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RegionalConnect

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Alert.png New Management
RegionalConnect is now under new management.
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RegionalConnect
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Employees
Founder RLcrafters (Founder)
Other Employees hvt2011 (Chairman and Executive Officer)
Cortesi (Graphical Designer and Architect)
_hnt (Chief Engineer)
Leo_2807 (Architect)
Company Office Locations
Headquarters Corrigan Northern, Whitechapel

Service Status


Service Status Information
WCML Status: Service Partial.png Partial service open: No service from Vermilion northbound. High speed between Xilia and Kenthurst.
GCR Status: Service Good.png Good service Good service. High speed between Grayzen and Merchant City.
CME Status: Service Partial.png Partial service open: No service from Vermilion northbound. High speed between Xilia and Kenthurst.
RVX Status: Service Partial.png Partial service open: No service from Xilia northbound.
MSL Status: Service Partial.png Partial service open: No service from Segville - San Reinoldi. No service west of Kolpino.
GWR Status: Service Partial.png Partial service open: No service west of Kolpino. High speed between Utopia and Kolpino.
SCL Status: Service New.png Planned Service planned between San Reinoldi and Elecna Bay only.
Shuttle routes status
Vermilion - Isthmus Status: Service New.png Planned Planned.
Thunderbird - Wythern Status: Service Good.png Good service Good Service. High speed between Lakeview and Wythern.
Ilirea - Spring Valley Status: Service New.png Planned Planned.
Matheson - Zaquar Status: Service New.png Planned Planned.

Company Profile

RegionalConnect is a company originally based in  XW2 - D2 - M2  However, in 2015, the company moved to Central City . RegionalConnect (commonly known as RC) has many inter-city rail connections spreading across the entire map. The first RC route established was Sealane Central - Vermilion opening around mid to late January 2015. RegionalConnect continues it's expansion plans daily (quite literally) RC recently also got a sub-reddit, that can be found here -> [[1]]

Technology

RegionalConnect uses its own technology to run its trains. Although it is not as advanced as CitiRail (the leading competitor) the system is much more reliable. RegionalConnect uses a integrated switch system to control routes, passengers can select their route from the ticket hall at the station. The routing switch is incredibly compact and simple to use, one press of a button and the system will do it for you. (For safety purposes staff have the ability to lock a route out of use) On some stations you may not find a ticket hall, this only means there are only two possible destinations from that station. At some point in the future the switch will be implemented into main lines where multiple companies merge.

RC Stations V2.0

In light of the update that brought RegionalConnect to a stand-still, a huge redesign was warranted. So RL got to work. And after a couple hours of toil he managed to come up with a design that incorporated all the old features but this new station came with one major difference, it had an ECD by DEFAULT. The first one of these stations to be installed was at Merchant City Interchange station on the great central railway. Several transit centres including those at Laclede and BirchView used the new station for their platforms.

Iconic Stations

Stations that have been build by RegionalConnect and stand out for some reason.

Segville Grand Central

Segville's RegionalConnect station is called such for a reason, from the picture below you can probably see why. This station is also iconic because its the only station on the entire network to be fitted with an ECD (Empty cart detector). Its architecture is not completely original, as a large proportion of its design was inspired by station architecture at Daneburg. Segville is located at  ZS6 - ZS8  station, however (as the station is a far distance away from the MRT) to get directly to the station take a GWR or MSL service.

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Thunderbird Yonge Street

Thunderbird RegionalConnect station is the HUB of most RC services, it is boasted as being the busiest station on the entire network, it's also the most technologically advanced. The entire station is controlled by a computer (litterally) it can detect when a train enters the station and can then track that train until it leaves, this feature allows Thunderbird to have overflow platforms, these will divert a train onto another track if the primary platform is occupied. To get to Thunderbird, travel to  F17  station, or take a CME, GCR, MSL, EOL or SCL service.

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Sealane Central

Sealane station is the original station (as in, the fist one to ever be constructed), as no set technology had been developed when this station was built, everything within it is custom. It was going to have a Thunderbird style computer controlling it but that project was abandoned. This station used to house the most complicated RegionalConnect juction, on the south side, until major track alignments and re-vamps occurred in early 2017 to untangle the junctions. To get to Sealane Central travel to  XW2 - D2 - M2  station or take a GWR, GCR, RVX or WCML service.

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HSR Wythern

Wythern station is a historic landmark in the life of RC because it was the first high-speed station to be opened (17th November 2015) Its iconic modern styling with open platforms and a large concourse make it the best suited station for a modern HS line. To get to HSR Wythern travel to  C41  however the station is a long distance from the MRT station so for a quicker alternative take an SCL (Shinkansen) service.

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Safety

RegionalConnect takes safety on our routes as number one priority, so here we inform people of the risks around the line.

  • The most obvious of which is moving trains, at stations there is a white and yellow line on the platform. We strongly recommend staying behind the yellow line as that is a safe distance away from the path of a moving train, which in some places travel at 100mph.
  • The second large risk is overhead cables. RegionalConnect uses a 25kv AC system and being within 5 feet of the cables causes an arc. 90% of those electrocuted by the cables, die. It's certainly not worth the risk. And for those doing lineside work employed by RegionalConnect, ALWAYS assume the cables are LIVE.

Safety around normal running lines

  • When on or around 'normal' running lines (standard rails with speed limit not exceeding 20mph) you must stay clear of the tracks, however if it is necessary for you to be on the running lines it is vital that you isolate the track power supply, this can be done by cutting off redstone power to a section of powered rails. It is recommended you leave at least 20 meters between the work site and the nearest powered rail section. Once you have completed your work, reapply power to the section of track.
  • Lineside workers must pay close attention to signs, they must also take extra care when walking under, over or in tunnels and bridges. When walking near the running lines remember to use all possible safe pathways, this includes platforms, lineside walkways and the cess. You must keep at least 1 meter between you and the nearest running line.

Safety around High-Speed running lines

  • High-Speed running lines are considered those that have a maximum permitted speed of 75mph. Working near these types of lines holds a much greater risk to your safety so you will need to pay extra close attention to your surroundings. Trains consistently travel at 70mph on these lines and take a much greater distance to stop.
  • Once again should your work require you to work on the running lines, you should isolate the track power supply immediately. You should leave at least 50 meters between the work site and the nearest powered rail. Once again, once you have completed your work reapply power to the running lines.
  • Make use of the trackside entrances located at the start and end of a HS rail section, they can also be found at regular intervals along a section, once again, do not go on the running lines unless you have to. There are limited positions of safety along a HS rail section, your recommended position of safety is behind the trackside security fence or on a station platform.

Emergency Action

  • Failed Train

In the event that the train for what ever reason stops unexpectedly and you cannot get it going again, it is essential to remain calm, DO NOT announce it in chat. Leave the train and take the quickest and safest route to the side of the line, on some sections of line that may involve crossing other running lines. When doing this, take care to cross quickly, checking for trains BEFORE you leave the failed train. Please remember to break the cart once you are clear of any running lines.

  • Station Fault

Upon discovering a fault with a station report to me (RLCrafters) via a /mail or if it is something like some blocks of platform are missing, replace them manually.

Route Map

Note: All lines shown below may not be fully complete, please check SERVICE STATUS before travelling
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Routes

West Coast Main Line  WCML 

Status Code Name Connections
Operation Notice: RegionalConnect operates a shuttle service from Vermilion - Isthmus ( C86 ) It is not on this diagram due to limited service.
Dynmap Green Flag.png SEAC Sealane Central  XW2  -  D2  -  M2  -  A  -  B 
Dynmap Green Flag.png SEAN Sealane Northern  A  - Pacificalogo.jpeg
Dynmap Green Flag.png XLIA HSR Xilia  T5  - Pacificalogo.jpeg
Dynmap Green Flag.png KENT Kenthurst Junction  XW10  -  KM N-S Line 
Dynmap Green Flag.png VVSQ Vermilion Victory Square  XW15  -  S4  -  E3  - Pacificalogo.jpeg
Dynmap Cross.png ILSB Illirea Suburbs (closed)  XW18  -  Ilirail  - Pacificalogo.jpeg
Dynmap Green Flag.png STRO Storalisburg  C94  - Pacificalogo.jpeg
Dynmap Cross.png SPRV Spring Valley (closed) Pacificalogo.jpeg

Great Central Railway  GCR 

Status Code Name Connections
Dynmap Green Flag.png SEAC Sealane Central  XW2  -  D2  -  M2  -  A  -  B 
Dynmap Green Flag.png SEAN Sealane Northern  A  - Pacificalogo.jpeg
Dynmap Green Flag.png ASMR Ashmore  A3  -  ZN3  - ALineLogo.png Line - BLineBullet.png Line
Dynmap Green Flag.png GRZN Grayzen  XE3 
Dynmap Green Flag.png MRCH Merchant City Interchange  XE8  -  Marina Shuttle  -  MCB  -  MCR  -  MCX 

Cross-Map Express  CME 

Status Code Name Connections
Dynmap Cross.png SPRV Spring Valley (closed) Pacificalogo.jpeg
Dynmap Green Flag.png STRO Storalisburg  C94  - Pacificalogo.jpeg
Dynmap Cross.png ILSB Illirea Suburbs (closed)  XW18  -  Ilirail  - Pacificalogo.jpeg
Dynmap Green Flag.png VVSQ Vermilion Victory Square  XW15  -  S4  -  E3  - Pacificalogo.jpeg
Dynmap Green Flag.png KENT Kenthurst Junction  XW10  -  KM N-S Line 
Dynmap Green Flag.png XLIA HSR Xilia  T5  - Pacificalogo.jpeg
Dynmap Green Flag.png ASMR Ashmore  A3  -  ZN3  - ALineLogo.png Line - BLineBullet.png Line
Dynmap Green Flag.png GRZN Grayzen  XE3 
Dynmap Green Flag.png MRCH Merchant City Interchange  XE8  -  Marina Shuttle  -  MCB  -  MCR  -  MCX 

Riviera Express  RVX 

Status Code Name Connections
Dynmap Green Flag.png SEAC Sealane Central  XW2  -  D2  -  M2  -  A  -  B 
Dynmap Green Flag.png SEAN Sealane Northern  A  - Pacificalogo.jpeg
Dynmap Green Flag.png XLIA HSR Xilia  T5  - Pacificalogo.jpeg
Dynmap Cross.png RDSQ Radiance Square (closed) Pacificalogo.jpeg -  A9 
Dynmap Cross.png WHCP Whitecapel Waterfront (closed) Pacificalogo.jpeg -  A11 

MidSouth Line  MSL 

Status Code Name Connections
Operation Notice: RegionalConnect operates a shuttle service from Thunderbird - Wythern ( C41 ) It is not on this diagram due to limited service.
Dynmap Cross.png DNBM Daneburg Main (closed) Pacificalogo.jpeg -  Daneburg Tram 
Dynmap Cross.png DNBN Daneburg North (closed) Pacificalogo.jpeg -  Daneburg Tram 
Dynmap Green Flag.png KPNO Kolpino  M18 
Dynmap Green Flag.png UTOP Utopia  D14 
Dynmap Green Flag.png SGVL Segville Grand Central  ZS7 
Dynmap Pin.png OKLY Oakley (planned)  F5  -  I5 
Dynmap Green Flag.png SANR San Reinoldi  F12  -  M2  -  M4  -  M5  -  M6 
Dynmap Green Flag.png THND Thunderbird Yonge Street  F17  -  G  -  B 
Dynmap Green Flag.png FRDN Freedon  C33  -  F20 
Dynmap Green Flag.png ESST Easest Central  F26  -  EC12 
Dynmap Green Flag.png MRBL Marblegate Centraal  F27 

Great Western Railway  GWR 

Status Code Name Connections
Dynmap Green Flag.png SEAC Sealane Central  XW2  -  D2  -  M2  -  A  -  B 
Dynmap Green Flag.png SGVL Segville Grand Central  ZS7 
Dynmap Green Flag.png UTOP Utopia  D14 
Dynmap Green Flag.png KPNO Kolpino  M18 
Dynmap Cross.png DNBN Daneburg North (closed) Pacificalogo.jpeg -  Daneburg Tram 
Dynmap Cross.png DNBM Daneburg Main (closed)  C78  - Pacificalogo.jpeg -  Daneburg Tram 

Southern Connector Line  SCL 

Status Code Name Connections
Operation Notice: RegionalConnect operates a shuttle service from Matheson - Zaquar ( ZS30 ) It is not on this diagram due to limited service.
Dynmap Pin.png ELBY Elecna Bay Grand Northern (planned)  I21 
Dynmap Pin.png MTLE Matheson Little Ecuador (planned)  I10  -  N  -  Q  -  S  -  J  -  MJ 
Dynmap Green Flag.png SANR San Reinoldi  F12  -  M2  -  M4  -  M5  -  M6 
Dynmap Green Flag.png THND Thunderbird Yonge Street  F17  -  G  -  B