Wuppertal-Oberbarmen

 

The Power Signal Box of Wuppertal-Oberbarmen is located in the narrow valley of the Wupper river. It is the largest signal box between Cologne/Düsseldorf and Hagen. There is a pretty complex mix of long distance, regional and local passenger trains, as well as a whole load of freight trains.

 

Features

  • Contains the area between Wuppertal Central Station, Remscheid and Hagen Central Station.
  • Automatic Route Setting System partly available for the Commuter Line (S-Bahn Stammstrecke)
  • 15 time table points are included.
  • Complete 1:1 simulation of the original panel including all buttons!
  • Nummernstellpult (numerical entry) with shortcuts and preset routes.
  • 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-Oberbarmen Panel

 

Wuppertal-Oberbarmen by the numbers…

  • 1531 possible routes (train, shunt, alternatives)
  • 200 signals
  • 160 switches/points/turnouts
  • 352 track sections (155 km network length in total)
  • 6520 panel tiles (!). In total 781 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!

 

 

Manual

 

Take a peek at the manual page for this panel.

 

Zoom

 

Take a look at the panel up close.

 

Forum

 

See what other people are talking about in the discussion forum.

 

System Requirements

Minimum

  • 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

Recommended

The simulation can run on older computers, though we encourage you to have

  • 2 GB RAM Memory
  • 3 GHz multi-core CPU

Monitors

The simulation can run on a monitor with 1024x768 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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