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Railway Rivals game 13 – Turn 1

Previous reports: Start-up

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GRAND RAIL EAST ATLANTIC TRUNKLINE and SLOW LOCOMOTIVES ONLY USED GENTLY ON HILLS build west out of London along the Thames Valley. TIGER IN SMOKE and SLOW WAGON IN FAST TRAFFIC both built southwest to Leatherhead before diverging. BASINGSTOKE ASSOCIATED STEEL HIGHWAY built towards Farnborough, while MISSED, DELAYED AND CANCELLED RAILS built through Woking on the LSWR alignment.

BASINGSTOKE ASSOCIATED STEEL HIGHWAY (BASH), Bob Blanchett - Black
a) (London L68) - L63
b) (L63) - L61 - K61 - K60
c) (K60) - Virginia Water - I59 - H58 - G58 - G57 (+3)
Points: 20 +3 = 23

MISSED, DELAYED AND CANCELLED RAILS (MDCR), Mike Dyer - Blue
a) (London M68) - M67 - M66 - L65 - K65 - K64
b) (K64) - J63 - J62 - I62
c) (I62) - H61 - G61 - Woking - F59 - E59 (+3)
Points: 20 +3 +3 = 26

SLOW LOCOMOTIVES ONLY USED GENTLY ON HILLS (SLOUGH), Brad Martin - Orange
a) (London N67) - N62
b) (N62) - Slough - N58 (+1.5)
c) (N58) - Maidenhead - L55 - L54 (+3)
Points: 20 +4.5 = 24.5

TIGER IN SMOKE (TIS), Jonathan Palfrey - Green
a) (London N67) - I65
b) (I65) - Leatherhead - F62 (+1.5)
c) (F62) - F60 - Guildford - C59 (+3)
Points: 20 +4.5 = 24.5

GRAND RAIL EAST ATLANTIC TRUNKLINE (GREAT), Rob Pinkerton - Red
a) (London N67) - N62
b) (N62) - Slough - M59 (+1.5)
c) (M59) - Windsor - M58 - M57 - Maidenhead - N55 (+3)
Points: 20 +4.5 = 24.5

SLOW WAGON IN FAST TRAFFIC (SWIFT), Gerald Udowiczenko - Yellow
a) (London M68) - M67 - L66 - K66 - J65 - I65
b) (I65) - H64 - G64 - Leatherhead - E63 (+1.5)
c) (E63) - Dorking - C64 - B64 - A64 - N23 (+3)
Points: 20 +4.5 = 24.5

Map

Turn 1 (PDF, 2.2 Mb)

GM Notes

Order layouts generally OK. Please separate the die rolls.

As you may have noticed, Brad Martin has taken the sixth slot.

MDCR earns the bonus points for connecting Woking, where Paul went to school (he is an alumnus of The Woking County Grammar School for Boys).

Next die rolls are: 4, 6, 5