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Building railyards #0944
Updated: 4/14/02 OS/platforms(s): All Versions: All

Contributor/author(s): Kyle D.J.

To create a rail yard place roads over railroad tracks, thus preventing parallel sets of tracks from forming the default "spaghetti" of junctions. Build the "roaded" tracks first, and then build the plain tracks. This technique allows you to make convincing rail yards that appear to have concrete pads along the tracks. Many variations are possible with the size of the yard, the number of lines converging there, the shape of the yard at the ends, the placement of structures such as train stations and "engine houses", or the amount of concrete pads used (roads).

Note that vehicles and pedestrians will use the sections of road placed on the tracks. This creates some interesting animations and causes the trains to stop frequently.

I have no idea what effect these rail yards will have on transportation efficiency. I build them purely for aesthetics.

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Build a dream railway station
Transportation infrastructure

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