4.6 Streetcars

4.6.1 Japan

600

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a class 600 streetcar
Description:
Nagoya Railroad Co, Ltd. (a.k.a. Meitetsu) class 600 elektric streetcar. As this streetcar class is used also on the Kakamigahara line; it can run 1500 V DC and not only on 600 V as most streetcars. Realistic driver's stand with speedometer, manometer (pressure gauge) and pilot lamp.
 
# of veh.:
1
 
Total length:
15 m 
 
Total weight:
Ca. 18 t 
 
Traction pwr:
120 kW 
 
Max load:
90 pax. (of which 32 seated)
Power source:
Overhead wire 600 or 1500 V DC
 
Max velocity:
 
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S
 
Vintage:
1970
Creator:
Kaede Shiisugi
Lines:
Minomachi line 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Yes
Known problems:
None
Vehicle description:
Pictures of and inside class 600 (text i Japanese)
Misc.:
Works with OpenBVE
Download from:
The creator's website
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2011-Dec-8-

750

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a class 750 tram
Description:
Nagoya Railroad Co, Ltd. (alias Meitetsu) class 750 electric streetcar. This class of streetcars were manufactured as early as in 1928, but has been used in everyday traffic until at least 2001. Very well done simulation, which requires a special technique to drive because of its braking system. Also, there is no speedometer, so the driver has to estimate the speed to avoid overspeeding. Photorealistic driver's stand with manometers (pressure gauges), clock and a combined gauge board illumination and pilot lamp.
 
# of veh.:
1
 
Total length:
15 m 
 
Total weight:
25 t 
 
Traction pwr:
194 kW 
 
Max load:
Power source:
Overhead wire 600 V DC
 
Max velocity:
 
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S
 
Vintage:
1928
Creator:
Gaku
Lines:
Tanigumi line 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Unknown
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Pictures of and inside class 750, Many pictures of class 750 (click at links including the text 750)
Misc.:
Works with OpenBVE.
Download from:
Gaku's web site, the file mei750.lzh
To download from this website:
Install instructions (in Swedish only)
Last update of this directory entry:
2011-Dec-8-

800

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a class 800 streetcar
Description:
Nagoya Railroad Co, Ltd. (a.k.a. Meitetsu) class 800 elektric streetcar. This streetcar class is of the low floor type where the step height is only 38 cm to make the ride easier for passengers with disabilities. As this streetcar class is used also on the Kakamigahara line; it can run 1500 V DC and not only on 600 V as most streetcars. Realistic driver's stand with speedometer, manometer (pressure gauge) and pilot lamp.
 
# of veh.:
1
 
Total length:
14 m 
 
Total weight:
21 t 
 
Traction pwr:
120 kW 
 
Max load:
Ca. 72 pax.
Power source:
Overhead wire 600 or 1500 V DC
 
Max velocity:
 
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S
 
Vintage:
2000
Creator:
Kaede Shiisugi
Lines:
Minomachi line 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Unknown
Known problems:
None.
Vehicle description:
Pictures of and inside class 800 (text in Japanese)
Some 40 pictures of class 800 (text in Japanese, click the links for pictures)
Many picture of the interior of class 800 (text in Japanese)
Misc.:
Works with OpenBVE.
Download from:
The creator's web site
To download from this website:
Install instruction (in Swedish only)
Last update of this directory entry:
2011-Dec-8-

880

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a class 880 streetcar
Description:
Nagoya Railroad Co, Ltd. (a.k.a. Meitetsu) class 880 electric streetcar. This is a 2-part articulated streetcar. As tha class is also used on theKakamigahara line, it can also run on 1500 V DC and not only on 600 V as most streetcars. Photorealistic driver's stand with speedometer, manometers(pressure gauges) and pilot lamp.
 
# of veh.:
1
 
Total length:
20 m 
 
Total weight:
26 t 
 
Traction pwr:
152 kW 
 
Max load:
Ca. 100 pax.
Power source:
Overhead wire 600 or 1500 V DC
 
Max velocity:
 
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S
 
Vintage:
1980
Creator:
Kaede Shiisugi
Lines:
Minomachi line 
 Works with BVE 2:
Yes
 Works with BVE 4:
Unknown
Known problems:
Vehicle description:
Pictures of and inside class 880 (text in Japanese)
Some 40 pictures of class 880 (text in Japanese, click the links for pictures)
Misc.:
Works with OpenBVE
Download from:
The creator's web site
To download from this website:
Install instruction (in Swedish only)
Last update of this directory entry:
2011-Dec-8-

4.6.3 Italy

AFBO1

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a class AFBO1 streetcar
Description:
Electric streetcar class AFBO1 (former class Xe2/4 in Lugano, Switzerland). Only a few of this streetcar class were manufactured by MAN-Oerlikon. Photorealistic driver's stand with moving controls.
 
# of veh.:
1
 
Total length:
12 m 
 
Total weight:
12 t 
 
Traction pwr:
95 kW 
 
Max load:
Power source:
Overhead wire 2.4 kV DC
 
Max velocity:
40 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
ATS-S EB
 
Vintage:
1904
Creator:
Luca Revello
Luigi Cartello
Lines:
Biella Oropa 
 Works with BVE 2:
No
 Works with BVE 4:
Yes
Known problems:
None.
Vehicle description:
Misc.:
Works with OpenBVE.
Download from:
Trenomania
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2011-Dec-8-

4.6.2 Germany

G4-61

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a class &4-61 streetcar
Description:
Electric streetcar class Gotha G4-61 manufactured by VEB Waggonbau Gotha in former East Germany (DDR). The car is articulated at 2 points with a short center part. The front part and the rear part of the car have wheels but the center part not. Photorealistic driver's stand whith wheel and handbreake.
 
# of veh.:
1
 
Total length:
Ca. 22 m 
 
Total weight:
Ca. 22 t 
 
Traction pwr:
120 kW 
 
Max load:
36 pax. seated
Power source:
Overhead wire 600 V DC
 
Max velocity:
 
 
Safety systems in BVE:
 
Vintage:
1961--1966
Creator:
Hans-Martin Finken
Lines:
Linie 10 & Linie 11 
 Works with BVE 2:
No
 Works with BVE 4:
Yes
Known problems:
In OpenBVE there are problems with the zoom level at the driver's stand. To be able to zoom out so that the driver's stand and the window can be seen at the same time, first move the view downwards and then zoom out.
Vehicle description:
Misc.:
Works with OpenBVE.
Download from:
Comes bundled with the route Linie 10 & Linie 11
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2011-Dec-8-

GT6

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a class GT6 streetcar
Description:
Electric streetcar class GT6, manufactured by DÜWAG. The streetcar is articulated. Photorealistic driver's stand with working indicator lamps and indikators.

 

 

 
# of veh.:
1
 
Total length:
19 m 
 
Total weight:
Ca. 21 t 
 
Traction pwr:
Ca. 195 kW 
 
Max load:
112 pax. (of which 44 seated)
Power source:
Overhead wire 600 V DC
 
Max velocity:
67 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
 
Vintage:
1956--1965
Creator:
Hans-Martin Finken
Lines:
Linie 10 & Linie 11 
 Works with BVE 2:
No
 Works with BVE 4:
Yes
Known problems:
In OpenBVE there are problems with the zoom level at the driver's stand. To be able to zoom out so that the driver's stand and the window can be seen at the same time, first move the view downwards and then zoom out.
Vehicle description:
Misc.:
Works with OpenBVE
Download from:
Comes bundled with the route Linie 10 & Linie 11
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2011-Dec-8-

Tatra works car

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a Tatra works car
Description:
Electric works streetcar with snow plough. The tram is manufactured by CKD Tatra in former Czecoslovakia. This works car is used in BVE to move snow in the route line 11. While moving snow tha maxiumum speed is 30 km/h. Photorealistic driver's stand with working indikators.

 

 
# of veh.:
1
 
Total length:
15 m 
 
Total weight:
 
 
Traction pwr:
160 kW 
 
Max load:
Power source:
Overhead wire 600 V DC
 
Max velocity:
60 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
 
Vintage:
1964
Creator:
Hans-Martin Finken
Lines:
Linie 10 & Linie 11 
 Works with BVE 2:
No
 Works with BVE 4:
Yes
Known problems:
In OpenBVE there are problems with blue snowflakes, blue around the windscreen wipers, and the zoom level at the driver's stand.

The problem with blue snowflakes can be fixed by downloading the archive file TramTatraASchnee.rar below and unpack the files drop4.bmp and drop4_n.bmp. Place the unpacked files in the directory train\TramTatraASchnee (overwrite the present files with the same name).

The problem with blue around the windscreen wipers can be fixed by downloading the archive file TramTatraArbeitstram.rar below and unpack the files Wiper.bmp and Wiper2.bmp. Place the unpacked files in the directory train\TramTatraArbeitstram (overwrite the present files with the same name).

To be able to zoom out so that the driver's stand and the window can be seen at the same time, first move the view downwards and then zoom out.

Vehicle description:
Misc.:
Works with OpenBVE if corrected files are added as written above.
Download from:
Comes bundled with the route Linie 10 & Linie 11.
To download from this website:
Corrected files for white snowflakes
Corrected files for windscreen wipers
Last update of this directory entry:
2011-Dec-8-

T3D

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a class T3D streetcar
Description:
Electric streetcar class T3D manufactured by ČKD Tatra in former Czecoslovakia. Different types of class T3 streetcars were made from 1961 to 1990. Totally almost 14 000 streetcars were made! Photorealistic driver's stand and working indikators.

 

 
# of veh.:
1
 
Total length:
Ca. 15 m 
 
Total weight:
 
 
Traction pwr:
160 kW 
 
Max load:
110 pax. (of which 23 seated)
Power source:
Overhead wire 600 V DC
 
Max velocity:
65 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
 
Vintage:
1964
Creator:
Hans-Martin Finken
Lines:
Linie 10 & Linie 11 
 Works with BVE 2:
No
 Works with BVE 4:
Yes
Known problems:
In OpenBVE there are problems with non-transparent raindrops and the zoom level at the driver's stand.

The problem with non-transparent raindrops can be fixed by downloading the archive file TramTatraT3.rar below and unpack the files drop4.bmp and drop4_n.bmp. Place the unpacked files in the directory train\TramTatraT3 (overwrite the present files with the same name).

To be able to zoom out so that the driver's stand and the window can be seen at the same time, first move the view downwards and then zoom out.

Vehicle description:
Misc.:
Works with OpenBVE if corrected files are added as written above.
Download from:
Comes bundled with the route Linie 10 & Linie 11
To download from this website:
Corrected files for transparent raindrops
Last update of this directory entry:
2011-Dec-8-

T3D-M

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a class T3D-M streetcar
Description:
Electric streetcar class T3D-M (where M means modernized) manufactured by ČKD Tatra in former Czecoslovakia. Different types of class T3 streetcars were made from 1961 to 1990. Totally almost 14 000 streetcars were made! Less than 40 class T3D streetcars were modernized in 1991--1992 by Waggonbau Bautzen and AEG and became class T3D-M cars. Photorealistic driver's stand and working indikators.
 
# of veh.:
1
 
Total length:
14 m 
 
Total weight:
Ca. 18 t 
 
Traction pwr:
172 kW 
 
Max load:
83 pax. (of which 30 seated)
Power source:
Overhead wire 600 V DC
 
Max velocity:
 
 
Safety systems in BVE:
 
Vintage:
1981--1988, modernized 1991--1992
Creator:
Hans-Martin Finken
Lines:
Linie 10 & Linie 11 
 Works with BVE 2:
No
 Works with BVE 4:
Yes
Known problems:
In OpenBVE there are problems with non-transparent raindrops or blue snowflakes, and the zoom level at the driver's stand.

The problem with non-transparent raindrops can be fixed by downloading the archive file TramTatraT3modern.rar below and unpack the files drop4.bmp and drop4_n.bmp. Place the unpacked files in the directory train\TramTatraT3modern (overwrite the present files with the same name).

The problem with blue snowflakes can be fixed by downloading the archive file TramTatraT3modernSchnee.rar below and unpack the files drop4.bmp and drop4_n.bmp. Place the unpacked files in the directory train\TramTatraT3modernSchnee (overwrite the present files with the same name).

To be able to zoom out so that the driver's stand and the window can be seen at the same time, first move the view downwards and then zoom out.

Vehicle description:
Misc.:
Works with OpenBVE if corrected files are added as written above.
Download from:
Comes bundled with the route Linie 10 & Linie 11.
To download from this website:
Corrected files for transparent raindrops
Corrected files for white snowflakes
Last update of this directory entry:
2011-Dec-8-

TW6000

Screen dump of the driver's view Picture of a class TW6000 streetcar
Description:
Electric streetcar class TW6000. The 1st series of these cars were manufactured by DÜWAG, series later on by LHB. The car is articulated at 2 points. Photorealistic driver's stand with moving master controller and working indicators.

 

 
# of veh.:
1
 
Total length:
28 m 
 
Total weight:
Ca. 39 t 
 
Traction pwr:
436 kW 
 
Max load:
150 pax. (of which 46 seated)
Power source:
Overhead wire 600 V DC
 
Max velocity:
80 km/h  
 
Safety systems in BVE:
 
Vintage:
1974--1993
Creator:
Hans-Martin Finken
Lines:
Linie 10 & Linie 11 
 Works with BVE 2:
No
 Works with BVE 4:
Yes
Known problems:
In OpenBVE there are problems with the zoom level at the driver's stand. To be able to zoom out so that the driver's stand and the window can be seen at the same time, first move the view downwards and then zoom out.
Vehicle description:
Misc.:
Works with OpenBVE
Download from:
Comes bundled with the route Linie 10 & Linie 11.
To download from this website:
N/A
Last update of this directory entry:
2011-Dec-8-


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