets ( and ) i.e not a matching number of same.
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    If the running rails were not covered in crap,why...

    If the running rails were not covered in crap,why was there a loss of adhesion !
    I did not point the finger at the driver,I am very sympathetic towards him as I feel he was let down by those...
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    But they clean the treads,something discs never...

    But they clean the treads,something discs never can do,especially on older units with EP brakes.I am very sorry for the driver involved,let down by Notwork Rail and his employers for not insisting on...
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    I cannot understand why they still do not have...

    I cannot understand why they still do not have some clasp brakes on modern units.Yes,extra cost,but wheel turning is expensive and is needed during the leaf fall season because of flats caused by...
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    Manual,automatic and semi automatic.I understand...

    Manual,automatic and semi automatic.I understand that the Salisbury panel was "getting on a bit".As I said the only non fail safe parts of the railway are the humans.All signalling should be fail...
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    The first train was still on the junction and at...

    The first train was still on the junction and at an angle to the train which collided with it which was deflected to the right.You can see the kink in the outer rail of the right hand double track...
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    As usual,confused reports and speculation about...

    As usual,confused reports and speculation about the cause.The pictures tell me the SWT train ran into the rear of the GWR service.The speed limits are different (50 for the SWT and 20 for the GWR)...
  16. Will virtual box run on XP ?

    Will virtual box run on XP ?
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    Mission accomplished ! Thanks to everyone who...

    Mission accomplished ! Thanks to everyone who helped.
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    As I understand (and operated them) US/Canadian...

    As I understand (and operated them) US/Canadian built locos have shaft driven compressors because they use the Westinghouse brake system (whereas we use the superior PBL EP brake) and trains are...
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    Thank you for that,I will have a look at it.

    Thank you for that,I will have a look at it.
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    That was what I was aiming to do,and felt the new...

    That was what I was aiming to do,and felt the new installation needed to have the BIN patch already on the base installation,as I have several MSTS mini route installations e.g UK modern routes,UK...
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    Thank you,Ged,just what I was looking for.

    Thank you,Ged,just what I was looking for.
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    I have all the update files ,but still wondering...

    I have all the update files ,but still wondering in which order to install them although my disc seems to install everything,but still going to install those updates !
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    From the disc.I suspect I got the path wrong,my...

    From the disc.I suspect I got the path wrong,my eyesight not so good these days,I missed the space and it is so long since I installed BIN ! I am looking for the file which provides the popup when...
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    Problem installing bin on WIN 7 professional

    I am trying to install MSTS as a backup for my original installation on another 7 machine but do not seem able to get BIN installed.
    Which version should I use,and do I need to modify the original...
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    Does the computer need to be connected to the...

    Does the computer need to be connected to the internet to play using 1.4 ?
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