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Dick Cowen has released two new steam era add-ons for Train Simulator 2015: a narrow gauge Class B Shay and a narrow gauge freight cars pack! Shays are geared steam locomotives, designed to provide greater traction at the cost of reduced top speed. They were very useful on rugged tracks with steep gradients and were often used in logging or mining...Read more
Trains and Drivers has released a new scenario pack with North American content: the NEC Series IV. This fourth scenariopack of the NEC Series brings you a whopping amount of nine scenarios for both NEC routes in Train Simulator. You will be driving commuter trains between New York, Danford and New Haven, Metro North services as well as the Northeast...Read more
Trains and Drivers' new scenario pack lets you drive Amtrak trains along the sunny coastline of California. Drive the Surfliner® , Coaster and Metrolink commuter trains between San Diego, Oceanside and Los Angeles, as well as a trolley service on San Diegos MTS Green Line. In two scenarios you will also take the famous "Southern Chief" from Los Angeles Union Station via...Read more
Virtual Rail Creations has released a new add-on for Train Simulator 2015, the CSX Mother and Road Slug Add-on for the EMD GP40-2. Road slugs are more than just rolling stock with control stands, they provide extra traction at low speeds, which is useful for slow, heavy haul duty and for car switching. Currently, CSX is rebuilding old GP30’s, 35’s, 38’s, and even...Read more
The Virtual New Haven RR Team has released a Boston & Maine Budd RDC Expansion Pack today, which is available at the Golden Age of Railroading website. This add-on consists of RDC-1, -2, -3 and -9 models in the 'McGinnis' livery of the B&M railroad. The B&M RDC add-on is a free expansion pack for the payware New Haven Budd...Read more
The model of the unique Boston & Albany 4-6-6-T D-1a class commuter tank engine has just been released by Dick Cowen. The add-on also includes a coach and a combine for commuter service and is available at Dick's Britkits website. You can read more about the development of the model in this forum thread.Read more
A pack of GE B40-8 engines is now available from EYEIN12's US RAILWORKS CORNER. The add-on includes versions of the engine for several railroads: UP, NS (2), BNSF (3), CONRAIL, ATSF All models feature, custom cab, sounds, weather effects, animations. A repainter kit is included. Accessories are included as well as a barebones model. For more information, screenshots and videos, please visit Eyein12's...Read more
A model of the mighty USRA Heavy 2-10-2 "Santa Fe" steam engine is now available from Britkits. You can buy this add-on and many other steam engines for Train Simulator on the Britkits website.Read more
Tutorial on repainting locos Requirements Here are some tools you will need:RSBinToolDXTBMPGimp or other paint program such as Photoshop.Paint.Net (click on "mirror host") Make a new folder named "RW reskin tools", download these new programs in here for safe keeping and proper operation. Part 1: editing blueprints First you must decide on a locomotive to re paint.Next go online or on location to find...Read more
Just in time for your Christmas giving (and getting) pleasure! The Burlington Northern GP40 / 2 packs have been released on the eStore! The packs each come with a clean and a weathered locomotive, two freight cars, and two Quick Drive scenarios so you can immediately get started enjoying your trains! http://estore.vrailcreations.net/ Please note that if you are a new customer,...Read more
The second version of the VNHRR Springfield Line has just been released! The route is available exclusively at the Trains & Drivers online store. The Springfield Line 2.0 includes the mainline from Springfield, MA, to Hartford, CT, set in the 1950s/60s. A wide variety of engines and rolling stock from the New Haven, Boston & Maine and New York Central railroads...Read more
SD80MAC and 90MAC units in NS and UP liveries are now available from EYEIN12's US RAILWORKS CORNER.The add-on comes with all the usual features you would expect: Fully functional cab, custom sounds, weathering, quick drive ready, ditch lights where applicable. Plus lots more.Two new rolling stock items are included: Trinity 3 bay 5800 cu ft hoppers in 3 liveries apid discharge Ortners...Read more
A model of an USRA 2-6-6-2 Mallet steam engine is now available from Dick Cowen's Britkits. You can buy this add-on and many other steam engines for Train Simulator on the Britkits website.Read more
Freeware models of EMD GP7 and GP9 engines are now available on my website. The engines are available in New York Central, Boston & Maine, Penn Central, and Great Northern liveries. The models have been scratch-built but utilize sounds from the old Kuju\RailsimulatorUS F7 locomotives. The US Loco and Assets pack is thus required to run the GP7s and GP9s. The...Read more
Virtual Rail Creations has open their new Online Store. Also known as VRC, they are the creators of the new GP40-2 CSX YN3 engine. You can go to the VRC Online Store at Virtual Rails Creations Two new addons are also available. A CSX YN2 and a Chessie version.Read more
Electromotive Diesel GP40-2, for use with Train Simulator 2014/2015 Liveries officially licensed by CSX Transporation You can make your purchase at Virtual Rail Creations Online Store at Virtual Rail Creations The GP40-2 locomotive from VRC is more than just a locomotive for a train game. Crafted both inside and out with realism in mind, the locomotive looks and operates as close to the...Read more
by Chacal 2014-08-17 Driving an engine from the cab in a train simulator can be a claustrophobic experience because you cannot move your head and body around like you would do in reality, you can only rotate your view around a fixed camera position. This limitation can be somewhat circumvented by adding more camera positions. TS 2014 allows this, whereas previous versions allowed...Read more
Here's an excellent and comprehensive tutorial on how to add advanced event handling in your scenarios. It helps to fill the void created by the cpmplete lack of official documentation of this feature. The author is by Rudolf Heijink (RudolfJan). The guide includes several links to additional material. The guide is a pdf file inside a zip file inside another zip file, which...Read more
The Virtual New Haven Railroad has released the Budd RDC (Rail Diesel Car) models today. They are being sold exclusively by our partners at Trains and Drivers. Currently, four add-on packs are available: New Haven Budd RDC Pack 1: RDC-1, RDC-2, RDC-3 New Haven Budd RDC Pack 2: RDC-4 Penn Central Budd RDC Pack: RDC-1, RDC-2, RDC-3 Great Northern Budd RDC Pack: RDC-3 Please visit Trains...Read more
I want to thank Rick Grout, Michael Stephan, Jim Friedland and Wayne Campbell for creating and donating the Lakeside Route for Railworks America to sell in order to pay for the dedicated server we now have. This was an extremely generous thing to do. It ensures that the site will stay active for several years. I want to thank the more...Read more