Name of Route: Fonda Johnstown and Gloversville v2

Version and Release Date: v2 2019

Description: Version 2 July 2019

Installation Method: Self-extracting exe

Size of Download: 250 MB

Size of Installed Route: 296 MB in Open Rails, 350 MB in MSTS after the buffers are rebuilt.

Prototypical Operations; Shortline, Switching.

Freight or Passenger: Freight.

Era or Genre: Late-1970s, early 1980s.

Location: Upstate New York, USA that is.

Length of Mainline: 20 miles

Number of Sidings: Many.

Number of Yards: Several smaller.

Mixture of Dual and Single Track: Single track with passing sidings.

Level of Trackside Detail: High

Percentage of Scenery Completed: 100%

FPS Specs, with qualifiers: Mid-teens in populated areas, mid-forties out in the country, higher in some areas.

MSTS Setting:

Required the shortcut to include the extended memory switch: Just add the " -mem:1024" after the quotes in the properties of your shortcut in the Targer field, remember to include the space after the last quotation mark... like this:

"C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Games\Train Simulator\train.exe" -mem:1024

Open Rails Settings:

OPTIONS
GENERAL
Disable TCS Script CHECHED

VIDEO
Dynamic Shadows CHECKED
Shadows For All Objects CHECKED
Viewing Distance 3300 (m)

MSTS Note: The route does run in MSTS but the frame rates are low, some populated areas are down to single digets. Some areas get pretty rough when loading and unloading tiles. You will also see scenery spawn before your eyes. If you like the route you might want to consider giving Open Rails a try.

Activities Provided: 22 way freight totaling over 109 hours. Activities range from 3 1/2 to 6 1/2 hours, average activity is 5 hours.

Non-Default Consists or Rolling Stock Required in Activities: Yes, see required rolling stock list.

Add-In Track Sets: Have no idea what this would be.

Xtracks Required?, Version: v3.2

Newroads Required?, Version: v4.0

Tsection.dat Build: build_38

Payware or Freeware: Free. Custom objects restricted use. Free as a bird.

URL for More Information and Screenshots: Trainsim forum screenshots

Known Problems: Open Rails throws a Wheel Slip Over message while crossing some tile lines, changing cameras, ot turning a camera 180 degrees during clear weather but not during rain.

Where it can be downloaded: Trainsim.com

Extra information: Ask on Trainsim forum

Designer's e-mail for more info: [email protected]