Chris Sawyer's Locomotion - Train Driving Mode!
Did you know there is a hidden
"train driving mode" in Chris Sawyer's Locomotion on the PC?
To access train driving mode, bring up the train
window for one of your trains,
Then hold down the "INS" (insert) key on the keyboard while typing DRIVER then release the "INS" key.
Now if you access the stop/go menu on the train's flag icon you should find a new third option in the menu called "Manual" :
Select the "Manual" option, and the window will change to show a slider control to allow you to control the train :
When the slider is at the lowest position the
brakes are fully on, the half way position is when
So to start driving your train, first make sure it
is facing the correct direction (be careful you don't drive it off the
end of the track!)
Remember that YOU now control the train and it
won't automatically stop at signals or the end of the track!
Another hidden option you can use while in train
driving mode is the "shunt" option ("INS" + SHUNT)
HAVE FUN !
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