A new set of pictures from the current game, for your eyes only. Let me start by announcing the addition of a few NewGRFs! I have updated to the Swedish Houses 1.0, but I also added two other house sets; Suburban Renewal Houses 0.11 and the UK Town set. In addition to those, I've added two NewGRFs for the trams in Höllviken - New Tram Tracks v0.4.1 and the Dutch Tram RC1 (r26). If you view this
routemap from earlier, the only addition is a southwestbound expansion from Sala to Billdal. Pictures of both those towns to come.
I will start, however, with a huge map. I've made it .jpeg to decrease the file size (the .png ended up being about 5.5 MB), so apologies in advance on a non-perfect image quality. The picture shows Höllviken and Gustavsberg in 1956. The town of Höllviken has undergone a massive infrastructure redesign, with tram tracks in the middle of large avenues. A motorway has also been constructed between Höllviken and the town of Västerfors, passing by the new International Airport outside Höllviken. Airplanes fly from Höllviken to Gävle, Ljungby and Sala. The Höllviken Airfield will remain in use for flights to Umeå. Large picture alert:
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The town of Nässjö was by-passed when the mainline was built in the late 19th century. Since quite a while back, however, it sees regular bus services (buses were recently upgraded to lighting quick Brill IC-41s) to Bålsta and regular commuter trains to Hallstahammar. The junction does look odd, I agree, but it does the trick very well. It looks pretty, I must say:
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The town of Sala, where expansion certainly has taken place. The airfield east of the town sees regular service with old Fokker F.VIIs, relocated here when the new airport in Höllviken opened. The station itself most often serves as a place for passengers to change trains since very few trains actually pass through Sala. They terminate here:
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