Traffic Flow Analysis. Steve Prevette Burnt Hills & Big Flats RR Pasco WA Fluor Hanford City University. Have you ever operated on a layout where:. Every town is a switching puzzle? Sat in siding for two (real) hours waiting for traffic to clear to do switching?
Burnt Hills & Big Flats RR
No more than one of something
Point-to-Point (with yards at each end)
Complete, self contained world
On-line to Off-line
Multiple copies (or big!)
Might not even have a classification yard
Staging TracksOld Ideals, New Ideas
Balance the classification yard
10:50 AM NE‑84
Washington DC ‑ Portland ME (Thanks to Lee Nicholas for concept)
Max Train Length: ___________
Origination: LV Sibley Main
1. Leave LV Coxton Yard northbound.
2. At Mayfield Main Yard, setout all non‑BLUE cars. Pickup BLUE cars.
3. Proceed northbound to Sidney. Run around train, push train through GX Tower.
4. Proceed forward (Eastbound) on D&H (Track 5).