A4 Pacific Class (Boxed)

Compatibility: RailWorks 3, Rail Simulator
An update (264MB) is available from our Support section to provide this Boxed edition of A4 Pacific Class with Train Simulator 2013 compatibility).   

The famous A4 Pacific steam engines are presented here in all their glory, with authentic liveries and accurate detail variations. These include single and twin chimney stacks, with and without headboards, streamlined side fairings, un-valanced models, corridor and non-corridor tenders.

First run in 1935, the 4-6-2 A4 Pacific Class of streamlined locomotives were designed by Sir Nigel Gresley and represent the pinnacle of British steam trains.

  • A4 Pacific Class was developed with help from experienced A4 drivers.
  • Unique features and animations abound, including working lights, accurately animated running gear, buffers, firebox door as well as working gauges and lots more!
  • Includes an accurate sound package from a real A4, including the distinctive A4 whistle
  • Challenging scenarios included

Package overview

  • High quality sounds recorded from a current in-service A4
  • Accurate physics


Models

  • A4 Pacific Class locomotive twin chimney
  • A4 Pacific Class locomotive single chimney
  • A4 Pacific Class locomotive with side fairings installed
  • A4 Pacific Class locomotive with side fairings removed
  • Tender (with corridor)
  • Tender (no corridor)


A4 Pacific Class steam locomotives in the following variations:

  • Bittern - British Rail green circa 2000
  • Silver Link - LNER circa 1935
  • Sir Nigel Gresley - British Rail blue circa 2000
  • Sir Nigel Gresley - British Rail blue circa 2000 with 'The A4 Locomotive Society Limited' headboard
  • Sir Nigel Gresley - LNER Blue 1980s
  • Sir Nigel Gresley - LNER Blue 1980s with 'Cumbrian Coast Express' headboard
  • Union of South Africa - British Rail green circa 2000
  • Union of South Africa - British Rail green circa 2000 with 'The Flying Scotsman' headboard


Tender liveries

The tender comes in two types in the following liveries:

 

  • Silver Link - LNER silver circa 1935
  • Sir Nigel Gresley - British Rail blue
  • Sir Nigel Gresley - LNER blue
  • Union of South Africa and Bittern - British Rail green


High quality external modelling

  • Headboards
  • Front and rear working lights
  • Single and twin chimneys
  • Corridor and non-corridor tenders
  • Headboard mounting brackets
  • Fully animated and intricate running gear
  • Cylinder cock piping
  • Sanders piping
  • Buffers
  • Couplings
  • Boiler side hand grab rails
  • Name plates
  • Cab roof vents
  • Pressure relief valves
  • Core plugs
  • Steps
  • Rivets
  • Cab access grab handles
  • Steam whistle
  • Anti-slip walk areas at front of boiler.
  • Corridor tender rear window
  • Tender rear steps
  • Tender grab rails
  • Tender water filling point
  • Animated coal level 


Accurate cab

  • Speed data recorder
  • Animated firebox door
  • Roof vents
  • Pipe work
  • Gauges
  • Levers and controls
  • Driver and Fireman seats
  • Non-operating/animated tender controls; Water level indicator, water scoop control, tender coal door.


Animated controls

  • Sanding lever
  • Cylinder cock lever
  • Small compressor lever
  • Blower lever
  • Live injector steam
  • Exhaust injector steam
  • Reverser
  • Regulator
  • Whistle operating lever
  • Brake operating lever
  • Damper


Operating gauges

  • Dual pressure gauge for brake vacuum and brake chamber vacuum
  • Boiler pressure gauge
  • Steam chest pressure gaug
  • Steam heating gauge
  • Dual water level indicators
  • Reverser position indicator


Sounds, physics and effects

  • Genuine sounds recorded from an in-service A4
  • Custom Physics
  • Smoke and steam effects


Scenarios

These scenarios work in both RailWorks and Rail Simulator, and there is also a Free Roam scenario for each of these routes:

Newcastle - York route

NB: This route is available to purchase from Just Trains here.

Streaking South
Sir Nigel Gresley is on a southbound journey from Gateshead after a series of West Coast rail tours.

Not all it seems
The first four A4s ran in a Silver livery for the Silver Jubilee streamlined train between London and Newcastle. None of the four was ever preserved. However, Bittern is masquerading as Silver Link complete with single chimney and you get to take her out on the East Coast Mainline.


Oxford - Paddington route

Westward Ho!
Present day - Bittern is taking a charter of BR southern region Mark 1s down to the West Country. Start at Paddington and run west to Didcot.


Newcastle to York - Modern route

NB: This route can be purchased from Just Trains as a Download (184Mb) or a Boxed version.

A4 Joining the Union
Present day - To Celebrate Darlington’s long History of railway engineering, a special train for VIPs and enthusiasts is being run from Gateshead down to Darlington. Union of South Africa is being used to provide the grunt.

Sir Nigel heads North
Present Day - After the Darlington festivities, Sir Nigel Gresley SNG will make the return journey to Gateshead.


Bath - Templecombe route

Free Roam


"Overall it looks and sounds superb... The graphic detail of the locomotives is outstanding... A nice custom cab for the A4s as well as a rather nice sound set... This loco is a personal favourite, beautifully represented" UKTrainSim.com

"Definitely a must have... I can definitely say that the A4 does deliver in giving the user a true to life feel of what it would have been like to drive and ride one of these magnificent machines... The sound package that comes with A4 is topnotch... the running gear has been masterfully replicated" Avsim.com


System Requirements:


  • RailWorks or Rail Simulator
  • 3.0GHz PC or higher, or any Dual Core
  • 512Mb RAM (1Gb for Vista
  • 256Mb 3D graphics card with Pixel shader 2.0 (AGP/PCE only)
  • Windows 8 / 7 / XP / Vista
  • Direct X 9.0c compatible sound card  
  • DVD-ROM drive 
  • 500Mb hard drive space
A4 Pacific Class can be updated for Train Simulator 2013 compatibility by installing the Train Simulator 2013 Update (264MB) from the Support section.
 
This update will also add a new scenario ('The Cathedrals Express) and a Free Roam for the London to Brighton route.

(The
Download edition has been updated for Train Simulator 2013 compatibility).
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Drive the world famous A4 Pacific Class steam engines in this superb expansion.

The locomotives come in authentic liveries and feature accurately detailed variations of features such as chimney stacks, headboards, side fairings and tender specifications. Authentic sounds have been recorded from a real A4 locomotive and a set of scenarios is also included.
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