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Railroad Career

by skiingiggy Posted 13th Dec 2006 at 12:01 AM - Updated 13th Dec 2006 at 9:52 PM by skiingiggy : Update
17 Comments / replies (Who?) - 11 Feedback Posts, 4 Thanks Posts
Update- The career is now entirely finished. It has full chance cards and a fixed career reward.( Now it's the obstacle coarse. The candy maker isn't a good reward for a railroader) This new package will delete the old one.

This is my first upload. I spent a lot of time working on this career. I have tested it and it works with the base game. It also has it's own guide, so it shouldn't replace other careers.I'm not sure if it is ep compatible. I made the icon myself. It is a little big, and may look a little wierd to some, but it gets the job done. It has chance cards for every level except the last one. The levels are relisticlly based. The levels are as follows, w/ breif description.

1-Assembly Line (builds cars)
2-Car Cleaner (Self Explanatory)
3-Brakeman (Applied brakes by hand in older RR days)
4-Mechanic ( Self explanitory)
5-Conductor ( punches tickets, schedule ect.)
6-Freight Director (Manages Shipping)
7-Fireman ( keeps steam locomotive running)
8-Steam Loco Driver (SE)
9-Deisel Driver (SE)
10-Rairoad owner (SE)
This took me a lot of time and it is my first career. Enjoy!
Tags: #job, #railroad, #train, #trains, #career

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Test Subject
#2 Old 13th Dec 2006 at 12:07 AM
Haha! Very cute! My dad used to work on the railroad. Nice job.

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#3 Old 13th Dec 2006 at 12:12 AM
Nicely done ! i havent seen a career posted in a long time... thanks for that !


kind of.
Space Pony
#4 Old 13th Dec 2006 at 12:44 AM
Neat. I used to want to be a train engineer, and I kind of still do. Locomotives are beautiful machines.
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13th Dec 2006 at 4:10 AM
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Lab Assistant
#5 Old 13th Dec 2006 at 9:29 AM
woot! thanks so much! My husband works in the railroad. You just forgot the dispatcher =P

I know you believe you understand what you think I said, but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant!
Forum Resident
#6 Old 13th Dec 2006 at 12:34 PM
Hehe... When I red the name on it... A song just came to my mind, an irish drinking song called "Poor Paddy Works on the Railway". I love that song :D

Hmm... maybe I should make Paddy


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Lab Assistant
#7 Old 15th Dec 2006 at 11:10 AM
Hey, that would fit my self sim :-D I'm something like a conductor myself.
But I hope you wrote "Diesel" and not "Deisel" ingame :/
Field Researcher
#8 Old 17th Dec 2006 at 7:03 AM
Great timing. I have just moved a family into my downloaded Orient Express Lot. Perfect career for a family living on a train

Thanks heaps.
#9 Old 19th Dec 2006 at 12:33 AM
Hey great work agian i was just sending a career request out to anyone who wants to make one ive decided the levels, salaries, times and cars.... So i would really like someone to make one its the 'Simoleon Career'

Thanks ! =P


kind of.
Test Subject
#10 Old 28th Dec 2006 at 1:06 AM
My grandfather worked in the Railroad. He has passed now and I look forward to creating a sim to go through this career with his name. I am just now installing it and am really curious if you made uniforms for it.

Field Researcher
#11 Old 21st Sep 2008 at 11:30 AM
Originally Posted by Mynnia
But I hope you wrote "Diesel" and not "Deisel" ingame :/
He said diesel!!!
Can you please fix it!!!

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Test Subject
#12 Old 30th May 2009 at 4:42 AM
Thanks for making this career. My father and grandfather were both conductors, and I hope to be too.
Test Subject
#13 Old 2nd Oct 2014 at 4:51 AM
Now my Sim based on my stepdad can have a somewhat accurate job! :D
Test Subject
#14 Old 5th Mar 2016 at 7:09 PM
Thank You
Mad Poster
#15 Old 28th Nov 2017 at 4:23 PM
Thank you
Test Subject
#16 Old 24th Dec 2021 at 12:01 AM
Hey! I have a question for you. How come nothing like this idea has ever been done for SIMS4???

In addition to being into SIMS4, I am also a lifelong rail buff and a fan of Trainz Railroad Simulator which is another computer game created by an Australian company formerly known as Auran. I would like to see a mod that could combine certain elements of the latter into SIMS.

Just to dream a little here at the keyboard, what if SIMs could travel between the worlds by train? That's actually having a lot functioning as a station to where trains would actually arrive and depart from? And what if there were portals on each world to where tracks could go? What if at each portal the trains could disappear and appear in the next World. What if the order of each World could be determined by a timetable? What if at each station, Sims could buy train tickets at according to a variable fare depending on the World where they want to go? What if Sims could actually board trains and get off when they have arrived at their destination. What if other sims could come to the station to see them off or be waiting at the destination when they arrive.

What if Sims and their businesses could ship freight to other Worlds again via rail. What if there were a career mod allowing the Railroad to sort of function as a UPS actually delivering/picking up shipments? , As railroads themselves actually did long before there ever was was a UPS
And what if, as part of Twisted Mexi's upcoming for public release Create A World mod, we could place railroads as part of it>

OK, I am kind of dreaming kind of big here but even so, what if?

In surfing around, I find this idea is not brand new ( and yet none of these ideas seem to have never made it to SIMS3 and SIMS4 And I wonder why. Is there a reason?