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Offline River

Routing penalty
« on: August 04, 2016, 10:18:28 PM »
Would it be possible to put a routing penalty on a rails (maybe even road) so the trains are less likely to take that route but a (slightly) longer route?

I know i could use way points but this solution would be more efficient and leaves the trains to find other/faster routes if they come availible

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Re: Routing penalty
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2016, 05:26:55 AM »
This would have to be some sort of signal, I guess. But what sort of signal would signal to the player that this is what it does? (Not that most signals are particularly intuitive as it is.)

Offline Spacethingy

Re: Routing penalty
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2016, 10:31:29 AM »
You can use a small bridge for this purpose. It looks weird, but it works. (i.e. add a small slope to the route to add to its penalty value)
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Offline River

Re: Routing penalty
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2016, 11:53:56 AM »
i think a sign as big as is used for one way should do the trick. Maybe use some black and white. :)

@Spacethingy i have multiple extra hills and 1 tunnel in that route and that doesn't help.

Offline Tjoeker

Re: Routing penalty
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2016, 08:43:24 AM »
You can use a small bridge for this purpose. It looks weird, but it works. (i.e. add a small slope to the route to add to its penalty value)

How does an unnecessary bridge help on your track for high-speed trains? ;)