Author Topic: A Newbie's First Layout, InterUrban Switching Services  (Read 4035 times)

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Re: A Newbie's First Layout, InterUrban Switching Services
« Reply #15 on: November 30, 2013, 04:55:49 PM »
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That's a really great observation and solution Gary.
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Re: A Newbie's First Layout, InterUrban Switching Services
« Reply #16 on: December 01, 2013, 11:49:57 PM »
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If at all possible, take the idea of wrapping the column in walls and making that industry #4 with a loading dock on the front thus opening up more space on the left for #5 and #6.

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Re: A Newbie's First Layout, InterUrban Switching Services
« Reply #17 on: December 03, 2013, 08:26:18 AM »
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I would definately make use of that column as part of a industry or a stand alone industry even if it did not get rail service.
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Re: A Newbie's First Layout, InterUrban Switching Services
« Reply #18 on: December 14, 2013, 02:21:31 AM »
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I have made some changes to the layout to reduce the switch cost and tried to use the less is more approach. I also incorporated some suggestions I have received along the way. The column will not be wrapped as an industry. Here is the latest revision. I am also including the file to play with on TrainPlayer. What do you think?

http://www.sykesweb.com/images/trainlayout/InterUrbanLayoutKatoR2.xml


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Re: A Newbie's First Layout, InterUrban Switching Services
« Reply #19 on: December 14, 2013, 03:14:21 AM »
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Unless there's a elevation change for Industries 5 and 6, or you just like switching puzzles, industry 6 could have it's own turnout.  I'd probably remove the right most turnout at industry 4 and make it a stub.  Then re-align the industry 5 track to remove the 'S' curve.


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Re: A Newbie's First Layout, InterUrban Switching Services
« Reply #20 on: December 14, 2013, 07:01:03 AM »
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Some food for thought.



There's a greater variety of industry size. The column serves as a large industry accessed from the siding along the back. The yard is angled to add interest.
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