Originally opened in 1887 by the Malmesbury Railway Company, the Malmesbury Branch Line ran to the Cotswold town of Malmesbury in Wiltshire. The construction of the line was partially funded by the Great Western Railway and the line was fully absorbed by the GWR in 1880.
Included with the route is a GWR Diagram AA3 'Toad' brake van - No. 17501 'R. U. Malmesbury' which was the dedicated branch van from the late 1930s into the 1950s. There’s also a generic version included which has a selection of typical numbers that will automatically be generated when placed. A Guard’s view is available and will switch you to a view from the veranda - useful when propelling a train as well as giving you a nice view of the scenery!
The route is supplied with five scenarios covering passenger services, freight trains and mixed trains utilising default Train Simulator items.
3 ¾ mile highly atmospheric route
Very detailed period scenery along the whole of the route
Includes five Standard scenarios and one Free Roam scenario
Route is Quick Drive enabled
Great Somerford Halt (disused)
GWR Diagram AA3 'Toad' brake van with guard’s view
Custom built buildings and points of interest:
Malmesbury combined water tower and coal stage
Little Somerford station
Landmarks around Malmesbury
Little Somerford village
Maunditts Park farm
Bridges 33 and 34
Lover's Lane crossing
Over 100 custom, period objects used throughout including trees, bridges and accurate structures for the line
¾-mile Kingsmead siding complete with Great Somerford Halt
Scenario 1: Afternoon Trip to Malmesbury
Scenario 2: Mixed Train to Malmesbury
Scenario 3: Winter Freight
Scenario 4: Shunting the Pickup Freight
Scenario 5: Siphons for Scrap
Note: Malmesbury Branch also requires the Riviera Line in the Fifties add-on (available to purchase from Steam) to work correctly.
If you purchased Train Simulator after 20th September 2012 then you will require the European Loco & Asset Pack (available to purchase via Steam) for the route to display correctly.
Train Simulator Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / XP / Vista 3.0 GHz PC or any Dual Core 512 MB RAM (1GB for Windows Vista/7/8) 256 MB graphics card Direct X 9.0c compatible sound card 165 MB hard drive space Download-Size: 75 MB
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