Note: This function can also be used by the "train elevator" also called Paternoster (See animated picture right side).
Fiddle Yard Dialog Generel Tab.
| All text fields which are marked with a @ can open the @Box by a single click on its label if the text field is not empty.
The text field contents will be used to do a find.
Unique name to identify this Fiddle Yard object.
Free text to describe this Fiddle Yard.
To save a lot of real sensor inputs this option will share the ones defined for the Fiddle Yard routes with the connected track blocks.
Only the selected track should be able to generate sensor events; mechanically it could be solved by a ground roller underneath the moving table.
Set this option to avoid setting up routes to and from all track blocks, but setup only a route to and from the Fiddle Yard.
In this case the Fiddle Yard will act like a block manager and will dispatch the sensor events to the active block. Also the Fiddle Yard position command is generated automatically, so the Fiddle Yard track command can remain at zero for route switch commands.
Do not forget to set the Fiddle Yard as switch in the routes from and to the Fiddle Yard to force the train to wait until the Fiddle Yard reports “In position”.
The max. number of tracks is 128.
The FY symbol in Rocview is limited to 32, so for 128 both sides must be set up with two rows of blocks.
Trains can only leave if the minimum amount of blocks are occupied on the FY.
This feature is disabled when set to zero.
Delay in seconds between the last unlock and a new lock of the FY.
Without this delay the train could still be decelerating when the FY starts moving to another track.
The FY listens to system events. On shutdown it moves to this position if > 0.
Uses “First in, First out” procedure to let trains laeve the Fiddle Yard.
Random if not set.