ORTS Route:

Name of Route: Rio Grande Southern V4

Version and Release Date: Ver 4.0 03/17/20

Description: The Rio Grande Southern Railroad, 3-foot gauge, from Ridgway to Durango and Telluride, CO, for Open Rails Train Simulator Only. An enhancement of Jonathan Lewis’ RGS V3. This route can be loaded in MSTS but you’re going to be hating life if you try to run it.

Installation Method: Download, copy & paste. MUST install to a new mini-route.

Size of Download: 3.12 GB compressed

Size of Installed Route: 8.02 GB

Reality & Era: This is a prototype route based on the operations and equipment of the RGS on July 3, 1936 – the date of the implementation of Supplement C to Time Table No. 3 (included in the Documents folder in the ROUTE folder).

Freight or Passenger: Both with passenger service by Motors (Galloping Geese).

Location: Southwest Colorado, USA, with 162 Miles of mainline, 12 Miles of branch line trackage. Runs from Ridgway, CO to Durango CO with branch lines to Telluride, CO and coal branches at Hesperus and Franklin Jct., CO. Single track, no signals.

Yards: Yard Limits are at Ridgway, Peak (Dallas Divide), Placerville, Vance Jct., Ophir, Lizard Head, Rico, Dolores, Glencoe, Mancos, Franklin Jct. and Durango, all in the State of Colorado.

Operational Turntables: Ridgway and Durango, CO.

Level of Trackside Details: Extensive, roads, carspawners, depots and outbuildings, towns of Ridgway, Placerville, Telluride, Pandora, Ophir Loop, Rico, Mancos, Hesperus and Durango.

FPS Specs: With Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit, Intel Core i7 3.6 Ghz, 16 GB DDR3 Memory, GeForce GTX 745 4 GB video, 450W PS, I get 70 to 100 FPS.

Activities Provided: 6

Rolling Stock: Provided; Locomotives, Motors, cabooses and freight cars.

Xtracks Required, Version: Yes – Provided via the Global folder.

Newroads Required, Version: Yes – Provided via the Global folder.

Tsection.dat, Build: Custom version provided within Global folder.

Payware or Freeware: Freeware.

Known Problems: Too many highly detailed structures and trains for MSTS.

Designer’s E-mail for more info: [email protected]