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Offline 123abc

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Having two choose signals
« on: March 07, 2012, 09:33:34 AM »
Am I able to have two choose signals because the way I have my lines set up it would be helpful to have them set up so they can take trains and not have them sit on the main line, I can get a picture on here if helpful!

Offline AP

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Re: Having two choose signals
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2012, 08:43:44 PM »
It is possible to have two independent entrances to a multi-platform single station, with each of the two entrances having a choose signal.

But there are a number of things that choose signals cannot do because of how they are coded, you have to be a bit careful with them, so a diagram would let us make sure what you're planning will work.

For instance, choose signals at a station entrance will thoroughly confuse a train which wants to run through, but not stop at, that station, so having a pair of choose signals in that scenario (one in each direction) is probably not a good idea.

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Re: Having two choose signals
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2012, 09:32:25 PM »
For instance, choose signals at a station entrance will thoroughly confuse a train which wants to run through, but not stop at, that station, so having a pair of choose signals in that scenario (one in each direction) is probably not a good idea.

You can deal with this as follows: if you want a train to run through a station with choose signals, give it a waypoint a tile or two after the through-station's platforms. That way it will book its passage only to that waypoint, and not get too confused.