www.simutrans-tips.com
You are here: HomeTutorials | Train Tutorial
Display this page in Deutsch | Print View
See also

Top rated tutorials

New tips
2/19/11Map window tips
2/19/11Which areas are not covered by my passenger network?
2/11/11How to build a subway

How to use trains and signals

This tutorial shows you how to transport coal by train

Updates

1/6/04 Updated the buy a train section (speed limits of vehicles)
2/2/03 Added some information about electrified tracks (Buy a train section)
4/14/02 You can build signals on switches
4/14/02 You can build signals on bridges
3/31/02 Added some signal placing hints
3/1/02 Created tutorial
 

Tips

Items:6 
Passengers are changing the transport vehicle
 Submitted on  6/2/04 by Webmaster
Comments (0)
Passengers are changing the transport vehicle to reach their destination. A passenger will at most change the vehicle 30 times.

As example a passenger will use a bus to drive to a railway station where a train to his destination is waiting.
Don't combine fast engines with speed limited waggons
 Submitted on  9/30/03 by Webmaster
Comments (0)
Since Simutrans 0.82.8exp waggons have a speed limit. The lowest speed limit of any waggon in a convoi will limit the convois top speed.
That means that a convoi with a fast engine can be slowed down by it's waggons.

The waggons speed limits are shown in the depot window. Please change the user interface language to english if you don't see the speed limits)
Electric engines can only drive on electified tracks
 Submitted on  8/23/03 by Webmaster
Comments (0)
Electric engines can only drive on tracks with overhead lines. In the rail-tools menu you can find a tool to add overhead-lines to rails.
Trains can have two front engines
 Submitted on  8/23/03 by Webmaster
Comments (0)
You can buy a train with two front engines in the following way:
1. Buy the first engine
2. Buy a second engine (it will be displayed in the engines area)
3. Click on the second engine
4. Buy some waggons

Notes:
- The power of the engines is summed up
- The max speed is taken from the first engine

I found this tip at alt.games.simutrans
Where can I build signals?
 Submitted on  8/23/03 by Webmaster
Comments (0)
You can build signals on bridges:

Image: A signal on a bridge

more tips about this article


Rate this page

Rating: Average rating: 3.01 of 5  45 Votes
Rate this page:   

(c) 2002-2005 by Markus Weber

This page has been generated in 0.05426 seconds


 
prev.
How To Use Trucks
up
Tutorials
next
Ship-Tutorial