Name of Route: North Coast Railroad v3.1

Version and Release Date: V3.1, released 1/26/14

Description: This route is based on a railway in Northern California, the Northwestern Pacific Railroad, later operated by the North Coast Railroad. It contains the stretch of track starting from the south at Willits and ending north beyond the city of Eureka. The railroad passes through mountainous terrain along the Eel River and also serves several small cities and towns.

Installation Method: Manual unzip. First install version 3.0 of the route, then install the version 3.1 update. Run a batch file to complete the update. Follow the instructions in readme.txt.

Size of Download: 387 MB for version 3.0 (6 ZIP files), 72 MB for version 3.1 update

Size of Installed Route: 740 MB

Prototypical or Freelance Operations: Prototypical

Freight or Passenger: Both

Era or Genre: 1970s-1998

Location: Northern California, USA

Length of Mainline: 163 miles

Length of Branches: 14 miles

Number of Branches: 2

Number of Sidings: 21 passing sidings

Number of Yards: 4 yards - Eureka, Willits, small yards at Arcata and Scotia

Mixture of Dual and Single Track: All single track, with passing sidings

Level of Trackside Detail: Sidings, platforms, mileposts. No signals as in prototype.

Amount of Scenery Completed: 100%

Activities Provided: 5 optional activities

Non-Default Consists or Rolling Stock Required in Activities:
NCR3779.zip - NCR #3779 GP9
NCR3857.zip - NCR #3857 GP9
CCT70.zip - CCT #70 GP7
sp60flat.zip - SP flat cars (both loaded and unloaded)
SPDAYLT.zip - SP Daylight trainset (needed for Daylight passenger coaches)
EUKA31.zip - Eureka Southern #31 GP38
EUKA51.zip - Eureka Southern caboose
amr102.zip - Arcata & Mad River 44 tonner

Add-In Track Sets: 250 m radius curves

Tsection.dat file used: Tsection.dat in 250m_crv.zip (included with route), or any version of the standardized tsection.dat

Payware or Freeware: Freeware. Custom objects restricted use.

Known Problems: Track database boundary causes "Great White Void" problem when traveling northbound at one point.

Where is can be downloaded: www.trainsim.com