• 4.2 Subway trains
  • 4.2 Subway trains

    4.2.1 Japan

    01

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a class 01 subway train
    Description:
    TRTA 01 (zero-one) electric subway train. The train consists of 6 cars, of which 3 motorized and 3 trailers. All parts of the cars, including the framework, are made from light alloys. Very well done simulation with realistic sounds and photorealistic driver's stand. Speedometer with ATC-indication of highest permissible speed, upcoming signal aspect, and upcoming speed restriction. Manometer (pressure gauge), clock, pilot lamp and brake indicator. This train comes in a BVE 2 version with moving power and brake handles, which follows the simulation, and a version for BVE 4. Both versions works with OpenBVE.
     
    # of veh.:
    6
     
    Total length:
    96 m 
     
    Total weight:
    Ca. 154 t 
     
    Traction pwr:
     
     
    Max load:
    608 pax. (of which ca. 188 seated)
    Power source:
    3rd rail 600 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    80 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
    ATS-P ATC
     
    Vintage:
    1983--1984
    Creator:
    Green Shuttle infomate@shtr-m.net
    Lines:
    TRTA Ginza line 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    None
    Vehicle description:
    Short history, technical data and pictures of and inside of class 01 (text in Japanese)
    Misc.:
    When using the BVE 4 version of this train in OpenBVE, the following keyboard keys are assigned for various functions: When using the BVE 2 version of this train in OpenBVE, the following keyboard keys are assigned for various functions:
    Download from:
    Those trains have disappeared from the creator's website.
    To download from this website:
    Train for BVE 4, in OpenBVE to be placed in the directory LegacyContent\Train.
    Train for BVE 2, in OpenBVE to be placed in the directory LegacyContent\Train.
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-May-21

    08

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a class 08 subway train
    Description:
    TRTA class 08 (zero-eight) electric subway train. The train consists of 10 cars, of which 5 motorized cars and 5 trailer cars. Car framework and body is made from light alloys. Very well made simulation with realistic sounds and photorealistic driver's stand.

    In OpenBVE speedometer with ATC indication of permissible speed, upcoming signal aspect, upcoming speed restriction; indication of permissible speed according to ATS-P calculated breaking curve and upcoming speed restriction; Indication of permissible speed according to ORP calculated breaking curve. Manometers (pressure gauges), current meter, pilot lamp, master controller indicator, and a MFD with indication of train type, doors open for each car, current drawn/delivered to the overhead wire, station or route between stations; Also switches for the safety systems, indicator lamps for the safety systems, regenerative braking on/off and some other functions.

     
    # of veh.:
    10
     
    Total length:
    200 m 
     
    Total weight:
    Ca. 270 t 
     
    Traction pwr:
    3300 kW 
     
    Max load:
    Ca. 1500 pax.
    Power source:
    Overhead wire 1500 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    110 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
    ATS-P ATC
     
    Vintage:
    2002
    Creator:
    Green Shuttle infomate@shtr-m.net
    Lines:
    TRTA Hanzomon line 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    None
    Vehicle description:
    Short history, technical data and pictures of and inside of class 08 (text in Japanese)
    Misc.:
    When this train is used with OpenBVE, the following keyboard keys are assigned for various functions:
    Download from:
    The BVE 4 version of this train, which is compatible with OpenBVE, has disappeared from the creator's website.
    To download from this website:
    Train
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-May-20

    4.2.5 Great Britain

    LU 1938

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a 1938 stock subway train
    Description:
    London Underground electric subway train, 1938 stock. The train consists of 7 cars, of which 3 motorized and 4 motorless cars. Photorealistic driver's stand with moving brake and power handles and working indicators.

     

     

     
    # of veh.:
    7
     
    Total length:
    109 m 
     
    Total weight:
    156 t 
     
    Traction pwr:
    Ca. 752 kW 
     
    Max load:
    Power source:
    3rd and 4th rails 630 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
     
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
     
    Vintage:
    Around 1938
    Creator:
    John Owen
    Steve Green
    Robert Glass
    David White
    Kelvin Liu kliu170389@hotmail.com
    Alan Lee
    solidbond
    Lines:
    LU Central Line, Epping--Ongar 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    In OpenBVE there may be a problem with non-transparency that shows as blue squares around the brake and power handles. That has been fixed in the download provided at this website.
    Vehicle description:
    Misc.:
    Download from:
    The website where this train was distributed has disappeared from the Internet long ago. While there is no official website for the train, it can be downloaded from this website.
    To download from this website:
    London Underground 1938 stock, sound adapted for Epping--Ongar route, panel adapted to work with OpenBVE without transparency problems.
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-May-21

    A60/A62

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a A60/A62 subway train
    Description:
    LU class A60/A62 subway train. The only difference between class A60 and class A62 is that they are manufactured in different batches. Drivers stand with speedometer. The power and brake handles moves with the simulation.
     
    # of veh.:
    4
     
    Total length:
    Ca. 65 m 
     
    Total weight:
    107 t 
     
    Traction pwr:
     
     
    Max load:
    Power source:
    3rd and 4th rail 630 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    110 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
    ATS-S
     
    Vintage:
    1960--1962, refurbished 1994--1998
    Creator:
    David White
    Lines:
    LUL East London line 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    Vehicle description:
    About the class A60 and A62 subway trains at Wikipedia
    Misc.:
    Download from:
    The website that hosted this train has disappeared from the Internet long ago.
    To download from this website:
    Train files
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-Jun-19

    4.2.4 Republic of China (a.k.a. Taiwan)

    C301

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a C301 subway train
    Description:
    TRTC class C301 electric subway train. A C301 unit consists of 3 permanently coupled cars, a motorized car in each end and a trailer car in the center. This train consists of 6 cars, which are two such C301 units coupled. Driver's stand with digital and modern analogue speedometers and manometers (pressure gauges).
     
    # of veh.:
    6
     
    Total length:
    141 m 
     
    Total weight:
    226 t 
     
    Traction pwr:
    2320 kW 
     
    Max load:
    1914 pax.
    Power source:
    3rd rail 750 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    90 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
    ATS-S
     
    Vintage:
    1992--1994, refurbished 2011--2013
    Creator:
    BVETRT
    Lines:
    TRTC Zhonghe line 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    No
    Known problems:
    In OpenBVE the train's cab view is to low, at the rail level, and cannot be higher. The train also does not move while the brakes are off and power is applied.
    Vehicle description:
    About the C301 subway train at Wikipedia,
    Misc.:
    Download from:
    The train is no longer available from the creator's web site, which has disappeared from the Internet >10 years ago
    To download from this website:
    Send mail to info@openbve.net for further information on where to get this train.
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-Jun-23

    C341

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a class C341 subway train
    Description:
    TRTC class C341 electric subway train. A C341 unit consists of 3 permanently coupled cars, a motorized car in each end and a trailer car in the center. This train consists of 6 cars, which are two such C341 units coupled. Driver's stand with digital and modern analogue speedometers and manometers (pressure gauges).
     
    # of veh.:
    6
     
    Total length:
    142 m 
     
    Total weight:
     
     
    Traction pwr:
     
     
    Max load:
    2208 pax. (of which 260 seated)
    Power source:
    3rd rail 750 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    90 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
    ATS-S ATS-P ATC
     
    Vintage:
    2003
    Creator:
    ARMO~ bvetrt@yahoo.com.tw
    Lines:
    TRTC Nankang line 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    No
    Known problems:
    In OpenBVE the train's cab view is to low, at the rail level, and cannot be higher. The train also does not move while the brakes are off and power is applied.
    Vehicle description:
    Misc.:
    The train is made for BVE 2, but also works with BVE 4. Does not work with OpenBVE.
    Download from:
    The train is no longer available from the creator's web site, which has disappeared from the Internet >10 years ago.
    To download from this website:
    Send mail to info@openbve.net for further information on where to get this train.
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-May-25

    C371

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a C371 subway train
    Description:
    TRTC class C371 electric subway train. A C371 unit consists of 3 permanently coupled cars, a motorized car in each end and a trailer car in the center. Driver's stand with digital speedometers and manometers (pressure gauges). Above the window is the closest part of the right-of-way schematically displayed.
     
    # of veh.:
    3
     
    Total length:
    71 m 
     
    Total weight:
     
     
    Traction pwr:
     
     
    Max load:
    1104 pax. (of which 180 seated)
    Power source:
    3rd rail 750 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    90 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
    ATS-S ATS-P ATC
     
    Vintage:
    2005--2009
    Creator:
    BVETRT
    Lines:
    TRTC Xiaobitan line 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    No
    Known problems:
    In OpenBVE the train's cab view is to low, at the rail level, and cannot be higher. The train also does not move while the brakes are off and power is applied.
    Vehicle description:
    Misc.:
    The train is made for BVE 4. Does not work with OpenBVE.
    Download from:
    The train is no longer available from the creator's web site, which has disappeared from the Internet >10 years ago.
    To download from this website:
    Send mail to info@openbve.net for further information on where to get this train.
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-May-25

    4.2.2 New York

    R-1

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-1 subway train
    Description:
    NYCTA class R-1 electric subway train. The train consists of 10 motorized cars. This train was originally built for the IND. Realistic driver's stand with manometer (pressure gauge) and pilot lamp.
     
    # of veh.:
    10
     
    Total length:
    180 m 
     
    Total weight:
     
     
    Traction pwr:
    2840 kW 
     
    Max load:
    560 pax. seated
    Power source:
    3rd rail 600 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    72 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
    ATS-S
     
    Vintage:
    1930--1931
    Creator:
    SelkirkTMO
    Lines:
    NYCTA line Q 
    NYCTA line V 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    Vehicle description:
    Misc.:
    Download from:
    BVEstation
    To download from this website:
    N/A
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-Jun-05

    R-142A

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-142A subway train
    Description:
    NYCTA class R-142A electric subway train. The usual train consists of 10 motorized cars. One R-142A unit consists of 5 permanently coupled cars. A 10 cars train consists of two 2 such units coupled. For OpenBVE the train comes in three versions: 11 cars, 10 cars and 5 cars. Data below is for a 10 cars consist. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer and pilot lamp. Reverser and master controller moves with the simulation. Exterior view available for OpenBVE.
     
    # of veh.:
    10
     
    Total length:
    156 m 
     
    Total weight:
    318 t 
     
    Traction pwr:
    3132 kW 
     
    Max load:
    1 832 pax.
    Power source:
    3rd rail 625 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    89 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
    ATS-S
     
    Vintage:
    1999--2004
    Creator:
    error46146
    Mr Railfan
    Dj Hammers
    Lines:
    NYCTA line 1 
    NYCTA line 6 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    Vehicle description:
    Short info and >250 pictures of the R-142 and R-142A classes
    Misc.:
    Download from:
    BVEstation
    To download from this website:
    N/A
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-Jun-16

    R-142

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-142 subway train
    Description:
    NYCTA class R-142 electric subway train. The train consists of 10 motorized cars. One R-142 unit consists of 5 permanently coupled cars. This train consists of two 2 such units coupled. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer and pilot lamp. Exterior view available for OpenBVE.
     
    # of veh.:
    10
     
    Total length:
    Ca. 162 m 
     
    Total weight:
    317 t 
     
    Traction pwr:
    4474 kW 
     
    Max load:
    1 820 pax. (of which 376 seated)
    Power source:
    3rd rail 625 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    100 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
    ATS-S
     
    Vintage:
    1999--2002
    Creator:
    SIR North Shore Line
    Lines:
    NYCTA line 2 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    This new version of the R-142 subway train uses other directory names than old versions of R-142 that is wanted by some of the elderly routes. The old directory name used by was "r142". The new version uses the directory name R142_OpenBVE 2012a (line 4), R142_OpenBVE 2012b (line 2) and R142_OpenBVE 2012c (line 5).
    Vehicle description:
    Short info and >250 pictures of the R-142 and R-142A classes
    Picture inside the R-142 class
    Picture inside the R-142 class
    Picture of the driver's stand in the R-142 class
    Picture of a part of the driver's stand in the R-142 class
    Picture of the driver's stand in the R-142 class
    Picture of a part of the panel in the driver's cabin of the R-142 class
    Picture of a part of the panel in the driver's cabin of the R-142 class
    Misc.:
    Download from:
    BVEstation
    To download from this website:
    N/A
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-Jun-02

    R-143

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-143 subway train
    Description:
    NYCTA R-143 electric subway train. An R-143 unit consists of 4 permanently coupled motorized cars. Two such units are coupled together to get an 8 cars train. Realistic driver's stand with digital speedometer.
     
    # of veh.:
    8
     
    Total length:
    Ca. 147 m 
     
    Total weight:
    300 t 
     
    Traction pwr:
    3581 kW 
     
    Max load:
    1 944 pax.
    Power source:
    3rd rail 600 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    88 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
    ATS-S
     
    Vintage:
    2001--2002
    Creator:
    Edward Yee r68a_5200@hotmail.com
    rayv145
    Lines:
    NYCTA line S - Franklin Avenue Shuttle 
    NYCTA line L 
    NYCTA line L 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    Vehicle description:
    Short info and >700 pictures of the R-143 class
    Picture inside R-143 class
    Picture of the driver's stand in the R-143 class
    Picture of the driver's stand in the R-143 class
    Misc.:
    Download from:
    BVEstation
    To download from this website:
    N/A
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-Jun-09

    R-160A

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-160A subway train
    Description:
    NYCTA class R-160A electric subway train. The train consists of 10 motorized cars. One R-160A unit consists of 5 permanently coupled cars. This train consists of two 2 such units coupled. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer and pilot lamp. Exterior view available for OpenBVE.
     
    # of veh.:
    10
     
    Total length:
    183 m 
     
    Total weight:
    386 t 
     
    Traction pwr:
    4400 kW 
     
    Max load:
    2 556 pax. (of which 552 seated)
    Power source:
    3rd rail 600 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    89 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
     
    Vintage:
    2005--2010
    Creator:
    error46146
    Mr Railfan
    Lines:
    NYCTA line Q 
    NYCTA line D 
    NYCTA line B 
    NYCTA line C 
    NYCTA line C 
    NYCTA line N 
    NYCTA line M 
    NYCTA line J 
    NYCTA line Z 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    Vehicle description:
    Misc.:
    Download from:
    BVEstation
    To download from this website:
    N/A
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-Jun-04

    R-160B

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-160B subway train
    Description:
    NYCTA class R-160B electric subway train. The train consists of 10 motorized cars. One R-160B unit consists of 5 permanently coupled cars. This train consists of two 2 such units coupled. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer and pilot lamp. Exterior view available for OpenBVE.
     
    # of veh.:
    10
     
    Total length:
    183 m 
     
    Total weight:
    386 t 
     
    Traction pwr:
    4400 kW 
     
    Max load:
    2 556 pax. (of which 552 seated)
    Power source:
    3rd rail 600 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    89 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
     
    Vintage:
    2005--2010
    Creator:
    error46146
    rayv145
    Lines:
    NYCTA line Q 
    NYCTA line N 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    Vehicle description:
    Misc.:
    Download from:
    BVEstation
    To download from this website:
    N/A
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-Jun-04

    R-32 Brightliner

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-32 subway train
    Description:
    NYCTA R-32 Brightliner electric subway train. One R-32-unit consists of 2 permanently coupled motorized cars. The train comes in 5 versions with 2, 4, 6, 8, or 10 cars. Data below is for a R-32 train that consists of 8 cars. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer, manometer (pressure gauge), and pilot lamp. The brake and power handles moves with the simulation in OpenBVE.
     
    # of veh.:
    8
     
    Total length:
    Ca. 151 m 
     
    Total weight:
    Ca. 290 t 
     
    Traction pwr:
    2752 kW 
     
    Max load:
    400 seats
    Power source:
    3rd rail 625 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    72 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
    ATS-S
     
    Vintage:
    Ca. 1964
    Creator:
    ?
    Lines:
    NYCTA line E 
     
    NYCTA line C 
     
    NYCTA line C 
    NYCTA line SS - Franklin Avenue Shuttle 1969 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    These new versions of the R-32 subway train use other directory names than old versions of R-32 that is wanted by some of the elderly routes. The old directory name used by was r32. The new version uses the directory names R32 GOH 2 Cars, R32 GOH 4 Cars, R32 GOH 6 Cars, R32 GOH 8 Cars and R32 GOH 10 Cars.
    Vehicle description:
    Short info about and >400 pictures of the R-32 class
    Picture inside the class R-32
    Picture inside the class R-32
    Misc.:
    Download from:
    BVEstation
    To download from this website:
    N/A
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-Jun-03

    R-32 + R-58 garbage train

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-32 + R-58 garbage train
    Description:
    NYCTA garbage train that consists of four R-32 electric subway cars and three R-58 flat cars. The garbage train's consist is two R-32 electric subway cars in each end and three R-58 flat cars in the middle. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer, manometer (pressure gauge), and pilot lamp. The brake and power handles moves with the simulation in OpenBVE.
     
    # of veh.:
    7
     
    Total length:
    Ca. 113 m 
     
    Total weight:
    Ca. 181 t 
     
    Traction pwr:
    1376 kW 
     
    Max load:
    Power source:
    3rd rail 625 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    72 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
    ATS-S
     
    Vintage:
    R-32: Ca. 1964
    R-58: 1956
    Creator:
    Mr Railfan
    Dj Hammers
    Mudwrestle
    Lines:
    NYCTA line N 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    Vehicle description:
    Misc.:
    The work train package has a large number of work trains, including 6 different consists of garbage trains. This is the one selected for the garbage train route that is bundled with the N line.
    Download from:
    Included in the large work train pack at BVEstation
    To download from this website:
    N/A
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-Jun-03

    R-36 Redbird

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-36 subway train
    Description:
    NYCTA R-36 Redbird electric subway train. One R-36 unit consists of 2 permanently coupled motorized cars. This train consists of 5 such units coupled. The R-36 class was after about 30 years of service one of the most reliable class of cars in the New York subway during the 1990 decade. Driver's stand with speedometer, manometer (pressure gauge), clock and pilot lamp.
     
    # of veh.:
    10
     
    Total length:
    Ca. 162 m 
     
    Total weight:
    Ca. 331 t 
     
    Traction pwr:
    2983 kW 
     
    Max load:
    440 seats
    Power source:
    3rd rail 625 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    72 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
    ATS-S ATS-P
     
    Vintage:
    1963
    Creator:
    Ernie Alston alstoer1@compuserve.com
    Phil Domiguez
    Lines:
    NYCTA line 2 
    NYCTA line 7 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    Vehicle description:
    Short info about and >400 pictures of the R-36 class
    Picture inside the R-36 class
    Misc.:
    The digital speedometer indicates the speed in km/h, but the permissible speed indicators in the New York subway indicates permissible speed in mph.
    Download from:
    This train has disappeared from the website BVEstation.
    To download from this website:
    Train files
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-Jun-02

    R-46

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-46 subway train
    Description:
    NYCTA R-46 electric subway train. The train comes in two versions: One consists of 8 motorized cars, the other of 4 motorized cars. Data below is for the 8 cars consist. One R-46 unit consists of 4 permanently coupled cars. The 8 car train consists of 2 such units coupled. Photorealistic driver's stand with digital speedometer manometer (pressure gauge) and various control lamps. The master controller is moving and follows the simulation in OpenBVE.
     
    # of veh.:
    8
     
    Total length:
    Ca. 187 m 
     
    Total weight:
     
     
    Traction pwr:
     
     
    Max load:
    Power source:
    3rd rail 625 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
     
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
     
    Vintage:
    1974--1975, modified 1990
    Creator:
    error46146
    Rikabs
    Mr Railfan
    jayjay85
    CT1660
    Lines:
    NYCTA line A 
    NYCTA line F 
     
     
    NYCTA line S - Grand Street Shuttle 
    NYCTA line G 
    NYCTA line V 
    NYCTA line R shuttle 
    NYCTA line R 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    This new version of the R-46 subway train uses other directory names than an old version of R-46 that is wanted by some of the elderly routes. The old directory name was r46_2.

    The new version uses the directory name R46 2014 (4 Car) and R46 2014 (8 Car)

    Vehicle description:
    Short info about and >250 pictures of the R-46 class
    Picture inside the R-46 class
    Picture inside the R-46 class
    Misc.:
    Download from:
    BVEstation
    To download from this website:
    N/A
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-Jun-02

    R-62

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-62 subway train
    Description:
    NYCTA R-62 electric subway train. This train for the 42nd Street Shuttle consists of 4 permanently coupled motorized cars. In other cases, an R-62 unit consists of 5 permanently coupled motorized cars. Driver's stand with digital speedometer (see text at Misc. below), manometer (pressure gauge) and pilot lamp. The power handle and the break handle are both moving and follow the simulation in OpenBVE.
     
    # of veh.:
    4
     
    Total length:
    Ca. 65 m 
     
    Total weight:
    134 t 
     
    Traction pwr:
    1372 kW 
     
    Max load:
    176 seats
    Power source:
    3rd rail 625 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
     
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
    ATS-S
     
    Vintage:
    1983--1985
    Creator:
    Tony C. ETERNITYTNT1@aol.com
    Lines:
    NYCTA line S - 42nd Street Shuttle 
    NYCTA line 7 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    Vehicle description:
    History, short info and >600 pictures of the R-62 class
    Pictures inside the R-62 class, a few video clips and a number of pictures of the R-62 class
    Misc.:
    The digital speedometer indicates the speed in km/h, but the permissible speed indicators in the New York subway indicates permissible speed in mph.
    Download from:
    BVEstation
    To download from this website:
    N/A
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-Jun-02

    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-03

    R-68A

    Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-68A subway train
    Description:
    NYCTA R-68A electric subway train. The train consists of 8 motorized cars. One R-68A unit consists of 4 permanently coupled cars. This train consists of 2 such units coupled. Driver's stand with digital speedometer (see text at Misc. below), manometer (pressure gauge) and pilot lamp. The power handle and the break handle are both moving and follow the simulation in OpenBVE. This train simulation is from the year of 2002.
     
    # of veh.:
    8
     
    Total length:
    Ca. 196 m 
     
    Total weight:
    329 t 
     
    Traction pwr:
    2746 kW 
     
    Max load:
    560 pax. seated
    Power source:
    3rd rail 625 V DC
     
    Max velocity:
    65 km/h  
     
    Safety systems in BVE:
    ATS-S ATS-P
     
    Vintage:
    1988--1989
    Creator:
    Edward Yee r68a_5200@hotmail.com
    Lines:
     
     
     
     
    NYCTA line D 
    NYCTA line B 
    NYCTA line S - Franklin Avenue Shuttle 
     Works with OpenBVE:
    Yes
    Known problems:
    Vehicle description:
    Short info and >300 pictures of the R-68 and R-68A classes
    Picture inside the R-68A class
    Misc.:
    The digital speedometer indicates speed in km/h, but the speed indicators in the New York subway indicate permissible speed in mph.
    Download from:
    BVEstation
    To download from this website:
    N/A
    Last update of this directory entry:
    2018-Jun-06

     
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