Canadian Pacific MacTier Subdivision

Version 1.0 - June 17, 2010

Description: This 126 mile route represents the first (or last) leg of the journey between Toronto and Western Canada on the Candaian Pacific system. Also includes two shortlines that intersect the MacTier Subdivision: the Barrie-Collingwood Railway; a municipally owned short line and the South Simcoe Railway; a steam tourist line.

Yards: Lambton; Vaughan Intermodal Terminal; Spence; Utopia; MacTier.

Junctions: West Toronto Diamond - Intersection with CP Galt, CP North Toronto and CN Weston Subdivisions; Utopia - Intersection with BCRY Meaford Spur.

Highest point 288 m at top of Oak Ridges Moraine.

Lowest point 120 m at Lambton Yard.

Install: Unzip folder, copy and paste into Routes folder.

Download: 148 MB

Size of Installed Route: 359 MB

Prototypical Route

Level of Realism: Mileposts, roads, signals, track speeds all true to life. Track line and grade very accurate (less than 1% error in 126 miles of track). Tutorial on tracklaying technique to be released.

Freight and Passenger Route: Freight, very occasional passenger.

Era: 2008

Location: Southern Ontario; Toronto, York Region, Peel Region, Simcoe County, Muskoka District.

Length of Mainline: 126 miles

Length of Shortlines: 40 miles (BCRY 35 miles, SSR 5 miles)

Number of Sidings: 12

Number of Yards: 5

Mainline: Mostly Single Track, Passing sidings roughly 8000 ft every 10 to 15 miles. Short stretch of double track in Toronto.

Level of Trackside Detail: Moderate to high.

Amount of Scenery Completed: 100%, although generic in certain areas, especially Toronto.

Activities Provided: 10

Non-Default Consists or Rolling Stock Required in Activities:

Tsection.dat file used: Original Microsoft Release

Add ons required: Xtracks and Newroads

Freeware Route

Known Problems: Original Release was missing Consists, patch needs to be downloaded to rectify this.