Model RailRoad Manager (tm), MRRM (tm), software provides model railroad Inventory, Maintenance and Waybill-based Traffic Generation. Advanced version includes Dispatcher, Fascia, Cab Panels Editor and Operations, Layout Locomotive, Turnout, Signal, Block Occupancy, and other sensor Control. Advanced edition also provides HyperThrottle Cabs that integrate rail traffic workload and layout control, Multi-layout Operations for virtual car forwarding between layouts, Remote Operations to drive trains from a distance, Web Cams, Internet features, and extended DCC support.

Track Segment Management

Purpose | Screen Images | Data Description | Function Descriptions | How to Use


A track segment is simply a length of track that you need to name for train location, block specification, industry sidings, yard trackage, or other specification needs. Tracks classes supported are: Main Line, Branch Line, Industrial Siding, Yard Siding, Bypass Siding, and Interchange Track.

Screen Images:

This figure shows a sample of the many track segments comprising your railroad

The next figure shows a single siding form.

Data Description:

Track or Siding ID - a unique ID for a segment of track; may be up to 20 characters

Track Name - a long name for the track segment

Actual Model Length - the length of the track segment in inches ( up to 9,999.99)

Prototype Length - automatically calculated for you based on your scale setting.

Citytown ID - primary Citytown where the track segment is located/terminated

Rail Segment Class - select from a drop down list: Main Line, Branch Line, Industrial Siding, Yard Siding, Bypass Siding, or Interchange Track. MRRM ignores Staging Track.

Operational Status - select Operational or Out-of-Service

Maximum Grade - up to 5.9%; optional

Maximum Speed - optional in this version

Restricted Speed - optional in this version

Track # - used for Track Joiner specifications

Function Descriptions:

The "Create Default Siding Stop Point" creates a stop record on this track. You may change the default name after creating the stop if desired.

How to Use:

Siding records are required for industry, station, yard and interchange track usage. Other track types are optional.

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