The ‘Tutorials’ Category

Great Western Express Signalling – A Brief Introduction

There are many intricate systems that train drivers have to master before being qualified to run out on the main, and none are more important than signalling. In principal, signalling exists as a system used to regulate and direct traffic…

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CSX Heavy Highball – A Guide to Signalling

There are many intricate systems that railroad engineers have to master before being qualified to run out on the main, and none are more important than signalling. In principal, signalling exists as a system used to regulate and direct traffic…

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Welcome to our new Train Simulator Website

Early Problems With the launch of the new site, there are some early problems we’ve noted and there is still work on-going in the background. Most of you will note that for now, all the articles are assigned to TrainSim-James. Don’t…

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Tutorial: Driving The Peppercorn

Driving any steam locomotive is more about feel than about knowing which valves and switches to operate. It’s about listening to your engine and understanding why she’s making the noises she’s making to understand how to take the appropriate action. In fact, being intimately familar with your engine…

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