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Cima Sub Template, Completed and currently tested
dgionet
post Jul 23 2017, 03:47 PM
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Hello to all,

It has been a while since the last post more than a month ago. Although I have been silent in the forum, I have been working slowly through the current project and have finished most of the work. It is now in testing mode. It has 13 templates and about 130 serviceable sidings. Templates include two mainline runs (EB & WB) with minimal pickups between the BNSF Barstow and UP Arden ( Las Vegas) Yards. Also included a few locals and many switching templates.

Other than the 9 freeware required downloads from Trainsim, there will be also two payware packs from Trainsimulations.net: The UP on Green River and the Scenic Sub packs since the route includes sections from both Railroads. Both packs have been formerly used in previous templates. Timeframe will be in the 2000+ era.

Benny will be testing the whole template package. Thanks again Benny! The package has been done with Open Rails in mind. The way to run the template is slightly different than with MSTS. For example, in the switching templates, most the paths are very short; it will be recommended to toggle the signalling to Manual mode (Ctrl+M). Otherwise, the emergency brake will be activated. Also it will be necessary to check your switches ahead and adjust to allow smooth passing to avoid your emergency brakes to be triggered.

Also a first for me, the images shown today come from a different image provider, Flickr. Since Photobucket imposed a fee to allow third party web hosting, I have changed image providers. Images shown are from the WB template, one local servicing the PGE facilities, one from the EB Template and a few from the Yermo yards area.

The images:

CIMASubTemplateImage1 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage4 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage2 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage5 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage3 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage6 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage7 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage8 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage9 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

Will be posting later as testing progresses


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dgionet
post Aug 7 2017, 05:41 PM
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Hello to all,

Continuing with testing of the templates. Although progress is slow, there is a lot of tweaking done to improve each one of them.

Here are screens of different SLG-generated activities, including switching, local and mainline runs. There are helper units at Balch (EB) and Calada (WB) to help tackle the Cima Hill and its average 2.2% grade.

CIMASubTemplateImage10 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage11 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage12 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage13 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage14 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage15 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage16 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage17 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage18 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

WIll update later as it progresses


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dgionet
post Yesterday, 08:53 AM
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Hi to all,

Here are images from the completed WB local template between Las Vegas and Yermo

CIMASubTemplateImage19 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage20 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage21 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage22 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage23 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage24 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage25 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage26 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage27 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

CIMASubTemplateImage28 by Denis Gionet, sur Flickr

WIll update later


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