UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by Redirect Left » 26 Jul 2008 22:21

Does UKRS work in Sub-tropical, I've had a play around with it, but not got it to co-operatate, perhaps I am missing a value or something in my cfg...?

EDIT: found some parameters at http://www.pikkarail.com/ttdp/ukrs/download.htm, but no mention of sub tropical :(
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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by Dave » 26 Jul 2008 22:39

It's worked for me on TTDP.

I believe there's another one called UKRS (A Place in the Sun) or something.

It's on Pikka's livejournal?
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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by Redirect Left » 26 Jul 2008 22:44

Dave Worley wrote:It's worked for me on TTDP.

I believe there's another one called UKRS (A Place in the Sun) or something.

It's on Pikka's livejournal?
I'll go investigate that, if find his livejournal (a link would be helpful, might save a bit of time looking around, no idea where it would be personally xD) I'm also using OpenTTD, if that makes a difference?

ack, nevermind, I found it: http://users.tt-forums.net/pikka/wiki/i ... in_the_Sun
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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by Keyoke » 28 Jul 2008 11:18

Ameecher wrote:The class 20 is included, that's what the Type 1 is in the set.
It was a replacement when it goes obsolete in 2000 or so that I was hoping for :). If the lack of a replacement is intentional then I can work around it.

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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by Ameecher » 28 Jul 2008 11:39

Well that's what I was saying, in reality there is no replacement to the class 20 in real life. The few services that need a loco of that type just keep the 20s soldiering on.
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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by Dave » 28 Jul 2008 12:52

There are still 20s today, well over 50 years old.

And they're still bloody good!
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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by DanMacK » 28 Jul 2008 13:52

The Class 20 is basically the GP9 of the UK. Versitile, easily rebuildable, found pretty much anywhere and older than dirt... lol

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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by Dave » 28 Jul 2008 17:23

Sadly not found quite as anywhere as they used to be, but these things were much more common in the mid-90s when they were still, even then, as old as dirt!

I love the 20s merely for the style and how they work, and I hope they can bring more than a few to preservation.
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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by richk67 » 29 Jul 2008 12:28

Yeah, I have fond memories of watching a quintuple-20-headed MGR train in South Wales in the early 1980s. Quite incongruous, when 2 class 37s could have done the job. I guess none were available that day.
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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by Dave » 29 Jul 2008 16:32

It's the over-cautiousness of DRS that amuses me - clearly they're not always sure things will work on their ancient 20s and 37s so for the sake of one nuclear flask they'll have 3x20+2x37+wagon

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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by PikkaBird » 30 Jul 2008 05:23

Dave Worley wrote:It's the over-cautiousness of DRS that amuses me
I imagine their contractual penalty for a flask train breaking down is astonishing...

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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by EXTspotter » 30 Jul 2008 09:11

And that they have a load of (seemingly) Octogenarian trains. The breakdown stats can't be that good.
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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by Dave » 30 Jul 2008 12:07

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Dave Worley wrote:It's the over-cautiousness of DRS that amuses me
I imagine their contractual penalty for a flask train breaking down is astonishing...
Bwaha. Fair point. The idea is that you'll never see a DRS flask train on it's own. Which is good because the 20s are crap on their own!
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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by TrueTenacity » 29 Sep 2008 19:09

Is there any other maglev vehicle after the siemens transrapid?

preferrably a configurable one...
I'm not saying there should be a capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?

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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by Ameecher » 29 Sep 2008 22:07

No, there isn't.
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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by Brianetta » 30 Sep 2008 22:48

Ameecher wrote:No, there isn't.
Except for the goods one....
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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by TrueTenacity » 01 Oct 2008 05:47

Does anyone know of a train set that has configurable passenger and freight maglev trains?
I'm not saying there should be a capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself?

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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by Dave » 01 Oct 2008 15:00

TrueTenacity wrote:Does anyone know of a train set that has configurable passenger and freight maglev trains?
Why? Which MagLev system do you know of that transports freight?
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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by richk67 » 01 Oct 2008 15:22

Dave Worley wrote:
TrueTenacity wrote:Does anyone know of a train set that has configurable passenger and freight maglev trains?
Why? Which MagLev system do you know of that transports freight?
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Re: UKRS v3.04 and UKRS industries v2.01 (20th of Jan)

Post by michael blunck » 01 Oct 2008 15:54

richk67 wrote: Not everyone is a "realism" player... some of us actually play for fun.
Well, first define "realism" and then "fun". 8)

Because I think we´ve been already through the first one, let´s concentrate on the latter. IMO, it´s no "fun" to play with "unstructured objects" like the original TTD vehicles were. Not only do they lack variety from a graphical POV, but they´re all uniform with regards to their possible field of application.

In contrast, in the newer train sets, you´ll find incomparably more variety, part of this being the "restriction" that you´re not allowed to transport cattle and coal by maglev.

Needless to say that only jerks would feel something as "limitation" which really is an aquired taste. :P

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