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. Moving power and brake handles, which follows the simulation in BVE.
 
# 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 greenshuttle01@hotmail.com
Lines:
TRTA Ginza line 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Yes
Known problems:
None
Vehicle description:
Short history, technical data and pictures of and inside of class 01 (text in Japanese)
Misc.:
When this train is used with BVE 4 or OpenBVE, the following keyboard keys are assigned for various functions:
Download from:
The Ginza line's web site (the train in the file trta01_ver2.zip is used for the alternatives A1649 and B1649 of the Ginza line, and works with both BVE 2 and BVE 4. The train in the file trta01_ver2v.zip is used for the B1507 alternative of the Ginza line, and is only for BVE 2.
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2011-Dec-7-

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 BVE 2 speedometer with ATC indication of permissible speed, upcoming signal aspect, upcoming speed restriction. Manometer (pressure gauge), clock, pilot lamp, control panel for the safety systems and master controller indicator. Movable master controller that follows the simulation in BVE.

In BVE 4 and 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 greenshuttle01@hotmail.com
Lines:
TRTA Hanzomon line 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
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 BVE 4 or OpenBVE, the following keyboard keys are assigned for various functions:
Download from:
The Hanzomon line's web site (text in Japanese)
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2011-Dec-7-

8000

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a class 8000 subway train
Description:
TRTA class 8000 electric subway train. The train consists of 10 cars, of which 6 motorized cars and 4 trailer cars. Car frame and body is made from light alloys. Very well-made simulation with realistic sound and photorealistic driver's stand. Speedometer with ATC indication of permissible speed, upcoming signal aspect, upcoming speed restriction. Manometers (pressure gauges) and control panel for the safety systems.
 
# of veh.:
10
 
Total length:
200 m 
 
Total weight:
318 t 
 
Traction pwr:
3840 kW 
 
Max load:
1424 pax.
Power source:
Overhead wire 1500 V DC
 
Max velocity:
100 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-P ATC
 
Vintage:
1980--1994
Creator:
PM type-0@mail.goo.ne.jp
Lines:
TRTA Hanzomon line 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
No
Known problems:
None
Vehicle description:
Short history, technical data and pictures of and inside of class 8000 (text in Japanese)
Misc.:
Download from:
PM's BVE Web
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2009-Nov-2-

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 indikators.

 

 

 

 
# 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:
ATS-S ATS-P
 
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 BVE 2:
No
 Works with BVE 4:
Yes
Known problems:
None.
Vehicle description:
Misc.:
Works with OpenBVE.
Download from:
The website where this train was distributed has disappeared from the Internet. 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, archive password=BVE
Last update of this directory entry:
2011-Dec-8-

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

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, that is 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 BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Yes
Known problems:
None
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 at the creator's web site (text in Chinese)
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2009-Nov-2-

4.2.2 New York

R-142

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-142 subway train
Description:
NYCTA 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. Driver's stand with digital speedometer (see text at Misc. below), manometer (pressure gauge) indicator lamp for released brakes, and pilot lamp.


 
# 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:
Edward Yee r68a_5200@hotmail.com
Trevor Logan
Lines:
NYCTA line 2 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Yes
Known problems:
None
Vehicle description:
Short info and >250 pictures of R-142 and R-142A classes
Picture inside R-142 class
Picture inside R-142 class
Picture of the driver's stand in R-142 class
Picture of a part of the driver's stand in R-142 class
Picture of the driver's stand in R-142 class
Picture of a part of the panel in the driver's stand of R-142 class
Picture of a part of the panel in the driver's stand of R-142 class
Misc.:
The digital speedometer indicates speed in km/h, but the speed indicators in New York subway indicates permissible speed in mph.

The train is made for BVE 2, but also works with BVE 4.

Download from:
The train can not be downloaded from BVE Station. Until that problem is fixed, the train can be downloaded from this web site.
To download from this website:
Train, Install instruction (in Swedish only)
Last update of this directory entry:
2009-Nov-2-

R-142

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-142 subway train
Description:
NYCTA 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. Driver's stand with digital speedometer (see text at Misc. below), manometer (pressure gauge) and pilot lamp.



 
# 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:
Edward Yee r68a_5200@hotmail.com
Lines:
NYCTA line 2 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Unknown
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Short info and >250 pictures of R-142 och R-142A classes
Picture inside R-142 class
Picture inside R-142 class
Picture of the driver's stand in R-142 class
Picture of a part of the driver's stand in R-142 class
Picture of the driver's stand in R-142 class
Picture of a part of the panel in the driver's stand of R-142 class
Picture of a part of the panel in the driver's stand of R-142 class
Misc.:
The digital speedometer indicates speed in km/h, but teh speed indicators in New York subway indicates permissible speed in mph.
Download from:
Bundled with NYCTA line 2
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2009-Nov-2-

R-143

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-143 subway train
Description:
NYCTA R-143 electric subway train. This train for the Franklin Avenue Shuttle consists of 2 permanently coupled motorized cars. Normally, a R-143 unit consists of 4 permanently coupled motorized cars. Driver's stand with digital speedometer (see text at Misc. below) and pilot lamp.


 
# of veh.:
2
 
Total length:
Ca. 37 m 
 
Total weight:
76 t 
 
Traction pwr:
895 kW 
 
Max load:
288 pax. (of which 84 seated)
Power source:
3rd rail 625 V DC
 
Max velocity:
88 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S
 
Vintage:
2001--2002
Creator:
Edward Yee r68a_5200@hotmail.com
Lines:
NYCTA line S - Franklin Avenue Shuttle 
NYCTA line L 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Unknown
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Short info and >150 pictures of the R-143 class
Picture inside R-143 class
Picture of the driver's stand in R-143 class
Picture of the driver's stand in R-143 class
Picture of the panel at the driver's stand in R-143 class
Misc.:
The digital speedometer indicates speed in km/h, but the speed indicators in New York subway indicates permissible speed in mph.
Download from:
The creators' website www.nyctba.com has been down for a long time. Until it may reappear, the train may be downloaded from this web site.
To download from this website:
Train, Install instructions (in Swedish only)
Last update of this directory entry:
2009-Nov-2-

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 is 2 permanently coupled motorized cars. This R-32 train consists of 8 cars, that is 4 such units coupled. Driver's stand with speedometer, manometer (pressure gauge), clock and pilot lamp.




 
# 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:
Okänd
Lines:
NYCTA line E 
NYCTA line E 
NYCTA line C 
NYCTA line G 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Unknown
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Short info about and >400 pictures of the R-32 class
Picture isidde class R-32
Picture inside class R-32
Misc.:
Download from:
The creators' web site www.nyctba.com has been down for a long period. Until it may reappear, the train can be downloaded from this web site.
To download from this website:
Train, Install instruction (in Swedish only)
Last update of this directory entry:
2009-Nov-2-

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:
42 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 
NYCTA line R 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Yes
Known problems:
None
Vehicle description:
Short info about and >400 pictures of the R-36 class
Picture inside R-36 class
Misc.:
The train is made for BVE 2, but also works with BVE 4.
Download from:
The train can not be downloaded from BVE Station. Until that problem is fixed, the train can be downloaded from this web site.
To download from this website:
Train, Install instruction (in Swedish only)
Last update of this directory entry:
2009-Nov-2-

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 consists of 8 motorized cars. One R-46 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 is moving and follows the simulation in BVE.
 
# 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:
ATS-S ATS-P
 
Vintage:
1974--1975, modifierade 1990
Creator:
Tony C. ETERNITYTNT1@aol.com
Lines:
NYCTA line F 
NYCTA line G 
NYCTA line Q 
NYCTA linje S - Grand Street Shuttle 
NYCTA line G 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Unknown
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Short info about and >250 picture of R-46 class
Picture inside R-46 class
Picture inside R-46 class
Misc.:
The digital speedometer indicates speed in km/h, but the permissible speed indicators in New York's subway indicates permissible speed in mph.
Download from:
The creators' web site www.nyctba.com has been down for a long time. Until it may reappear, the train can be downloaded from this web site.
To download from this website:
Train, Install instruction (in Swedish only)
Last update of this directory entry:
2009-Nov-2-

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, a 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 follows the simulation in BVE.
 
# 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 BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Unknown
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
History, short info and >600 pictures of R-62 class
Picture inside R-62 class, a few video clips and a number of pictures of R-62 class
Bild i typ R-46
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:
The creators' web site www.nyctba.com has been down for a long time. Until it may reappear, the train may be downloaded from this web site.
To download from this website:
Train, Install instruction (in Swedish only)
Last update of this directory entry:
2009-Nov-2-

R-68A

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a R-68A subway train
Description:
NYCTA R-68A electric subway train. The trains 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 follws the simulation in BVE.
 
# of veh.:
8
 
Total length:
Ca. 196 m 
 
Total weight:
329 t 
 
Traction pwr:
 
 
Max load:
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 B 
NYCTA line D 
NYCTA line N 
NYCTA line V 
NYCTA line D 
NYCTA line B 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Unknown
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Short info and >300 pictores of R-68 and R-68A class
Picture inside R-68Aclass
Picture inside R-68A class
Misc.:
The digital speedometer indicates speed in km/h, but the speed indicators in the New York subway indicats speed permissible speed in mph.
Download from:
The creators' website www.nyctba.com has been down for a long time. Until it may reappear, the train may be downloaded from this web site.
To download from this website:
Train, Install instruction (in Swedish only)
Last update of this directory entry:
2009-Nov-2-


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