Midland Main Line: Nottingham-Lincoln Extension

Compatibility: Train Simulator 2022

This product has been released, you can find out more on the product page

This 36-mile Train Simulator route links Nottingham with the picturesque city of Lincoln via Newark-on-Trent and lets you drive from Nottingham to Lincoln as well as from Newark Northgate to Lincoln. The route is Quick Drive enabled and includes 15 detailed stations along with numerous new custom assets along the length of the route.

15 Standard scenarios which require additional payware add-ons are included as well as 12 scenarios which only require the default Train Simulator stock.

This route requires that the Just Trains Midland Main Line: Sheffield-Derby route AND the Midland Main Line: Derby-Nottingham-Leicester Extension are installed for it to work correctly.

The route will also be available soon as a separate route for Train Simulator which does not require any additional route add-ons.

STATIONS

  • Nottingham
  • Netherfield (on the branch line to Grantham)
  • Carlton
  • Burton Joyce
  • Lowdham
  • Thurgarton
  • Bleasby
  • Fiskerton
  • Rolleston
  • Newark Castle
  • Newark North Gate
  • Collingham
  • Swinderby
  • Hykeham
  • Lincoln

FEATURES TO LOOK OUT FOR ON THE ROUTE

Landmark buildings and other features of interest have been modelled along the length of the route – these are some of them, listed in the order you’d see them when driving from Nottingham to Lincoln:

  • Colwick Woods Court
  • Netherfield Junction
  • Forterra building supplies
  • Fiskerton Junction signal box
  • Staythorpe Crossing box
  • Staythorpe Power Station
  • Staythorpe Viaduct
  • Newark Castle
  • Newark auction house
  • Newark British Sugar
  • Nether Lock Viaduct
  • Newark flat crossing
  • Swinderby signal box
  • Lindum building
  • Boultham Junction
  • Lincoln Signalling Control Centre
  • West Holmes Junction
  • Lincoln University
  • Brayford Pool
  • East Holmes signal box
  • Lincoln Castle
  • Lincoln High Street signal box
  • Lincoln Cathedral
  • Lincoln central bus station
  • Siemens energy works
  • Pelham Street Junction
  • Stagecoach bus depot sidings

SCENARIOS

15 Standard scenarios are included which require additional payware content.

12 scenarios are included which only require default Train Simulator stock and the European Loco and Asset pack; these are prefixed with [Default].

Here’s a list of all the add-ons required to operate those scenarios which require additional payware stock.


Just Trains

  • Midland Main Line: Derwent Valley Line
  • Midland Main Line: Erewash Valley
  • Class 222 Advanced 2019
  • Voyager Advanced 2019
  • Class 60 Advanced
  • Class 153 DMU Advanced
  • BR 7MT Advanced
Steam

  • BR Class 170 ‘Turbostar’ DMU Add-On
  • Network SouthEast Class 159 DMU Add-On
  • EWS Class 66 v2.0 Loco Add-On
  • Freightliner Class 70 Loco Add-On
  • Welsh Marches: Newport - Shrewsbury Route Add-On
  • Settle to Carlisle Route Add-On
  • InterCity Class 91 Loco Add-On
  • LNER BR Class 43 ‘High Speed Train’ Remastered Loco Add-On
  • Freightliner Class 66 v2.0 Loco Add-On
Armstrong Powerhouse

  • Class 156 Diesel Multiple Unit Pack
  • Class 168/170/171 Enhancement Pack
  • Class 158/159 (Cummins) Enhancement Pack
  • Class 43 (VP185)/Mk3 Enhancement Pack
  • Class 66 Enhancement Pack
  • Class 37 Locomotive Pack Vol. 2
  • FSA/FTA Wagon Pack
  • Class 37 Locomotive Pack Vol. 1
  • Class 158 (Perkins) Enhancement Pack
  • Class 150/2 Diesel Multiple Unit Pack
  • Class 43 (MTU)/Mk3 Enhancement Pack
  • TDA-D Wagon Pack
  • Mk1 Coach Pack Vol. 1
  • JNA-C Wagon Pack
  • Class 91/Mk4 Enhancement Pack
Bossman Games

  • LMS 6P Rebuilt Royal Scot Class

Standard scenarios requiring additional payware add-ons

[NL] [DV] 2A46 14:39 Newark Castle – Matlock
Drive a single Class 153 DMU from Newark Castle to Matlock.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 110 minutes

[NL] [DV] 2N31 10:37 Matlock – Newark Castle
Drive 158773 from Matlock to Newark Castle working 2N31.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 110 minutes

[NL] 2L60 10:36 Lincoln – Leicester
Take control of the 10:36 East Midlands Trains service to Leicester.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 100 minutes

[NL] 2L75 15:30 Leicester – Sleaford
Drive an East Midlands Trains Class 156 working 2L75 from Leicester to Lincoln.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 110 minutes

[NL] 4E04 14:17 Ratcliffe Power Station – Humber International Terminal
Drive 66148 from Ratcliffe Power Station to Lincoln with a rake of empty wagons bound for Humber International Terminal. Your maximum permitted speed on this working is 75 MPH.
Difficulty: Medium/Hard
Duration: 90 minutes

[NL] 6M00 14:30 Humber – Kingsbury
Drive 66098 from Lincoln to Nottingham, where a crew change will take place.
Difficulty: Medium/Hard
Duration: 65 minutes

[NL] [EVL] 1Z10 09:17 Sheffield to Lincoln
Drive 43081+43045 between Sheffield and Lincoln on 1Z10.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 120 minutes

[NL] [EVL] 1Z17 16:22 Lincoln to Sheffield
Drive 43045+43081 between Lincoln and Sheffield on 1Z17.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 120 minutes

[NL] 1B21 07:04 Lincoln to St Pancras International
Drive a Class 222 between Lincoln and Leicester on 1B21, coupling to another unit at Nottingham.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 85 minutes

[NL] 1Z13/1Z14 Lincoln to Newark Shuttle
Drive 43045+43081 to Newark Northgate on 1Z13, then return to Lincoln with 1Z14.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 55 minutes

[NL] 1D94 20:34 St Pancras to Lincoln
Drive 222007 between Leicester and Lincoln as the sun sets on 1D94. Good evening driver! First, release the doors and set up the cab here at Leicester. You'll be calling at Nottingham, Lowdham, Fiskerton, Newark Castle, Collingham, Swinderby, Hykeham and finally Lincoln.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 90 minutes

[NL] 5Z11/1Z12 Lincoln to Nottingham Shuttle
Good morning, driver. Today the Christmas markets are taking place in Lincoln. You have been tasked with using this High Speed Train set to run an additional service to help with capacity. First, prepare your cab ready for departure here at Lincoln. You'll be running empty to Nottingham and will then return with 1Z12 which is a non-stop run between Nottingham and Lincoln. Have a safe trip!
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 115 minutes

[NL]1Z45 The Robin Hood
Take 46115 Royal Scots Guardsman from Syston Junction to Lincoln in November 2014.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 100 minutes

[NL]1Z45 The Robin Hood (Britannia)
Take Britannia on the Robin Hood from Syston Junction to Lincoln in November 2014.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 100 minutes

[NL] 1B81 07:30 Lincoln – London Kings Cross
Drive 43290 + 43308 on the morning southbound Lincoln to London Kings Cross service.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 27 minutes


Standard scenarios using default Train Simulator stock

No additional payware add-ons are needed for these scenarios to operate correctly.

[Default] [NL] [DV] 2A46 14:39 Newark Castle – Matlock
Drive a DMU from Newark Castle to Matlock.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 110 minutes

[Default] [NL] [DV] 2N31 10:37 Matlock – Newark Castle
Drive from Matlock to Newark Castle working 2N31.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 110 minutes

[Default] [NL] 2L60 10:36 Lincoln – Leicester
Take control of the 10:36 service to Leicester.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 100 minutes

[Default] [NL] 2L75 15:30 Leicester – Sleaford
Drive a DMU working 2L75 from Leicester to Lincoln.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 110 minutes

[Default] [NL] 4E04 14:17 Ratcliffe Power Station – Humber International Terminal
Drive from Ratcliffe Power Station to Lincoln with a rake of empty wagons bound for Humber International Terminal. Your maximum permitted speed on this working is 75 MPH.
Difficulty: Medium/Hard
Duration: 90 minutes

[Default] [NL] 6M00 14:30 Humber – Kingsbury
Drive from Lincoln to Nottingham, where a crew change will take place.
Difficulty: Medium/Hard
Duration: 65 minutes

[Default] [NL] [EVL] 1Z10 09:17 Sheffield to Lincoln
Drive a HST between Sheffield and Lincoln on 1Z10.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 120 minutes

[Default] [NL] [EVL] 1Z17 16:22 Lincoln to Sheffield
Drive an HST between Lincoln and Sheffield on 1Z17.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 120 minutes

[Default] [NL] 1Z13/1Z14 Lincoln to Newark Shuttle
Drive an HST to Newark Northgate on 1Z13, then return to Lincoln with 1Z14.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 55 minutes

[Default] [NL] 1D94 20:34 St Pancras to Lincoln
Drive between Leicester and Lincoln as the sun sets on 1D94. Good evening, driver! First, release the doors and set up the cab here at Leicester. You'll be calling at Nottingham, Lowdham, Fiskerton, Newark Castle, Collingham, Swinderby, Hykeham and finally Lincoln.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 90 minutes

[Default] [NL] 5Z11/1Z12 Lincoln to Nottingham Shuttle
Good morning, driver. Today the Christmas markets are taking place in Lincoln. You have been tasked with using this High Speed Train set to run an additional service to help with capacity. First, prepare your cab ready for departure here at Lincoln. You'll be running empty to Nottingham and will then return with 1Z12 which is a non-stop run between Nottingham and Lincoln. Have a safe trip!
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 115 minutes

[Default] [NL]1Z45 The Robin Hood
Take a steam locomotive from Syston Junction to Lincoln in November 2014.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 100 minutes


Free Roam scenarios


Click a train and take it for a drive!

  • Lincoln Free Roam
  • Newark North Gate Free Roam

Development Updates

15 October 2021

The route between Nottingham and Lincoln is littered with custom objects and buildings all with the finest of detail, here is a set of screenshots showing various parts of the route. Enjoy the pics, we'll be sharing some station shots soon.

 


01 October 2021

Here are a selection of brand new shots (still wip of course) to take you into the weekend showing the route as we progress to the finishing line. The shots show various areas between the two cities and some that until now had not been seen.

Enjoy the shots and your weekend too.

 

16 September 2021

Excellent progress continues on the route currently as development enters the final few weeks. 

Here are a new set of screenshots that focus on a number views along the route such as Hykeham, Newark North Gate Station, Newark Sugar Factory, Fiskerton Junction Box & Burton Joyce.  Enjoy!


17 August 2021

A small update. Here is a selection of in development screenshots showing the work in progress sections of Swinderby, Collingham and Lowdham areas of the route. Enjoy the pics.


06 July 2021

So to the initial Development update for this new MML route. Here are a set of initial screenshots set between Newark-on-Trent and Lincoln. We'll be bringing you more shots and details as the route progresses. Stay tuned for the updates as they appear.


Midland Main Line: Nottingham-Lincoln Extension
Train Simulator 2022