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Latest update Version 12-2016: Click box below to download


Date uploaded: 7th December 2016

See the “With Thanks to ....” page for others work used in this route

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Next update - When I started the route, the first line was Winteringham to Sunthorpe, and I attempted to keep Scunthorpe as how it would have been in 1907 (when the NLLR opened).  As the rest of the route has been developed I made it a mid-fifties route.  I am now returning to Scunthorpe to update it to the 1950s.  No promises about how soon it will be ready.  But if you are designing any scenarios which include Scunthorpe, please don’t place any trains to the west of where the NLLR joins the main line (the junction is east of Scunthorpe).  Virtually every line to the west of that junction is being replaced!


To download.  Click the version v-12-2016 link.  You will be transferred to the download site.  You should be offered the download without any further input.  If not, then:

Locate the Box: “North Lincolnshire...” (etc)

Right click the box.

Left click on “Download”


Download ONLY from one of the sites listed above.  They’re FREE, so there is no advantage going to sites that I don’t know about, and which may not be all they seem!


What you need for this to work!

Train Simulator 2017 .... You’ll need to purchase a copy of the commercial programme “Train Simulator 2017” if you don’t have it already.  Link to the site here.

The North Lincolnshire file.  It is free.  Download as above. 

You will need the “AP_Station Assets” file.

Nothing else is necessary.



For the route: I strongly recommend that you download various boats from the website, mainly those by Captain Bazza.  Although these are not necessary, and only form scenery, they do add a great deal of authenticity.  Particularly the ferry “Ryde” which is a good match for the New Holland-Hull ferries. 

Also, download the free goods wagons from UKTrainSims, which are required in some of the scenarios I have included.

I have used one or two assets from the Train Simulator Market Place offering of Platform Clutter:, the most “important” being for the hands of a few of the smaller station clocks.  Whether you buy this is entirely your choice, it really won’t make much difference.

Some of the scenarios use locomotives downloaded (to be paid for) from the Train Simulator site, JustTrains or Digital Traction  Alternatively, make up your own scenarios using whatever locos and rolling stock you have.

I recommend that, if at all possible, you set the graphics master detail to “highest.”  If you don’t, then you may not see some of the assets at all, whilst you do see others.

Some of the scenarios are works in progress!  Please note that old versions of scenarios (included with earlier versions) may not work due to changes in track configuration at Grimsby Town, Saltfleetby, etc


After someone drew my attention to your N-Lincolnshire route I downloaded it with the idea to delete it again should it turn out to be just another bad attempt to build a route.

However, ever since I have been marvelling at what you did.

Such a love of details, almost 100% perfection make this the best route I have (and I have over 150), be it freeware or payware.

I am still amazed and cannot stop playing this masterpiece.

Thanks a lot for all the time and work you must have put into it.

Best regards, A M (Germany)

Latest News

What is updated in the latest update since the last (May 2016) update?

Improvements to the December 2016 update include ....

Redesign of Grimsby Town Station and Station Roof

Wooden wharfs

ABM Maltkiln at Louth redesigned and textured accurately

Redesign to Firsby Station

Various new assets designed for the route

Skegness-Firsby Branch “scened up.”

Louth-Mablethorpe-Willoughby Branch fully “scened up.”

Brigg Station revamped, with an overall roof and suitable wooden panels on the platform, plus other minor improvements.

Lincoln!  Including the Lincoln to Boston, and Lincoln to Barnetby lines.  These two lines are not fully scened up.


New! Timetables from 1963-4  and 1956-7

The site now includes timetables from 1963-4 that cover trains on the routes.  So, if you like making your own scenarios for the end of the steam period/start of the diesel period, you can use the timetables in use at the time.  All the routes are included that were in operation at that time and are listed under their table number in the index shown on the left-hand navigation bar of this site....

45 Boston, Firsby, Willoughby, Alford, Louth, Grimsby, Cleethorpes

47 Firsby to Skegness

48 Willoughby to Mablethorpe

49 Firsby, Coningsby, Woodhall Junction, Bardney

53 Market Rasen, Barnetby, Grimsby, Cleethorpes

58 New Holland, Grimsby, Cleethorpes

59 New Holland to Barton-on-Humber

60 New Holland to Immingham

63 Gainsborough, Barnetby, Grimsby, Cleethorpes

64 Scunthorpe, Barnetby, Grimsby, Cleethorpes

Please note that there are no timetables for the following lines as they had closed to passengers by 1963:

Winteringham to Barton (Never opened)

Scunthorpe to Whitton (Closed to passengers 1925)

Firsby to Spilsby (Closed to passengers 1939)

Louth to Bardney (Closed to passengers 1951)

Woodhall Junction to Horncastle (Closed to passengers 1954)

Louth to Mablethorpe (Closed to passengers 1960)

Lincoln to Boston via Woodhall Junction (Closed to passengers 1963)


Progress Report on the next update

The next update will be a very major updating of Scunthorpe to more accurately reflect the period 1956-1965.  The route will go out as far as Crowle (Doncaster direction), and from there almost EVERY line has been updated, as has Keadby Bridge, the viaduct taking the line from the Trent up the scarp slope to Scunthorpe, the marshalling yard, Scunthorpe and Frodingham Station has replaced Frodingham Station, and a triangle now exists between the NLLR and the main line.  I’ve used a bit of artistic licence to keep Scunthorpe (NLLR) Station, though in real life the station and the triangle were from different eras.  The Frodingham Engine Shed is now modelled.  Scunthorpe exists in 1950s form complete with the Old Show Ground (Scunthorpe United football stadium of the era), and various other landmarks of Scunthorpe, including the Crosby flats which were built at the very end of the era (1965-6).

Current scenarios using Scunthorpe will not work when the new update arrives.  I shall update all the scenarios that come with the route with the update, but if you make your own, then before uploading the route, move every train a mile to the east of Frodingham Station before uploading the route, and then re-establish their starting points after the update.

Timescale for update ..... No earlier than March 2017.


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