More track map changes

After the last post I continued tinkering with the maps for some days. This bout of activity petered out without any announcement being made, but in the interest of history, I should document more or less what happened:

  • I managed to relayout map A such that it now has room (within my arbitrary limits for how large the image is allowed to be) for the long-distance tracks from Glostrup to Høje Tåstrup, which were previously on map C. Map A now includes all long-distance tracks that run beside the S-train network.
  • As part of this, I redrew the tracks near the platforms at København H. The new drawing shows the same track topology but with less distortion of the real-world geometry. The only downside is that platform tracks 1–4 are now shown at an angle to 5–12 which they are not in reality. But overall I consider it an improvement.
  • The new layout at map A also made room for most of the still surviving tracks at København G, excluding the locomotive depot and workshops (looking mostly like they did on the now-historic map F), and some tracks described in my sources only as "track group 200". The latter must be some of the freight tracks that remain west of the Dybbølsbro, but I'm not sure exactly which.
  • A new crossover between the S-train tracks at Bavnehøj was installes in 2007, such that the station now has crossovers in both directions.
  • The S-train formery known as Gammel Toftegård was renamed to Egedal on 2011-12-04. In what looks like a departure from usual practice, its abbreviation was changed too, from Gtg to Egd. When Godthåbsvej was renamed to Grøndal in 1996, it kept its abbreviation Ght.
  • The liberated space on map C was put to use showing the western end of the coming high-speed line Copenhagen–Ringsted.
  • Also on map C, I updated the map of Ringsted, based on Google Maps orthophotos. Normally I'm wary of using that as a source because it is unknown when the photos are from, but in this case the orthophotos showed switches in the new track 0 which I know from other sources were installed in the spring of 2010, so they are definitely newer than my latest personal observations.
  • Glumsø station was rebuilt in October 2009 with side platforms instead of one side and one middle platform.
  • Last, I finally took time to ride the Copenhagen metro (map M) with a sketchpad in hand, and noticed several inaccuracies in the previous maps which I'd based off early project blueprints originally supplied by the Metro company.

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