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Train Sim World®: Amtrak SW1000R Loco Add-On

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Train Sim World®: Amtrak SW1000R Loco Add-On

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New and challenging railroading awaits you on the bustling Train Sim World: Northeast Corridor New York route with this DLC that includes Amtrak’s unique SW1000R diesel switcher and distinctive ex-Metroliner Cab Control Car.

Amtrak employs yard switcher locomotives at its major terminal locations, such as New York’s Sunnyside Yard, Washington, D. C., Chicago, and Los Angeles. Among Amtrak’s roster of diesel switchers is the venerable and unique “SW1000R.” Originally constructed by Electro-Motive in the 1950s as SW9 and SW1200 switchers, ten members of what became Amtrak’s SW1000R roster were acquired second-hand by Amtrak and rebuilt by locomotive remanufacturer NRE.

The SW1000R, which retained its classic EMD end-cab design after rebuild, is a 1,000-horsepower, four axle (B-B) diesel that is nimble and ideally suited for yard and shop switching duty -- and now you have the chance to put the veteran diesel to work around New York’s famed Sunnyside yard complex!

Originally developed in the 1960s by the Pennsylvania Railroad and U. S. Department of Transportation and built by the Budd Company, the electric-multiple-unit Metroliners were one of America’s first ventures into high-speed rail and were also a design predecessor of Amtrak’s Amfleet passenger equipment.

Operating over the Northeast Corridor, the Metroliners served for two decades, with Amtrak assuming their operations in 1971. But even with retirement as “EMUs,” the Metroliners found new life, as Amtrak converted 29 of the ex-Metroliner cars into cab control cars.

The cab control cars have served Amtrak from coast-to-coast but see a majority of their use on the Northeast Corridor south of New York City and are noted for their regular assignment to Amtrak’s New York – Philadelphia – Harrisburg “Keystone” services, making them an ideal addition to TSW’s Northeast Corridor New York route!

Please note: Northeast Corridor New York (included in Train Sim World) is required, as a separate purchase, in order to utilise the content featured in this add-on.

Key features

  • Amtrak EMD/NRE SW1000R diesel switcher
  • Amtrak ex-Metroliner Cab Control Car
  • Accurate, true-to-life performance and handling
  • Highly detailed, feature-rich, driving cabs with accurate true-to-life performance and handling
  • Authentic and detailed sound recordings, recorded from the real locomotives
  • Includes three engaging scenarios and interactive tutorials for Northeast Corridor New York
  • Operable in Service Mode in Northeast Corridor New York
  • Powered by Dovetail Games’ proprietary SimuGraph® vehicle dynamics engine and Unreal Engine 4® technology
  • Download size: 153.5mb

© 2019 Dovetail Games, a trading name of RailSimulator.com Limited (“DTG”). All rights reserved. "Dovetail Games" is a trademark or registered trademark of Dovetail Games Limited. “Train Sim World” and “SimuGraph” are trademarks or registered trademarks of DTG. Unreal® Engine, © 1998-2019, Epic Games, Inc. All rights reserved. Unreal® is a registered trademark of Epic Games. Portions of this software utilise SpeedTree® technology (© 2014 Interactive Data Visualization, Inc.). SpeedTree® is a registered trademark of Interactive Data Visualization, Inc. All rights reserved. Official Licensee of Amtrak. Amtrak and Metroliner are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation. All other copyrights or trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Unauthorised copying, adaptation, rental, re-sale, arcade use, charging for use, broadcast, cable transmission, public performance, distribution or extraction of the product or any trademark or copyright work that forms part of this product is prohibited. Developed and published by DTG.

  • Platforms: PC
  • Type: DLC
  • Categories: Life Simulation, Downloadable Content (DLC)
  • Publisher: Dovetail
  • Developer: Dovetail Games
  • Release: 19th Jun 23:00 (UTC+02:00)
  • DRM: Steamworks (Requires a third-party download and account)
  • Languages: German
    English
    French

System Requirements

  • Minimum Requirements
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8 / 8.1 or Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-4690 @ 3.5 GHz or AMD Ryzen 5 1500X @ 3.7 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti or AMD Radeon R9 270 with 2 GB VRAM or more
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 20 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
  • Additional Notes: Requires mouse and keyboard or Xbox Controller
  • Recommended Requirements
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8 / 8.1 or Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-4790 @ 3.6 GHz or AMD Ryzen 7 1700 @ 3.8 GHz
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 or AMD Radeon RX 480 with 4 GB VRAM or more
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 20 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
  • Additional Notes: Requires mouse and keyboard or Xbox Controller
  • Note: This product requires a third-party download and account

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