Midland Main Line: Hope Valley Extension

Compatibility: Train Simulator Classic
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This challenging route links Sheffield to Manchester via the stunning Hope Valley before passing through Stockport and the suburbs of Manchester, finally reaching Piccadilly station. The route is over 55 miles in length and is Quick Drive enabled. 27 detailed stations are included, along with numerous new custom assets along the length of the route.

Fourteen scenarios which require additional payware add-ons are provided as well as ten scenarios which only require default Train Simulator stock.

You can download the Route Guide (27.5MB) here.

This route requires that the Just Trains Midland Main Line: Sheffield-Derby route is installed for it to work correctly.

The route will shortly be available as a separate route for Train Simulator users who do NOT have the Midland Main Line: Sheffield-Derby route installed.


STATIONS

  • Dore and Totley
  • Grindleford
  • Hathersage
  • Bamford
  • Hope
  • Edale
  • Chinley
  • New Mills Central
  • Strines
  • Marple
  • Rose Hill Marple
  • Romiley
  • Woodley
  • Bredbury
  • Brinnington
  • Reddish North
  • Ryder Brow
  • Belle Vue
  • Ashburys
  • Ardwick
  • Manchester Piccadilly
  • Levenshulme
  • Heaton Chapel
  • Stockport
  • Davenport
  • Woodsmoor
  • Hazel Grove

FEATURES TO LOOK OUT FOR ON THE ROUTE

Driving from Dore and Totley to Manchester Piccadilly via New Mills:

  • Totley Tunnel East signal box
  • Totley Tunnel
  • Grindleford signal box
  • The Round Building, Hathersage
  • Hathersage Viaduct
  • Location of former Derwent branch line
  • Hope Cement Works junction
  • Hope Cement Works
  • Earles Sidings and signal box
  • Edale signal box
  • Cowburn Tunnel
  • Chinley Triangle
  • Chinley signal box
  • Buxworth station (disused)
  • New Mills South signal box
  • New Mills South junction
  • New Mills Tunnel and former Hayfield branch line
  • Torr Vale Mill
  • New Mills Millennium Walkway
  • New Mills Central signal box
  • Goyt Cliff Viaduct
  • Marple Wharf Junction
  • Marple Aqueduct
  • Marple Viaduct
  • Romiley Junction signal box
  • Romiley Junction
  • Brinnington M60 motorway bridge
  • Reddish Vale Viaduct
  • Belle Vue Stadium
  • Ashburys East Junction
  • Network Rail Manchester Rail Operating Centre
  • Ashburys West Junction
  • Ardwick Train Maintenance Depot
  • Network Rail Square One
  • Mayfield station (disused)
  • Star & Garter pub
  • London Road Fire Station building
  • Macdonald Hotel
Driving south from Ardwick Junction to Stockport and branching off towards New Mills:

  • Longsight Train Maintenance Depot
  • Slade Lane Junction
  • McVities factory
  • Heaton Norris Junction signal box
  • Heaton Norris Junction
  • LNWR Goods Warehouse
  • Stockport Viaduct
  • Hat Works museum
  • Bus Station
  • Daw Bank Stagecoach depot
  • Edgeley Junction No.1 & No.2 signal boxes
  • Edgeley Junction
  • Stepping Hill Hospital
  • Hazel Grove chord
  • Norbury Viaduct
  • Site of Hazel Grove Midland Railway station
  • Disley Tunnel
  • Swizzels factory
  • Newtown Viaduct

SCENARIOS

14 scenarios are included which require additional payware content.

10 scenarios are included which only require default Train Simulator stock.

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


Just Trains

  • Class 222 Advanced 2019
  • Class 20 Advanced Collection
  • Voyager Advanced 2019
  • Midland Main Line: Erewash Valley
  • Midland Main Line: Derby-Nottingham-Leicester Extension
Steam

  • EWS Class 66 v2.0 Loco Add-On
  • Freightliner Class 66 v2.0 Loco Add-On
  • EWS Class 67 Loco Add-On
  • EWS & Freightliner Class 08s Loco Add-On
  • Freightliner Class 70 Loco Add-On
  • Network SouthEast Class 159 DMU Add-On
  • Settle to Carlisle Route Add-On
  • BR Class 150/1 DMU Add-On
  • Welsh Marches: Newport - Shrewsbury Route Add-On
  • BR Class 170 ‘Turbostar’ DMU Add-On
  • South Wales Coastal: Bristol - Swansea Route Add-On
  • Portsmouth Direct Line: London Waterloo - Portsmouth Route Add-On
  • Class 390 EMU Add-On

Armstrong Powerhouse

  • Class 43 (MTU)/Mk3 Enhancement Pack
  • Class 158 (Perkins) Enhancement Pack
  • Class 158/159 (Cummins) Enhancement Pack
  • Class 66 Enhancement Pack
  • JPA Wagon Pack
  • HIA Wagon Pack
  • Mk2D-F Coach Pack
  • Class 156 Diesel Multiple Unit Pack
  • Class 142 Diesel Multiple Unit Pack
  • Class 150/1 Enhancement Pack
  • Class 319 Electric Multiple Unit Pack Vol. 1
  • Class 150/2 Diesel Multiple Unit Pack
  • Class 175 Enhancement Pack 2.0
  • Class 350 Enhancement Pack
  • Class 67 Enhancement Pack
  • Class 43 (VP185)/Mk3 Enhancement Pack
  • BAA/BZA Wagon Pack
  • Class 168/170/171 Enhancement Pack

Alan Thomson Sim

  • Alan Thomson Simulation and Imbue Studios - Class 185 Multiple Unit Pack

Standard scenarios requiring additional payware add-ons

[HV] [SD] 6E56 06:22 Tunstead – Drax
Drive 66617 from Chinley East Junction to Sheffield working 6E56 Tunstead-Drax loaded with limestone in September 2018.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 45 minutes

[HV] 0H08 07:26 Earles Sidings – Bredbury R.T.S.
Drive a Class 66 from Earles Sidings to Bredbury R.T.S. in preparation to work 6F33 to Runcorn later in the morning.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 60 minutes

[HV] 2H11 11:21 Hazel Grove – Manchester Piccadilly
Drive a Class 319 from Hazel Grove to Manchester Piccadilly.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes

[HV] 5S07 Longsight – New Mills / 2S07 New Mills Central – Manchester Piccadilly
Drive 150114 from Longsight Depot to New Mills Central via Stockport on 5S07 before returning on service 2S07 to Manchester Piccadilly via Romiley in early Summer 2018.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 70 minutes

[HV] 6H41 Tunstead – Bredbury Tilcon
Drive 6H41 Tunstead – Bredbury Tilcon from Chinley South Junction to Bredbury in Summer 2018.
Difficulty: Hard
Duration: 60 minutes

[HV][SD] 2S77 20:14 Sheffield – Manchester Piccadilly
Drive a Class 142 from Sheffield to Manchester on 2S77 20:14 Sheffield to Manchester during the summer of 2018.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 75 minutes

[HV][SD][EVL][DNL] 6G65 09:19 Earles Sidings – Walsall
Drive a Class 66 from Earles Sidings to Toton with a loaded cement train in July 2018. The maximum permitted speed is 60 MPH.
Difficulty: Hard
Duration: 85 minutes

[HV][SD] 1L13 14:52 Liverpool Lime Street – Norwich
Drive 1L13 14:52 Liverpool – Norwich from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield in August 2018.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 50 minutes

[HV] [SD] [EVL] [DNL] 6M55 14:21 Trowse Yard Redland Siding – Tunstead Sidings
Drive a Freightliner Class 66 on an empty aggregates working between Syston Junction and Chinley East Curve.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 150 minutes

[HV] [SD] 1B68 07:53 Manchester Airport – Cleethorpes
Drive a TPE Class 185 unit working 1B68 between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 55 minutes

[HV] [SD] 2S82 10:49 Manchester Piccadilly – Sheffield
Drive a Northern Class 150/2 on a stopper service to Sheffield.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 80 minutes

[HV] 2S99 18:24 Rose Hill Marple – Manchester Piccadilly
Drive a pair of Northern Pacers from Rose Hill Marple to Manchester Piccadilly working 2S99 during the evening rush hour.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 40 minutes

[HV] 2S16 13:19 Manchester Piccadilly – New Mills Central
Drive 150123 on a stopping service to New Mills Central.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 35 minutes

[HV] Hope Cement Transfer
Take control of 20168 ‘Sir George Earle', moving various rakes of wagons between the sidings and the Cement Works.
Difficulty: Hard
Duration: 55 minutes


Standard scenarios using default Train Simulator stock

[Default] [HV] [SD] 6E56 06:22 Tunstead – Drax
Drive a Class 47 from Chinley East Junction to Sheffield working 6E56 Tunstead-Drax.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 45 minutes

[DEFAULT] [HV] 0H08 07:26 Earles Sidings – Bredbury R.T.S.
Drive a Class 47 from Earles Sidings to Bredbury R.T.S. in preparation to work 6F33 to Runcorn later in the morning.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 60 minutes

[DEFAULT] [HV] 2H11 11:21 Hazel Grove – Manchester Piccadilly
Drive a stopping service from Hazel Grove to Manchester Piccadilly.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes

[DEFAULT] [HV] 5S07 Longsight – New Mills / 2S07 New Mills Central – Manchester Piccadilly
Drive a DMU from Longsight Depot to New Mills Central via Stockport on 5S07 before returning on service 2S07 to Manchester Piccadilly via Romiley in early Summer 2018.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 70 minutes

[DEFAULT] [HV][SD] 2S77 20:14 Sheffield – Manchester Piccadilly
Drive a DMU from Sheffield to Manchester on 2S77 20:14 Sheffield to Manchester during the summer of 2018.
Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 75 minutes

[Default] [HV] [SD] 1B68 07:53 Manchester Airport – Cleethorpes
Drive a DMU working 1B68 between Manchester Piccadilly and Sheffield.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 55 minutes

[Default] [HV] [SD] 2S82 10:49 Manchester Piccadilly – Sheffield
Drive a stopper service to Sheffield.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 80 minutes

[Default] [HV] 2S99 18:10 Rose Hill Marple – Manchester Piccadilly
Drive a DMU from Rose Hill Marple to Manchester Piccadilly working 2S99 during the evening rush hour.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 40 minutes

[Default] [HV] 2S16 13:19 Manchester Piccadilly – New Mills Central
Drive a stopping service to New Mills Central.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 35 minutes

[Default] [HV] Hope Cement Transfer
Take control of a Class 37 transferring a rake of cement wagons from the sidings to the cement works.
Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 20 minutes


Free Roam scenario

Pick a train and explore the route!

Manchester Piccadilly Free Roam

System Requirements:


  • Train Simulator Classic
  • European Loco & Asset Pack
  • Midland Main Line: Sheffield-Derby
  • Intel Core-i5 4690 3.50GHz Quad Core or AMD Ryzen 7 1700 3.80GHz Quad Core or better
  • 4GB RAM (maximum possible under 32-bit Windows) / 16GB or more for 64-bit Windows
  • Windows 10 / 8 / 7
  • nVidia GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon RX 480 with 4GB dedicated VRAM or more
  • DirectX 9.0c
  • Broadband Connection for Train Simulator
  • Storage: High Performance SSD recommended
  • Sound card: DirectX-compatible audio device
  • 1.25GB hard drive space
This version of the Hope Valley route will only work if you have Just Trains' Midland Main Line: Sheffield-Derby route installed in Train Simulator.

Please note that this route will NOT work with the Steam version of the Midland Main Line: Sheffield-Derby route.


Some of the included scenarios require additional payware add-ons to run correctly - see the Route Guide for details.
US$37.99
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Midland Main Line: Hope Valley Extension This Hope Valley Extension for Just Trains' Midland Main Line: Sheffield-Derby route links Sheffield to Manchester via the Hope Valley, Stockport and the suburbs of Manchester before reaching Manchester Piccadilly station. The Quick Drive-enabled route is over 55 miles in length and includes 27 detailed stations along with countlesss new custom assets.

Fourteen scenarios which require additional payware add-ons are provided as well as ten scenarios which only require default Train Simulator stock.

Download size: 588MB

US$37.99
In Stock
Earn up to 123 points.