Spoiler Locomotives, rolling stock and other such things
All trains and rolling stock are set to a 1.5 meter gauge
- 2-6-0 Configuration saddleback Tank Engine
- 50 Tonnes
- Top Speed 90km/h, 60km/h while pulling five fully laden 70 tonne cars.
- 50 km range for fuel and water, extended to 200km for fuel with a tender.
- 64 in service.
- Sixteen wombats can be produced every year.
- 4-8-2 configuration
- 200 Tonnes, not including tender.
- Top Speed 120km/h, 80km/h while pulling twenty cars including tender.
- 200km range for water, 500 km for coal
- 8 in service
- Four Imperators can be built every year.
Rolling stock includes flat beds, hopper cars, box cars, cattle cars and passenger cars. Passenger cars models include third class (basic wooden benches), Second class (padded sprung seats with some more finishings), first class (sub divided into a number of small rooms with running water), dining cars (with attached kitchens) and private cars for the likes of King Robert. Each locomotive has a small electric generator set up to power headlights and internal lighting for all passenger compartments. All passenger wagons have a toilet. 256 basic chassis can be built each year, which can be turned into various types of specialist cars with additional work. Expanding production capacity is possible, but would requite a fair bit of capital and several years of work.
Firefly Electric Trolley
- Eight wheels on two bogies, all powered
- 12 tonnes
- Top speed of 50 km/h
- Two Configurations: Passenger has Seating for up to forty people while cargo can carry up to 12 tonnes of cargo
- Requires an overhead power line
- 8 in service
- Four can be built each year given the current configuration
You are now aged 25 (unless you are younger than that IRL, then you remain your age) and are in good health. Any condition which requires medication that you might have once had have been dealt with.
If you are a transexual, you're biological sex now matches your gender. Great Westeros Railway has an equal opportunity employment program going.
In your employ are some 40,000 men and women across the Seven Kingdoms. 17,000 of these are around The Railworks feeding the furnaces, running the mills, managing the accounts, assembling the units, managing the books and similar. Most of them are Westeros Born but 1,000 of them are part of you're "Railway Men" (French and English people who wear Victorian era clothes have a friendly rivalry) and provide the core of your Engineering elite, though you do have a school which trains up kids in the basics of reading and writing and each engineer has several apprentices. The Railworks also produce Another 15,000 work at the switching yards, water towers, coal bunkers, train stations (King's Landing Central being the biggest), local repair yards, telegraph station people and similar. 5,000 people are employed as Navies for railway maintenance and expansion and their support staff, though more can be hired cheaply from the smallfolk. 3,000 people actually work on the trains as engineers, technicians, stoakers, waiters, cooks, conductors, porters and 1,500 railguards. Railguards have smart blue uniforms, helmets, breastplates, truncheons, short swords and sidearms to keep order protect the railway from unwanted advances by bandits, reactionaries and various other Anti-Locomotites led by Captain Du-Province. Standard policy is that with the exception of the Kingsguard and his majesty the King all weapons be transported in locked chests in luggage cars. Various maesters and a few Braavosi scholars bum around the Railworks taking notes and have been trying to make their own steam engines. Currently they've gotten to the point where they can make crude but functional steam engines for riverboats which are no longer prone to exploding.
Since you employ a decent number of people and bring in fresh produce from as far as Dorne, you are quite well liked among the population of King's Landing. King Robert also rather likes the railway, your predecessor and now you by extension for a variety of reasons ranging from the fact that he gets a share of the Glory to the fact that he prefers the railway car far more to any wagon he'd ever had to point up to. Even though there are some teamsters and nobles away from King's Landing which object to the idea of steam engines thundering across the landscape uniting the realm like never before. Fortunately the Faceless Men have been paid off and won't assassinate you.
The Railworks itself has a 10 meter tall brick and stone wall around it as well as steel gates. It has a 13 storey tall skyscraper which oversees the operations, the top floor of which has your penthouse and office. 500 Railgaurd are stationed within it's walls for security. Raw materials and fuel are procured from all over the seven kingdoms, but primarily from the Westerlands, Stormlands, Vale and Iron Islands delivered by ship and train.
What do you do?