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Tutorial How to build a fully functional elevated Tram

An Idea how to build an elevated tram system UPDATED for custom Bridges

  1. Mr.X²
    This is an idea how you can build a working elevated tram system

    What you need:
    Pedestrian Paths By Uokiok V1.1
    Low Bridges for the NEXL Tram 2.1
    NEXL - Trams
    What I recommend to use additionally:
    rural road (bridges) by Alex24
    Bridge Pack by Nicko2u
    Monty's bridge pack
    Modern cable stayed bridge by Monty
    PCJ's Concrete Arched Bridges
    PJCs European Bridge Pack
    aitortilla01's bridge pack
    Wall Collection by Eano
    bench, lamp, trash mod by jrvieux
    Everything else what YOU need to build a beautiful elevated Tram system :p

    At first you need to know, that it will take some time to build a perfect/beautiful station without any "bugs"
    this station took about 90-120 minutes to build:
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    But we have time, so lets start... :bigsmile:


    At first build a street, tramway or whatever you want at groundlevel:
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    Then choose a 30m bridge you like (you can also use a 15m bridge) and built it at a "middle" height as shown in the picture below across the street:
    That will be our elevated tram station.
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    After that select uokioks pedestrian bridges (10m or 15m) and connect the bridge to the ground:
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    Then connect all pedestrian paths, it will mess up your bridge but thats ok :p
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    If you wish to have stairs, update the pedestrian paths NOW, or it will mess up your bridge again
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    After that delete your bridge
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    Build your bridge again CAREFULLY. It has to be even/smooth
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    Delete the parts of the bridge you dont need and update the bridge to "wide paved tram line" (or if you use a 15m to "simple tram line")
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    Then select a 15m bridge you like and build the elevated-tram-treck
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    You may have noticed that you can see through the bridge pillars
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    I could not find a way to avoid this bug so my clue is to use Eano's Wall Collection
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    If you like you can add some custom furniture like benches, a metro-interchange or an "elevator". Be creative!
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    Now build your elevated tram system, you can also build turnouts
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    And update the bridges to "simple tram line", "wide paved tram line" or whatever you wish to have
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    Once your elevated tram system is complete, build a tram-terminal and create a tram-line
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    Finished!
    So be creative and hopefully we will se some beautiful elevated tram systems soon
    here some examples (i know its a ugly city, just build it for tutorial purposes :p ):
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    And a video made by es168, thanks :)


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    Here is a clue by pepino. Thank you :beer:
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    StaBillyZator and kipate like this.

Recent Reviews

  1. kipate
    kipate
    5/5,
    Excellent tutorial!
    Will be very useful!