Southwest Rail Simulations

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Server Added: May 7, 2017
Added by: rice3985
Last Updated: May 10, 2018

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Run 8 V2
Southern California
Mojave, Needles, Cajon, Seligman

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Southwest Rail Simulations re-launched in late April 2018.  The addition of the LA Area has created many new operational opportunities which we are quickly ramping up.  We are operating in a frozen clock mode now, the clock on the server only runs when we have an on duty dispatcher.  The traffic manager (server owner) spawns trains based on a schedule.  The server is available 24x7, however there must be an on duty dispatcher for operations on the mainline. 

This is a prototypical server, but the main goal is to provide an educational and enjoyable experience and help grow the overall Run8 community however possible.

Our California server consistently has 70 plus concurrent trains across all routes.  We use Oligarchy Dispatching mode to put an emphasis on realistic operations including communications between the train crew and dispatcher.  Whenever we have an on-duty Dispatcher we will be moving mainline traffic, and you are more than welcome to assume control of an AI train or take a manifest or local departure (when available) from one of the yards. 

Currently we are supporting at least 2 sessions per week, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7pm to 10pm CDT.  Occasionally we will support a session on Saturday or Sunday morning if we are keeping up with yard and local jobs.  In our registry system you can view the schedule and work list which has all of the jobs available.  

To obtain server connectivity information you are reqired to register at our Website/Forum URL after reading the introductory information.  Registration is very quick and simple.  I look forward to seeing you on the rails.

Mike Rice (SRS Server Owner)

Server Connection Info

Server Region IP Address Port Password
V2 Southern California 15198 Available on Website after simple registration.


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