Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Wordy Wednesday #117 - TT Ops Notes

A railroad's employee timetable is - not surprisingly - a treasure trove of operating detail. Here are some such notes for the Valley Line . . .

List of stations - natch - what does the "D" and "N" mean?

Speed Restrictions

What to do at the Middletown crossing with the Air Line

Siding capacities

Engine limits


  1. It is definitely one of the most important document to operate but also design a layout. Personally, they opened my eyes and I wish I had found them earlier. They really put in perspective the choice of towns, scenes, industries, motive power, schedules and operation parameters.

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