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This is how movement lines can be created in the timetable file:
You can insert trains e.g. into the mm_own.ttt.
A structure is built into the file to sort the trains into countries and epochs.
Here is the example line from the file:
TX=DB 01 + express train; \
A simple timetable line normally consists of three parts:
1. Text = TX=….
This text is displayed below the l line.
2. moving part (train) C=xxxx
This part is the real train. It is sufficient to insert only this part.
In this case a DB 01 pulls an express train, the direction of travel is to the right. The train comes from traindef.ttt (see below) The connection of the vehicles with "," causes the train to be coupled.
3. Flag F=S….
Flags control the background images and the route / overhead line
All parts are closed with a semicolon.
In Traffic sind folgende Flags in Benutzung:
Flag Meaning Funktion
1 - 7 epoch controls backgrounds, epoch 7 does not yet exist
A winter For example snow plow – runs with winter background pirctures
D diesel no overhead line
E electric with catenary normal standard catenary
F freight does not stop in passenger stations
G electric with DC catenary different catenary to normal (flag „E“), wooden masts in Germany,
double contact wire in France ...
L lower overhead line
M third (electrified) rail
N narrow gauge
O Operation - not M=SIMPLE
P passenger train stops at larger train stations
R regional passenger train also stops at small train stations
S steam no overhead line
T open door train with opening doors, stops behind the platform (all other trains stop
in front of the platform
U unit (push train) Fixed compilation
W work (Railway Service)
X special catenary for example trifase in italy
The train from the example file has the flags F=SP3, so it is a express train with a steam locomotive in epoch 3.
In the file traindef.ttt, standard trains are formed for each country / epoch, which can be inserted in the trains of the schedule lines.
Netherlands EP 3a Freight coal
The name NL3FLC must be inserted in the train if it is to be used.
The expression (| L) causes the right and left view of the vehicle to be used alternately. | = "Or" → Nothing or "L" is appended to FMP_870, picture name is then FMP_870L
TX=FS ETR 220; \
„|“ between the vehicles: One of the three vehicles is optionally used.
TX=Societa Anonima Verbano Trazione Elettrica; \
The code [#D: L] behind the vehicle SAVTE_01 means that the train always moves to the left when the vehicle is used (OR symbol). At [#D: R] the train moves to the right accordingly.
The bracketed part is seen in context. So it either runs individually SAVTE_01, SAVTE_02 or the train from SAVTE_03 or 4 + SAVTE_05.
TX=FS E.326; \
„<“ after the bracket means that the following vehicles are always assembled in the specified direction. If the train moves to the right, the FS_ABZ53000CL wagon follows behind the locomotive..
Without the character „<“ :
the car FS_DUZ94200C or FS_DZ88000C would follow on the right in the direction of travel.
The fixed train sequence is particularly important for railcars and trains with control cars.
The coach FS_BZ33010C runs four times in a row.
Special feature „or“:
4* (FS_DUZ94200C|FS_DZ88000C) „*“means that the two vehicles are randomly selected.
4@ (FS_DUZ94200C|FS_DZ88000C) „@“ causes only one of the two cars to travel four times in a row.
Example: TX=DB 185 + Steeltrain; \
The command [O:steel21,,13] causes the “steel21” freight picture to be placed in the center of the flat wagon.
[O:xxxx] means: The picture is in the foreground
[OB:xxxx] means : The picture is in the background - e.g. B. with stake car
Parameter [O:steel21,xx,yy] xx is the horizontal position in pixels from the left. If the value remains empty, the load is placed in the middle. Yy is the height from the bottom. If the value remains empty, the load is placed on the top edge of the wagon.
The timtable file can be formatted withthe key combination „Ctrl + a“ (mark all)
and then „F10“. Line breaks are generated automatically and detected errors are displayed.