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SimRail The Railway Simulator EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

This guide explains the start procedure of the EN57, the start procedure with two EN57 coupled together and basic operational instructions.

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SimRail The Railway Simulator EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Enter the Locomotive

First we need to enter the locomotive, open the door next to the cabin.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Click again and enter the locomotive.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Activate the Battery and unlock the Ground Relay

Go to the center of the train and search for a door like the cabin door with a porthole, click on it and enable the battery.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Now click again on the door and unlock the ground relay.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Enter the Cabin

Now enter the cabin, click on the door at the front/end of the EN57 and press “Enter the cabin”.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Let in some fresh air and push the window down a bit, move your cursor over the window and drag it down.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions
EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Click on the seat and sit down.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Starting & Operating the Locomotive

Activate the cabin (be prepared for ALARM SOUND).

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Press the vigilance button.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Flip the radio power switch on the panel.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Press the radio power switch on the radio.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Raise the rear pantograph.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Move the direction controller into neutral or 0 position.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions
EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Flip the main switch.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Flip the converter switch.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Flip the compressor switch.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Move the service brake into the highest position (releasing ep) and let it go back (to driving ep position).

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions
EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Set the direction controller into forward | (1) or forward || (2) position.
For driving backward move it into back (WYL) position (be prepared for ALARM SOUND).

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions
EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Click on the handbreak an release it.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Wait until the noise of the compressor stopped and then hold the service brake in the highest position until on the outer left pressure indicator the needle has fallen to 0, now all brake preassure has been released.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions
EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions
EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions
EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Move the Drive handle into the first position and off you go.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions
EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

When you move the service brake into the next lower position it is in (from driving ep into braking ep) your applying brake force, the longer the service brake is in that position the more braking force are you applying, so be gentle with it.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions
EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

To open & close the doors you flip the outer switches of the panel section next to the vigilance button, before you are closing the doors notice that its recommended to sound the warning buzzer between the dor switches for at least 2 seconds.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions
EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions
EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Two EN57 coupled together

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Starting Procedure with two coupled EN57

Before entering the first/head EN57 enter the second/tail EN57 and execute all steps of “Activate the Battery and unlock the Ground Relay”.

After that move the direction controller into neutral or 0 position.

EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions
EN57 + Double EN57 Start Procedure & Operation Instructions

Then enter the first/head EN57 and execute all steps of “Starting & Operating the Locomotive”.

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