The Power Signal Box of Wuppertal Hbf (Central Station) is located in the narrow valley of the Wupper river at the narrowest spot. The station might not be large, but there is a lot of traffic and two train series turn around regularly. It’s also a spot where the trains might change from the express line to the local line. It all depends on the cooperation between your two neighbours.
This simulation is meant/designed as a connector between the Simulation Wuppertal-Oberbarmen and Wuppertal-Vohwinkel. It CAN run as a stand alone, with only a minor oddity on the commuter line from Wuppertal-Oberbarmen. (The announcement time is short). This is due to the sim working better while connected to one or both other sims.
- Contains the area between Wuppertal-Oberbarmen and Wuppertal-Vohwinkel.
- There is some Automatic Route Setting System available, but it is recommended to operate this panel mostly manual, due to the many turn-around trains
- 6 time table points are included.
- Complete 1:1 simulation of the original panel including all buttons!
- Selbstblock 60 and Zentralblock-Systems for block operations
- ZNP 801 train number descriptor system
- Group buttons on panel and in separate window.
- Special zoom window
- Ausfahrensperrenmelder (Exit Lock indicators)
- Mittelweichen (middle switches) and Mittelweichengruppentaste
- Day and night brightness of signals with dimmer and bell.
- Logging printer with sound.
- 4 brightness levels for panel lighting.
Wuppertal Hbf by the numbers…
- 368 possible routes (train, shunt, alternatives)
- 87 signals
- 61 switches/points/turnouts
- 132 track sections (57 km network length in total)
- 1200 panel tiles (!). In total 262 buttons to press!
- up to 1200 trains per day!
The timetable is from Winter 2012/2013.
The timetable contains next to the commuter and local trains of course all ICE, IC. Also a whole bunch of freight trains go through the area!
- Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista, Windows 7 or Windows 8, 32 or 64 bit
- 1GB RAM memory
- 500MB space free on hard disk
- Sound Card
- 2.0 GHz processor
The simulation can run on older computers, though we encourage you to have
- 2 GB RAM Memory
- 3 GHz multi-core CPU
The simulation can run on a monitor with 1024×768 resolution, though we strongly encourage higher resolutions for a better simulation experience.
For optimal results, you might consider having a widescreen monitor. Multiple widescreen monitors are ideal.
Microsoft .Net Framework
This computer program uses the Microsoft .NET Framework.
If this is not available, it will be installed upon installation of the application.
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