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Needles Route Map Changelog

January 6, 2017
  • Swapped location of Energy Transportation and Newberry Ballast. (pg 1)

October 18, 2016
  • Corrected EB speedboard at 702.1 (pg 2)


May 21, 2016
  • Added Amtrak Depot at Needles (pg 6)

February 22, 2016
  • Added some missing tags to industry names.

December 30, 2015
  • Removed map portion that was east of MP 732.2 where the Mojave/Needles route merge.
  • Removed Yermo Yard map

June 18, 2015
  • Minor cosmetic changes to fix some text and font sizes.

January 3, 2015
  • Added a few road crossing on route.

September 22, 2014
  • Design Refresh
  • NEBO Tracks now on page 1

August 10, 2014
  • Corrected M1 speed board at 582.0
  • Added missing M1 speed board at 680.2
  • Deleted M2 speed boards at 680.2 and 680.5
  • Updated text styling to match other maps

April 6, 2014
  • Removed info regarding Amtrak 90mph running to avoid confusion between Run8 TT and Real World TT

March 2, 2014
  • Added info regarding Amtrak 90mph running and M1 to M2 crossovers

February 24, 2014
  • Correct Signal Milepost Boards at MP606
  • Add Milepost to signals east of CP Fenner

January 1, 2014
  • Added Milepost number to the intermediate signals at NEBO and W. Daggett
  • Also a bunch of tidying up throughout the map

December 12, 2013
  • Added speed boards for Yermo branch

December 1, 2013
  • Added track names and lengths to NEBO yard on page 6

November 19, 2013
  • Added Daggert grade crossing for crews to reference

September 1, 2013
  • Barstow Yard has been removed from the map. It is now part of the Barstow Yard Map.
  • NEBO yard tracks have been added to page 6
  • Did a little more general clean up

August 26, 2013
  • The biggest change is a condensing of the entire route. The main sub has gone from 9 pages down to 6 pages.
  • Hinkley to Barstow Yard has been removed since that's in the Mojave Sub map.
  • NEBO yard tracks have been removed from the main sub map. A detailed page will be added soon.
  • Grade information has been added along route.
  • Detectors are now colored red.
  • Overall clean up of the route was done to try and tidy it up some.

August 18, 2013
  • Changed EB Signals at end of Barstow to dual head
  • Added missing WB signal near MP 750
  • Relocated 732.9 Detector to correct location
  • Changed Signals 732.1 and 732.3 to Single Head
  • Changed Hector MP to 712.8
  • Changed Detector 692.8 to 691.8 to match ID callout
  • Changed WB speed sign at 685.1 to P-70 F-65
  • Added G-Plate to 683.1 Signal
  • Change Detector 672.1 to 672.5 to match ID callout
  • Removed G-Plates from signals 669.1 and 669.3
  • Added WB missing signals at West Amboy
  • Changed signals at 657.2 and 657.4 to single head
  • Changed signal 642.3 to single head
  • Changed signal 634.2 to single head
  • Added missing EB signals 630.2 and 630.4
  • Added G-Plate to signal 603.1
  • Changed signal 603.3 to single head
  • Changed signal 597.2 to double head
  • Changes Main 1 signals at Ibis to double head

June 24, 2013
  • Added a few industry names.
  • Added track lengths to Barstow Amtrak
  • Correct Newberry spelling
  • Updated track names at Yermo Yard

June 21, 2013
  • Added missing signals in front of Marine center (East of E. Barstow)
  • Added "Aux Lead" text to yard lead at Barstow
  • Corrected name and location of Detector 732.9
  • Corrected location of Detector 702.7
  • Added Track names to Yermo Yard

June 19, 2013
  • Rearranged page 3 & 4 so Newbury is now all on 1 page.

June 18, 2013
  • Added track lengths throughout the whole route, including Needles and Yermo Yard
  • Rearranged page 5 layout for better display
  • Corrected speed board 591.4 Milepost #
  • Added milepost and type to detector at 603.5

June 15, 2013
  • All speed boards on the map reflect all speed restrictions on the Run 8 Needles Timetable.
  • Added MP # to all speedboards
  • Added MP # and type to all Track Detectors
  • Added Spur Length at West Daggert
  • Added Spur Length East of Daggert
  • Added missing signal at Minneloa (correct in yesterday's 'b' rev)
  • Added track lengths at Newbury
  • Added 'non-ctc' indicator on Newbury Signals
  • Corrected Signal 701.4 to 708.4
  • Added West Pisgah siding track length
  • Added missing detector at 702.7
  • Corrected Ludlow MP #
  • Added Ash Hill track lengths
  • Added 'Crystal Salt Company' industry name at Saltus
  • Added MP # to Homer
  • Added missing detector at 603.5
  • Removed signal MP boards at Ibis

June 14, 2013
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