Midland Main Line: Derby-Nottingham-Leicester Extension

Compatibility: Train Simulator 2020
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This Derby-Nottingham-Leicester route will be available as an extension for the Just Trains Midand Main Line: Sheffield-Derby route and also as a separate route for Train Simulator which does not require any additional route to be installed.

The Midland Main Line Derby-Nottingham-Leicester route features 40 miles of track in the East Midlands. This route will feature 12 stations, including the major interchanges at Nottingham and Leicester.

Other notable features include the huge yards and Traction Maintenance Depot at Toton and the array of junctions at Trent. The locomotive works at Loughborough will also be included, as will the depot at Leicester.


12 STATIONS

  • Derby
  • Spondon
  • Long Eaton
  • Attenborough
  • Beeston
  • Nottingham
  • East Midlands Parkway
  • Loughborough
  • Barrow-upon-Soar
  • Sileby
  • Syston
  • Leicester

FEATURES TO LOOK OUT FOR ON THE ROUTE

Numerous 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 south from just north of Derby:

  • Breadsall Junction
  • Breadsall bridge
  • St. Mary’s bridge
  • Underpass and Derby NHS offices
  • Derby bus depot
  • Chaddesden Yard
  • Pride Parkway bridge
  • Health club – Derby
  • John Ellis House
  • Derby College
  • Offices – Derby
  • Hotel – Derby
  • London Road bridge
  • Derby Power Signal Box
  • Etches Park Depot
  • Derby Rail Technical Centre (RTC)
  • Litchurch Lane Works
  • Pride Park stadium
  • A6005 road bridge
  • M1 motorway bridge
  • Erewash canal bridge
  • Sheet Stores Junction
After Long Eaton station the line divides, going south towards Leicester, north-west to Toton TMD and north-east to Nottingham.

The line to the north-west:

  • Tesco superstore
  • Sainsbury’s superstore
  • Toton TMD
The line to the north-east:

  • Disused Cemex loader
  • Boots warehouses
  • Beeston Yard
  • HMRC buildings
  • Nottingham Justice Centre
  • Eastcroft Depot
The line to the south:

  • Cranfleet Canal bridges
  • River Trent bridges
  • Redhill tunnel portals
  • Ratcliffe-on-Soar Power Station
  • Site of Hathern station
  • Brush works (Wabtec Corporation)
  • Site of Great Central Railway new bridge
  • Barrow-upon-Soar
  • Mountsorrel Sidings aggregate loader
  • Gypsum works
  • Syston junction
  • Pukka Pies site
  • Vulcan House
  • Charnwood School
  • Leicester Power Signal Box
  • Leicester Depot
  • Moat Community College

SCENARIOS

39 Standard scenarios are included.

Some of the scenarios only require the default Train Simulator stock (these are prefixed with [Default]) and some require additional payware content.


Standard scenarios requiring additional payware stock

[DNL] (1995): 1F62 St Pancras-Derby
Drive 31407+31459, deputising for the booked Class 47 on 1F62 17:20 St Pancras to Derby on 24 February 1995. You will be in control from Leicester.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 35 minutes


[DNL] 1D07 07:04 St Pancras-Nottingham
Drive an HST from Leicester to Nottingham on a hazy morning in June 2019.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes


[DNL] 2L77 16:30 Leicester-Lincoln
Drive a Class 156 from Leicester to Nottingham on a wet evening in February 2019.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 60 minutes


[DNL] 5L10 Leicester-Loughborough / 2L10 Loughborough-Leicester
Drive 156473 on an empty coaching stock move to from Leicester to Loughborough, then return to Leicester with the 06:59 stopping service.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 60 minutes


[DNL] 6D31 Radlett-Toton North Yard
Drive 66041 on 6D31 Radlett-Toton North Yard stone empties on 21 August 2018.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 65 minutes


[DNL] 1B28 09:45 Nottingham - 11:24 St Pancras International
Take 1B28 09:45 Nottingham to St Pancras as far as Leicester.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes


[DNL] The Chaddesden Tripper
Prepare 37710 at Toton Depot and then work 6T18 Toton to Chaddesden departmental trip in 2002.
Difficulty: Hard
Duration: 60 minutes


[DNL] 5B41 Derby-Nottingham / 1D21 Nottingham-St Pancras
Drive a Class 222 on 5B41 Derby-Nottingham before working 1D21 through to Leicester in July 2019.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 75 minutes


[DNL] 1C67 17:00 Sheffield-St Pancras
Drive a Class 222 from Derby to Leicester whilst working 1C67 17:00 Sheffield to London St Pancras in June 2019.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes


[DNL] (2007): 6E90 10:34 Mountsorrel-Doncaster
Drive 66708 on a loaded ballast working from Mountsorrel to Doncaster as far as Nottingham in the summer of 2007.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 45 minutes


[DNL] 1M84 18:45 Cardiff-Nottingham / 5M84 Nottingham-Leicester
Drive a CrossCountry Class 170 from Derby to Nottingham before taking the empty train to Leicester, arriving there at 23:00.
Difficulty: Hard
Duration: 80 minutes


[DNL] The New Measurement Train
Drive the New Measurement Train (HST) from Leicester to Derby Etches Park in 2007.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 50 minutes


[DNL] 1V09 12:07 Nottingham-Cardiff
Drive a Class 170 from Nottingham to Derby whilst working 1V09 to Cardiff in May 2019.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 30 minutes


[DNL] 6M04 06:45 Humber International Coal Terminal-Ratcliffe PS
Drive 66165 from Nottingham to Ratcliffe power station before working through to Toton with the empty wagons in February 2018.
Difficulty: Hard
Duration: 70 minutes


[DNL] 2A95 17:52 Derby-Nottingham
Drive 158856 from Derby to Nottingham on a stopping service in April 2018.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 35 minutes


[DNL] The Robin Hood
Drive 46115 'Scots Guardsman' from Syston Junction to Nottingham with the ‘Robin Hood Railtour’.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 45 minutes

[DV] [DNL] (2004) 06:39 Matlock to St Pancras
Drive a Class 170 from Matlock to Leicester whilst working an early morning service to London.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 75 minutes


[DNL] [SD] 1C22 07:46 Sheffield-St Pancras
Drive an HST from Sheffield to St Pancras on a June morning in 2018.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 70 minutes


[DNL] [SD] 1F38 13:31 St Pancras-Sheffield
Drive a Class 222 from Leicester to Sheffield.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 65 minutes


[DNL] [SD] 1Y99 2003 Leeds-Nottingham
Drive a Northern Class 158 between Sheffield and Nottingham on 1Y99.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 70 minutes


[DNL] [DV] 2A10 06:17 Nottingham-Matlock
Drive a Class 156 on 2A10 06:17 Nottingham to Matlock in July 2019.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 70 minutes



Standard scenarios using default Train Simulator stock

[Default] [DNL] (1995): 1F62 St Pancras-Derby
Drive a Class 47 on 1F62 17:20 St Pancras to Derby in 1995. You will be in control from Leicester.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 35 minutes


[Default] [DNL] 1D07 07:04 St Pancras-Nottingham
Drive an HST from Leicester to Nottingham on a hazy morning.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes


[Default] [DNL] 2L77 16:30 Leicester-Lincoln
Drive from Leicester to Nottingham on a wet evening in February 2019.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 60 minutes


[Default] [DNL] 5L10 Leicester-Loughborough / 2L10 Loughborough-Leicester
Drive 156473 on an empty coaching stock move to from Leicester to Loughborough, then return to Leicester with the 06:59 stopping service.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 60 minutes


[Default] [DNL] 6D31 Radlett-Toton North Yard
Drive 6D31 Radlett-Toton North Yard from Leicester.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 65 minutes


[Default] [DNL] 1B28 09:45 Nottingham – 11:24 St Pancras International
Take 1B28 09:45 Nottingham to St Pancras as far as Leicester.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes


[Default] 5B41 Derby-Nottingham / 1B41 Nottingham-St Pancras
Drive 5B41 Derby-Nottingham before working 1B41 through to Leicester in July 2019.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 75 minutes


[Default] [DNL] 1C67 17:00 Sheffield-St Pancras
Drive from Derby to Leicester whilst working 1C67 17:00 Sheffield to London St Pancras in June 2019.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes


[Default] [DNL] 1M84 18:45 Cardiff-Nottingham / 5M84 Nottingham-Leicester
Drive 1M84 from Derby to Nottingham before taking the empty train to Leicester, arriving there at 23:00.
Difficulty: Hard
Duration: 80 minutes


[Default] [DNL] 1V09 12:07 Nottingham-Cardiff
Drive from Nottingham to Derby whilst working 1V09 to Cardiff.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 30 minutes


[Default] [DNL] 6M04 06:45 Humber International Coal Terminal-Ratcliffe PS
Drive a Class 66 from Nottingham to Ratcliffe power station, before working through to Toton with the empty wagons.
Difficulty: Hard
Duration: 70 minutes


[Default] [DNL] 2A95 17:52 Derby-Nottingham
Drive a stopping service from Derby to Nottingham.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 35 minutes


[Default] [DNL] The Robin Hood
Drive 44871 from Syston Junction to Nottingham with the ‘Robin Hood Railtour’.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 45 minutes


[Default] [DNL] [SD] 1Y99 2003 Leeds-Nottingham
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 70 minutes


[Default] [DNL] [SD] 1F38 13:31 St Pancras-Sheffield
Drive a service from Leicester to Sheffield.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 65 minutes


[Default] [DNL] [SD] 1C22 07:46 Sheffield-St Pancras
Drive an HST from Sheffield to St Pancras on a June morning.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 70 minutes


[Default] [DV] [DNL] 06:39 Matlock to St Pancras
Drive from Matlock to Leicester whilst working an early morning service to London.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 75 minutes
This scenario requires the Just Trains Midland Main Line: Derwent Valley Line route.


[Default] [DNL] [DV] 2A10 06:17 Nottingham-Matlock
Drive 2A10 06:17 Nottingham to Matlock.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 70 minutes
This scenario requires the Just Trains Midland Main Line: Derwent Valley Line route.

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