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Railway Rivals game 13 (RR2344LH) – Turn 5

Previous reports: Turn 4 Turn 3 Turn 2 Turn 1 Start-up

Builds

Some Railways again built behind another company as they went for the same gap in the hills. SLOW LOCOMOTIVES ONLY USED GENTLY ON HILLS built up the Test valley to Stockbridge and connected to Fareham.

TIGER IN SMOKE built along the coast into Brighton following SWIFT. They then built branches to Virginia Water and Woking.

GRAND RAIL EAST ATLANTIC TRUNKLINE built along the west edge of Hampshire down the Test Valley, approaching Southampton from the North.

MISSED, DELAYED AND CANCELLED RAILS built north from Alton along the alignment of the Alton to Basingstoke Railway (which I was walking part of on Sunday last) and connected to Reading.

BASINGSTOKE ASSOCIATED STEEL HIGHWAY were built branches and connected to towns.

SLOW WAGON IN FAST TRAFFIC built east into Brighton and connected to Petersfield and Haywards Heath.

BASINGSTOKE ASSOCIATED STEEL HIGHWAY (BASH), Bob Blanchett - Black
a) (Whitchurch) - E43 - Andover; (+3)
    (K60) - L59 - Windsor
b) (C60) - B60
c) (B60) - Cranleigh;
    (G51) - H50
Points: 23.5 -3 +8 = 34.5

MISSED, DELAYED AND CANCELLED RAILS (MDCR), Mike Dyer - Blue
a) (C54) - B53 - Bordon; (+3)
    (Alton) - B50 - C50 - D50 - E50
b) (E50) - Basingstoke - G50 - H49
c) (H49) - I50 - J50 - K51 - Reading (3 to SLOUGH)
Points: 66.5 +3 -3 +2 = 68.5

SLOW LOCOMOTIVES ONLY USED GENTLY ON HILLS (SLOUGH), Brad Martin - Orange
a) (Eastleigh) - F6 - Fareham - E8;
    (J3) - K3 (1 to MDCR, 1 to TIS)
b) (K3) - M2 - Stockbridge (+1.5)
c) (F67) - E68 - Redhill (1 to MDCR)
Points: 54.5 +1.5 -3 +9 = 62

TIGER IN SMOKE (TIS), Jonathan Palfrey - Green
a) (F23) - Shoreham - Brighton;
    (F60) - Woking (6 to SWIFT)
b) (Woking) - H59 - I60 - Virginia Water
c) (H4) - H3 - Romsey;
    (H6) - Bishop's Waltham (+3)
Points: 67.5 +3 -6 +1 = 66.5

GRAND RAIL EAST ATLANTIC TRUNKLINE (GREAT), Rob Pinkerton - Red
a) (G46) - F45 - E45 - E44 - E43 - Andover - C42 (5 to SLOUGH, 8 to BASH)
b) (C42) - B42 - A43 - Stockbridge (+1.5)
c) (Stockbridge) - M3 - L2 - K2 - Romsey (1 to SLOUGH)
Points: -14.5 +1.5 -14 -2 = -29

SLOW WAGON IN FAST TRAFFIC (SWIFT), Gerald Udowiczenko - Yellow
a) (D23) - Shoreham - Brighton (+9):
    (K27) - Haywards Heath (+3)
b) (M26) - Three Bridges (+3);
    (K15) - K13
c) (K13) - Petersfield;
    (C15) - D15;
    (Leatherhead) - G63 - G62
Points: 60.5 +15 +6 = 81.5

Map

Turn 5 (PDF, 2.3 Mb)

GM Notes

I've never had a minus score before. 10% interest is added each turn.

Last turn of building before the races start: die rolls are: 3, 5, 4