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Positive (16 reviews) - 81% of the 16 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 18, 2012

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The Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway (S&DJR) is a fondly remembered name in the minds of steam fans everywhere, and now you can drive along this wonderful railway line from the golden age of steam in Train Simulator.

The S&DJR was formed in 1862 during the great era of railway building in Britain, and was a challenge from the beginning as it required building the line over the Mendip Hills, resulting in some tricky gradients. The line carried local freight and passenger traffic, and was particularly busy in the summertime as it carried families from northern England down to the seaside resorts in the south. The line became part of the British Railways Southern Region in 1948, and remained busy throughout the 1950s and 1960s despite more and more cuts being made, culminating in the final closure of the line in 1966. The Somerset and Dorset line for Train Simulator runs from Bath Green Park to Templecombe and includes the classic 7F and Black 5 steam locomotives with rolling stock, as well as scenarios to put you to the test on this wonderful line.

Key Features

  • Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway line from Bath Green Park to Templecombe, including Evercreech Junction
  • 7F steam locomotive in British Railways and S&DJR liveries
  • Black 5 steam locomotive in British Railways livery, including weathered version

Scenarios

10 scenarios:
  • A Day of Two Halves
  • Bruised and Battered
  • Delivery Day
  • Meat Market
  • Running on Empty
  • Swift and Delightful
  • The Pea-Souper
  • The Pigeon Special
  • Goods to Market
  • Last Orders
Please note: if you have already purchased RailWorks or Train Simulator 2012, you already have this route and its contents.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows® Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor:Processor: 2.8 GHz Core 2 Duo (3.2 GHz Core 2 Duo recommended), AMD Athlon MP (multiprocessor variant or comparable processors)
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:512 MB with Pixel Shader 3.0 (AGP PCIe only)
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:6 GB HD space
    • Sound:Direct X 9.0c compatible
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
    • Additional:Quicktime Player is required for playing the videos
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Helpful customer reviews
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Posted: November 22, 2015
I mostly drive steam locos, and this is my favourite route.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Posted: January 26
Good route its back when S&D befor the Axe hit and was left do die and make bath park a mall
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Posted: March 17
I love this route and the real route is my favourite railway line, this add on does the route justice. My only complaint is lack of stock, it comes with the 7F and Black 5 but really needs a 2P or Bullied Light Pacific to complement the line. At a penny shy of $9 its worth every penny.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Posted: March 29
Without some train DLC sold separately, you can only play 2 out of 10 of the scenarios promised, and the description does not warn you about that.
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11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
Posted: December 1, 2014
I've had this add-on since Railworks first came out, and it's most of the content is from RailSimulator. That being said, it's a very good pack and is an amazing route to use. It comes with the classic Kuju Black 5 and 7F models, both of which are fantastic. As with most Railworks DLC, I wouldn't recommend it at full price. However, something like the autmn sale for $5, you can't really complain. It adds lots of UK Steam assets to your game, and has a beautiful route which looks fantastic with Snow.
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