Tuesday, October 26, 2010

2013 HOBBIES: Model Railroads in Second life: Railroader alert

Railroader alert.  Virtual Railway Consortium
VRC Headquarters
Virtual Reality is a growing option for model railroading.  And for everyone interested in railroads, railways, locomotives, or travel in general.   The  Virtual Railway Consortium (VRC)  is made up of people like that.   Home base for the VRC is Second Life, a large and well developed virtual world. 

Atoll Continent Rail
Second Life hosts a large community of rail buffs and an extensive rail network.  The map below shows the rail lines serving just one continent, Heterocera, the Atoll continent :
Here is detailed information about the rail service on Heterocera:

Landmarks to many train stations on the Atoll Continent are available at the Hobo Helpers HQ:
Affiliated groups
Here is a list of most of the affiliated groups:  Hobo Junction,  Okemo, Nakiska, & Southern Railway,  Second Life Transit Authority,  Switchback Railroad,  The Undergrid Herald,  LIONHEART Community,  Independent State of Caledon,  Capital Steeltopia Citizens,  New Babbage, Nova Albion,  Steamlands Micronation of Cote Fleurie, Al Andalus

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