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Cornwall Route

Work In Progress

Features:
  • DEM data used for accurate terrain
  • 80 miles of mileline
  • 50+ miles of branch lines
  • Depots at Penzance and St Blazey (Possibly Liara)
  • Over 40 passenger interactive stations
  • Old closed station platforms are in place
  • China Clay working Industries
  • Detailed station areas with custom buildings
  • Mileposts next to the tracks
  • Custom Tunnels
  • ATLS Level Crossing Assets
  • Correct Speed Limits in correct places
  • Correct Signals in correct places (Including custom semaphores)
  • Triggers controlling loops and short single sections
Lines that will be included:
<> Penzance to Plymouth:
Length: 79 Miles, Journey Time: 2 Hours

The mainline of Cornwall, which stretches from the end of the line at Penzance in the West through the Cornish countryside 79 miles to Plymouth, crossing many viaducts and passing 19 stations. The line goes through countryside, sea fronts, estuarys, woodlands, valleys towns and villages.

Stations:
Penzance, St Erth, Hayle, Camborne, Redruth, Truro, St Austell, Par, Lostwithiel, Bodmin Parkway, Liskeard, Menheniot, St Germans, Saltash, St Budeaux Ferry Road, Keyham, Dockyard, Devonport and Plymouth

 

 


St Erth to St Ives:
Length: 4.25 Miles, Journey Time: 15 Minutes

The branch line to St Ives is very scenic, starting at the junction of St Erth it runs along side the Hayle Estuary with Lelant village along side. It then reaches the sea climbing up the Sand dunes and cliffs before reaching Carbis Bay and then descends to the resort of St Ives.

Stations:
St Erth, Lelant Saltings, Lelant, Carbis Bay and St Ives.

 


Truro to Falmouth:
Length: 11.75 Miles, Journey Time: 25 Minutes

The branch line to Falmouth starts in the city of Truro leaving the mainline at Penwithers Junction and heads South through the countryside, going through Sparnick Tunnel and across the Carnon viaduct and towards the village of Perranwell. The line then crosses the Perran Viaduct and Tunnel, the Ponsanooth viaduct follows before reaching Penryn where trains pass each other. Shorty after leaving Penryn the line crosses Collegewood viaduct with views of the Town and the Estuary. It then reaches the Town of Falmouth with its three stations of Penmere, Falmouth Town and Falmouth Docks.

Stations:
Truro, Perranwell, Penryn, Penmere, Falmouth Town and Falmouth Docks.

 


Burngullow Junction to Parkandillack (Freight):
Length: -- Miles

The line to Parkandillack is freight only and has dryers at Treviscoe and Parkandillack which are used to export China Clay to the docks at Fowey. The line climbs away from the mainline at Burngullow Junction near St Austell passing through countryside and small villages as well as a few disused works and sidings before reaching the China Clay quarries and works to the North of the line at Treviscoe and Parkandillack.

Stations:
N/A

 


Par to Newquay:
Length: 20.75 Miles, Journey Time: 50 Minutes

The line to Newquay leaves the mainline at Par, curving almost 180 degrees to face North where it passes the Freight depot at St Blazey before climbing steeply through the Luxulyan valley until it reaches the top at the village of Luxulyan. From here it passes fields before reaching Goonbarrow Junction on the edge of the quaries of China Clay This junction also has a passing loop for trains to pass. After this the line heads to Bugle and Roche before crossing the summit at Goss Moor before eventually reaching St Columb Road. From here the line heads through countryside and rolling fields to Quintrell Downs and Newquay.

Stations:
Par, Luxulyan, Bugle, Roche, St Columb Road, Quintrell Downs and Newquay.

 

 

 


Lostwithiel to Fowey Docks (Freight):
Length: 5 Miles

The Freight only line from Lostwithiel runs at the bottom of the Fowey valley and hugs the edge of the estuary for its entire length, with a Causeway at the village of Golant. The Line ends at the deep water docks at Carne Point just above the small seaside town. Where china clay is emptied ready to be loaded onto ships for export.

Stations:
N/A

 


Liskeard to Looe:
Length: 8.75 Miles, Journey Time: 30 Minutes

The branchline to Looe begins in the town of Liskeard on the mainline. The lines starts its steep decend down the East Valley Line. It turns 180 degrees and shortly passes under the Liskeard viaduct carrying the mainline over the valley. The branchline turns a further 90 degrees before reaching Coombe Junction, where trains face North towards the former freight works at Moorswater, and Coombe Junction Halt. Trains must reverse here to continue down the valley. The route from here is much flatter following the river at the bottom of the valley. The line passes 3 more small halts of St Keyne, Causeland and Sandplace, after which the river widens and forms an estuary the line soon reaches Terras Crossing on a causeway where an small road crosses the Estuary. An mile later after running right next to the estuary the line reaches the Town of Looe.

Stations:
Liskeard, Coombe Junction Halt, St Keyne, Causeland, Sandplace and Looe

 


Plymouth to Gunnislake:
Length: 14 Miles, Journey Time: 45 Minutes

The Line to Gunnislake starts in the city of Plymouth heading West, it passes the stations of Devonport, Dockyard and Keyham on the mainline towards Cornwall before branching off at St Budeuax Junction. Afterwhich it shortly reaches St Budeaux Victoria Road Station. Upon leaving the St Budeaux area of Plymouth the line runs along side the river Tamar and passes the Royal Albert Bridge and Tamar Bridge. The line continues up the Tamar Valley before crossing the River tavy and the Tavy viaduct before beaching the village of Bere Ferrers, the line continues to climb with views of the river before reaching Bere Alston. Here trains must reverse to continue onto Gunnislake. There is a steep descend for over a mile before crossing the Calstock viaduct spanning the tamar valley. Trains then arrive in Calstock before climbing up to the lines terminus at Gunnislake station high above the river.

Stations:
Plymouth, Devonport, Dockyard, Keyham, St Budeaux Victoria Road, Bere Ferrers, Bere Alston, Calstock and Gunnislake