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  1. Awesome awesome awesome! I was seriously...

    Awesome awesome awesome! I was seriously considering doing this route myself at some point (albeit just the modern Distrito Acultzingo mountain portion) but very glad to see someone doing the whole...
  2. It's not to say that they are "cutting back"...

    It's not to say that they are "cutting back" power once they get to the mountains. CP just tends to put the bare minimum power on trains to get up their ruling (steepest) grades, often around 10 MPH...
  3. Have to agree with Vince here. I just looked a...

    Have to agree with Vince here. I just looked a Laggan Sub timetable from 2012, there is a list of VERY detailed rules regarding what to do if any emergency application occurs... On a loaded train...
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    Sounds like a cool project. I was not aware of...

    Sounds like a cool project. I was not aware of MILW using searchlights on the main, but perhaps I've seen pictures and I just didn't think about it.

    While it will take a bit more work, I would...
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    Hi everyone, Just FYI, this project is far...

    Hi everyone,

    Just FYI, this project is far from dead. The team at TrainSimulations was focusing on pushing out the OR version of Seligman, but it is clear to us that Mullan is one of the main...
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    In setting up dark territory meets, are there...

    In setting up dark territory meets, are there hidden signals, or truly no signals at all? Do you have to create passing paths, or just route the two opposing paths down the main, and the OR...
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    For the curious people out there wondering what...

    For the curious people out there wondering what has happened, a quick update. My last semester of college has been excruciatingly busy with many projects plus working an internship to have enough...
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    I agree my wording was rather unclear. When I...

    I agree my wording was rather unclear. When I said "we", I was referring to the community here on TrainSim.com, NOT TrainSimulations. I am in no position with regards to TrainSimulations to discuss...
  9. Geoff, I am not able to comment much, because...

    Geoff,

    I am not able to comment much, because I have not bought any of the packs with newer OR physics. I have run the Empire Builder Amtrak set and I don't recall it being wildly off on braking,...
  10. Is this braking issue solved for you by simply...

    Is this braking issue solved for you by simply increasing the brake charging rate, which is an option on the very first tab, "General" under options in the Open Rails Menu? Or is it more complex than...
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    There are a few no longer available, but a lot of...

    There are a few no longer available, but a lot of them are not grouped together with other old packs into a single package. We may be able to assist you if you can list specifically which ones you...
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    The signals and the distant mountains look great!...

    The signals and the distant mountains look great! Is it your intention to leave all of the nearby terrain as it is using aerial imagery, or eventually replace the textures right along the track with...
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    A Very Merry Christmas from Mullan Pass! :) I...

    A Very Merry Christmas from Mullan Pass! :) I hope everyone has a wonderful day today!
    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4633/38402379575_e73f247260_b.jpgOpen Rails 2017-12-24 09-57-59
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    Thanks everyone! :) FireEngine, the route is...

    Thanks everyone! :)

    FireEngine, the route is actually be designed specifically for Open Rails! It runs from Missoula, Montana to Helena, Montana, plus a short branch out of Helena, for a total of...
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    Austin, I am intentionally holding back a...

    Austin,
    I am intentionally holding back a release date for the route, so all I can say is "soon". Work on the route itself is probably around 98% complete at this point, but there are still a few...
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    Happy Thanksgiving everyone! This morning is...

    Happy Thanksgiving everyone! This morning is probably as good a chance as I will get to show what has been in the works lately! This is also my first attempt at embedding photos from Flickr, so...
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    Yeah, I saw that a few weeks ago, I just have not...

    Yeah, I saw that a few weeks ago, I just have not gotten around to moving to a new photo sharing website that still allows embedding photos.
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    Hi Borislav, Yes, progress has been ongoing...

    Hi Borislav,

    Yes, progress has been ongoing for the past few months, and in fact it has rapidly accelerated in the past couple weeks now that I am back at school, and have been getting all/most of...
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    Sticky: Glad to hear about the White Pass & Yukon Route,...

    Glad to hear about the White Pass & Yukon Route, and quite a few other recent postings! I'm posting this here just as information of what is in the works from me for those curious folks, hopefully...
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    As promised, here are some recent screenshots...

    As promised, here are some recent screenshots primarily focused on showing off the distant mountain terrain...

    The M-LAUPAS has just split its train apart and the head end has pulled ahead at...
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    Here is a demo load screen I made several months...

    Here is a demo load screen I made several months ago which shows the route map.
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    As for your question, first of all I'm not sure what you mean by the Blue Mountains in Idaho? The Blue...
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    Wow, the time sure has flown by. I don't have any...

    Wow, the time sure has flown by. I don't have any screenshots to share at the moment, but I will share a brief progress update.

    From December to about early May, there was almost zero progress on...
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    This is the proper method. Unfortunately I have...

    This is the proper method. Unfortunately I have had issues doing the "include" method so usually I just copy the entire .trk file into the OpenRails subfolder and at the entry to that file, keeping...
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    I find this topic to be very interesting, and I...

    I find this topic to be very interesting, and I have done quite a bit of locomotive comparison myself. Unfortunately finding reliable tractive effort comparisons for engines that are identical in all...
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    Some of the ones I know of: Swedish IORE...

    Some of the ones I know of:

    Swedish IORE (coupled sets of 2 locos, the info below is for a single locomotive)
    Starting TE: 600 kN
    Boost Mode TE: 700 kN
    axle loading: 33.1 US tons per axle
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