Monday, 25 November 2013

GWR 56XX Class for Train Simulator

GWR 56XX CLASS for Train Simulator
Beautifully modelled with highly accurate controls and cab features, the 56xx tank locomotive is one of the most realistic steam driving experiences available for Train Simulator.

The origins of the 56xx Class locomotive lie among the coal mines of South Wales, where the 0-6-2 locomotive configuration was proved to handle the tightly-curved lines with ease. Following the 1922 grouping of numerous small railways into large companies, the Great Western Railway gained the railways of South Wales, including their proven but ageing R and M Class tank locos.

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

How to get help and support for Train Simulator [FAQ]

How do I report an issue I am having and get help?


If you require help, advice, or would like to report an issue please contact our dedicated support team. You can reach us by emailing support@railsimulator.com 

 

Why do I need to contact support?


Contacting our support team is the best way to get one-on-one help with any problems you are having. Each enquiry we get is dealt with personally on a case by case basis by a member of our support team.

Friday, 15 November 2013

West Somerset Railway for Train Simulator

West Somerset Railway for Train Simulator
The longest heritage railway in the UK comes to life in the beautiful West Somerset Railway route add-on for Train Simulator, available now.

The origins of what is now one of the favourite preserved railways for enthusiasts began back in the mid-1800s, when a number of proposals were submitted for railway schemes in west Somerset; however, none of these schemes were pursued and it was another ten years before proposals for a railway in the county were submitted again. Led by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, a former engineer of the neighbouring Bristol and Exeter Railway (B&ER), a scheme to build the West Somerset Railway was submitted.

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Stevens Pass for Train Simulator

The mountainous Stevens Pass through the Cascade Mountains features the longest railroad tunnel in the United States, and is now recreated in a spectacular new route for Train Simulator.

Opened in 1893 by the Great Northern Railway, the pass is named after John Frank Stevens, the first non-indigenous person to discover it. The Pass stretches from Wenatchee on the Columbia River to Mukilteo, alongside Puget Sound in Washington State, and travels through four major regions – the urban, maritime Everett; the agricultural plains between Lowell and Gold Bar; the heavily forested mountainous Cascades region; and the semi-arid eastern slope with its ubiquitous fruit orchards.

Friday, 1 November 2013

Take an in detail look at BR/LNER Class J50 for Train Simulator [Video]


The Gresley-designed Class J50 from Meshtools is now available for Train Simulator in a number of BR and LNER liveries. Available now in the Train Simulator Steam store.

Thursday, 31 October 2013

BR/LNER Class J50 for Train Simulator

BR/LNER Class J50 for Train Simulator
The Gresley-designed Class J50 from Meshtools is now available for Train Simulator in a number of BR and LNER liveries.
 
The origins of the Class J50 were in the Sir Nigel Gresley-designed Class J23, an 0-6-0T steam locomotive designed in 1913 for the purpose of working short-haul coal traffic in Yorkshire. Forty Class J23s were built for the Great Northern Railway (GNR) between 1913 and 1922 and proved to be an adaptable locomotive in the compact coal yards of the North.
 

Thursday, 24 October 2013

MRCE Eurorunner ER20 for Train Simulator

MRCE Eurorunner ER20 for Train Simulator
A drive to replace ageing, costly diesel locomotives across Europe has seen a number of new generation diesel fleets enter service in recent years, including the advanced Eurorunner ER20, now available for Train Simulator in the eye-catching MRCE black gloss livery.

The ER20 ‘Hercules’ is considered to be one of the quietest and most efficient diesel locomotives currently operating in Europe, having been manufactured with up-to-date diesel engine technology and innovative sound insulation, alongside low exhaust emissions. The locomotive is also relatively unique in design, being made of as few parts as possible in a modular construction method, which makes construction and maintenance more efficient.
 

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Train Simulator TS2014 patch notes 38.3a

Last night we pushed out a patch for Train Simulator TS2014. The latest version number you should now see upon starting the game is 38.3a.
  • Fixed issue where game would occasionally hang when starting in offline mode
  • Added tunnel shader which fixes omitted LoftTunnelBumpSpec
  • Fixed issue where ICE2 Collection opened old menu
  • Fixed issue where slideshow was blank in offline mode
  • Fixed issue where localisation and InitialSave didn't load from Blob Store.
Your copy of Train Simulator TS2014 will update automatically through Steam when you next start the Steam client. If you require additional help with using Steam please contact Steam directly via this link. If you require support for Train Simulator TS2014 please contact our support team by emailing support@railsimulator.com