Train Simulator Classic 2024

Train Simulator Classic 2024

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Iron Sharks to Pittsburgh
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Aug 4, 2015 @ 5:19am
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Iron Sharks to Pittsburgh

Iron ore unit trains moving from east coast ports to Pittsburgh's steel mills were among the heaviest trains that worked the PRR's Allegheny Division.

On this chilly winter afternoon you have been called to run one of these trains from Altoona to Johnstown, where the next crew will take over.

Your train has the Baldwin 'Sharknoses' at the headend, three EMD GP9's have been assigned as helpers -- enough power to get your 70+ ore gondolas up the hill, but mind the icy rails and keep your speed up.

Estimated Runtime: 90 minutes
Difficulty: moderate
Required DLC: Horseshoe Curve Route, PRR Baldwin RF-16 Sharknose, PRR Wagon Pack 01, US Loco & Assets Pack
yippiekighyeah Mar 25, 2019 @ 7:40pm 
Awesome how the passenger train kept dogging my train for the last 10 miles or so. Certainly one of the most entertaining trips on Horseshoe. Thanks.
crlynch Mar 10, 2018 @ 10:22am 
might be an oldie but is sure a beauty very well constructed enjoyed heaps thanks
maxsdad Sep 14, 2016 @ 2:26pm 
Great run once I got the right dropoff point for the helpers. Thanks for all the work you put into it.
maxsdad Sep 13, 2016 @ 5:42pm 
I'm a little confused. Am I supposed to stop with the Helpers righr at gallitan station to uncouple them? when I stop with the lead engine at the station(000/001), I get an X for that step.
GreatNortherner  [author] Jan 4, 2016 @ 6:54am 
Thanks for the kind comments, shoeman1. Glad to hear you enjoyed these two Pennsy scenarios. :)
shoeman1 Jan 1, 2016 @ 4:19pm 
A very good scenario. Two thumbs up for knowing which end of a PRR GP7 is the front !!
GreatNortherner  [author] Aug 11, 2015 @ 10:54am 
Thanks for the kind words! I've been dabbling with scenarios/activities since the early days of MSTS (and what a hassle that was compared to the RS/RW/TS scenario editor, lol)