Category Archives: The Plymouth Route

Development screenshots, blogs and information on the Plymouth Route

The Plymouth Route V1.7.0.0

As usual, rather later than planned, I’ve released V1.7.0.0 of the Plymouth Route.
Changes are as follows:

  • Trackwork rebuilt between Menheniot and Liskeard.
  • GWR 16xx Class Pannier Tank added to the passing train objects.
  • BR Class 50 added to the passing train objects.
  • Minor improvements to the three tunnels on the route [Entrance object, wall profile]
  • Large numbers of assorted objects rebuilt from scratch, with the majority of items in the route now being public domain.
  • A considerable amount of work has been done on Plymouth station, in order […]
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  • The Plymouth Route V1.6.0.0

    Due to fiddling with the main OpenBVE source, and a lot of other bits and bobs, unfortunately this release is several months late 😛
    Changes are as follows:

  • Various bugfixes around Laira Junction/ Depot. (Height of flyover, incorrect objects and stuff)
  • Trackwork rebuilt between St. Germans and Menheniot. This has added approximately another 4km to the route length, giving a total length to Liskeard of 32km.
  • Variety of passing trains improved, and a Class 35 ‘Hymek’ added to these objects.
  • Variety of road traffic increased.
  • All objects from a […]
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  • The Plymouth Route- V1.5.0.0

    So, let’s get back to building routes-
    I’m pleased to announce that the Plymouth Route has been updated again, this time to V1.5.0.0
    This release is another step forwards in the current program of incremental improvements, refurbishing 3.5km of track between Shillingstone Tunnel and St. Germans.

  • 3.5km of track rebuilt, length extended by ~1km
  • St. Germans station now has a goods yard in the 1960s era routefiles
  • The Plymouth Route- V1.4.0.0

    I’m pleased to announce that the Plymouth Route has now been updated to V1.4.0.0!
    This release concentrates on improving the track between Saltash and Shillingstone Tunnel, giving a total of 4km of refurbished track.
    Key Changes:

    1. Trackwork rebuilt between Saltash & Shillingham Tunnel.
    2. Approx 1.7km of track added as part of this. [4km total ‘newly rebuilt’]
    3. More liveries for the MK1 coaches.
    4. New/ improved 1960s motive power- New GWR 78xx (Manor) and BR Class 14 models.

    The next step is now likely to be the refurbishment […]
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    The Plymouth Route V1.3.0.0

    I’m pleased to announce that the Plymouth Route has now been updated to V1.3.0.0!
    This release concentrates on two major areas-

    1. Much of the stock has been refurbished- Completely new MK1s, and a lot of new freight stock is visible, courtesy  of the NNR freight train!
    2. 1.5km of track has been added at the start of the route, bringing our starting point to just past Tavistock Junction.

    The 1.5km of new trackwork gives a short run alongside the river Plym, and past the extremely complex Laira Depot. […]
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    The Plymouth Route V1.2.0.0

    So, I’m pleased to announce that V1.2.0.0 of the Plymouth Route has now been uploaded. This release contains a complete re-write of the trackwork between Keyham & Saltash, as well as many other significant updates. As part of this refurbishment project, approximately 1.2km of track length has been added between Keyham & Saltash, bringing the total drivable length to 21km.

    For practical reasons, track layouts are generally based upon the 1971 rationalised layouts- This allows most of the same work to apply to all eras, with a change from semaphore […]
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