4.2 Subway trains

4.2.2 New York

R-68

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-68 subway train
Description:
NYCTA R-68 electric subway train. The train comes in three versions: One consists of 8 motorized cars, one of 4 motorized cars, and one of 2 motorized cars. Data below is for the 8 cars consist. One R-68 unit consists of 4 permanently coupled cars or single cars. The 8 car train consists of two 4 car units coupled. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer, manometer (pressure gauge) and various control lamps. The brake and power handles are moving and follows the simulation in OpenBVE.
 
# of veh.:
8
 
Total length:
180 m 
 
Total weight:
336 t 
 
Traction pwr:
2746 kW 
 
Max load:
560 pax. seated
Power source:
3rd rail 600 V DC
 
Max velocity:
105 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S ATS-P ATC
 
Vintage:
1985--1988
Creator:
TheExpress/XD60
Lines:
NYCTA line Q 
NYCTA line D 
NYCTA line B 
NYCTA line N 
 Works with OpenBVE:
Yes
Known problems:
This new version of the R-68 subway train uses other directory names than an old version of R-68 that is wanted by some of the elderly routes. The old directory name was "r68". The new version uses the directory name R68 2017.
Vehicle description:
Misc.:
Download from:
BVEstation
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2018-Jun-04

 
This is search 7378 in the (English language) vehicle directory

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