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Train Sim World Update Available Now

Thank you all once again for your continued feedback following the release of Train Sim World: Great Western Express. Your input has helped us identify and address a number of issues, which we have outlined below.

General

  • A new function has been added to the locomotives ‘3’ external camera. If the camera becomes stuck by collision, the camera can be reset by pressing CTRL+0.
  • Collision smoothing for the locomotive ‘3’ external camera.
  • Fixed an issue where, if the player was crouched and sat in a seat of a locomotive, the character would appear to be floating from an external camera view.
  • Fixed an issue where at a low random chance, AI trains would disappear in the player’s viewpoint.
  • Fixed an issue where changing cab ends in any of the included trains, using CTRL and + or – would break the driving HUD.
  • Updated Service Mode Locomotive Selection screen so the right hand information updates when the livery is changed.
  • In-game credits are now translated in French and German.
  • Removed a cloud of fog that sometimes briefly appeared on the Main Menu Diorama upon first load up.

Great Western Express

Additions

  • BR Class 66 EWS livery reskin ### Achievements 8 Steam Achievements have been added

  • Journey Shrinker – Reach a speed of 125MPH in the HST.
  • Turbo Power – Reach a speed of 90MPH in the BR Class 166.
  • Pushing the Limits – Reach a speed of 75MPH in the BR Class 66.
  • Cross Country – Operate the BR Class 43 HST for 430 miles.
  • Mile Muncher – Operate the BR Class 166 for 1660 miles.
  • Powerhauler – Operate the BR Class 66 for 660 miles.
  • Peak Performance – Successfully completed all scenarios.
  • Qualified Driver – Successfully completed all introduction tutorials.

Localisation

  • Improvements to missing Polish translations.
  • Fixed missing subtitles when Voice Over was playing in French in the Aggregate Industries scenario.

Environment

  • Overhead Wire installation in London Paddington station.

Gameplay

  • Class 43 Introduction Tutorial: Fixed an issue where holding the engine start button down would not complete the objective.
  • Class 166 Introduction Tutorial: Fixed an issue where holding the engine start button down would not complete the objective.
  • Class 66 Introduction Tutorial: Fixed an issue where holding the engine start button down would not complete the objective.
  • Fixed an issue where each locomotive appeared in the list multiple times on the Locomotive Selection screen in Services.
  • Christmas Closures: Fixed an issue where the BR Class 43 brakes would stop working.
  • Christmas Closures: Fixed an issue where no power/amps were being applied to the train when following the ‘Switch Cab’ instructions at Acton Yard.
  • Down the Line: Fixed an issue where the Platform 14 service could not be completed due to an AI train blocking the player path into Southall Platform 3.
  • Station Stopping Tutorial: Fixed an issue where the player character in an external camera view could be seen in the ‘T’ animation pose as opposed to a seating animation.
  • Drag Line: Fixed an issue where the seat marker for the HST objective would appear under the world and not on the required cab seat.
  • Aggregate Industries: Fixed an issue where the ‘Couple to formation’ objective was missing its objective marker.
  • Aggregate Industries: Fixed an issue where the unloading percentage markers would disappear when saving and reloading this scenario.

Audio

  • Fixed an issue where AWS and DSD alarms could be heard on AI trains from outside of the cab.

BR Class 43 ‘HST’

  • Improvements to the Automatic Warning System (AWS).
  • Improvements to the Train Protection & Warning System (TPWS).
  • Improvements to the Driver Safety Device (DSD).
  • Improvements to the Train Brakes so the correct pressures in each stage are being read.
  • Fix to the Horn, where sometimes interacting with it, no sound could be heard.
  • Improvements to the Brake Pressure gauges on the driving HUD.
  • Improvements to the Air Hoses and Multiple Unit cables, where they were dragging through the track/floor.
  • Improvements to the engine start audio, where before it was too quiet.
  • Smoke emissions are now present.
  • Fixed an issue where saving the game whilst the doors were closing/opening would cause them to act strangely on reloading.
  • Smoothed cab blinds interactions so they no longer snap to locations, they are 100% dynamic.

BR Class 166

  • Improvements to the Automatic Warning System (AWS).
  • Improvements to the Train Protection & Warning System (TPWS).
  • Improvements to the Driver Safety Device (DSD).
  • Fix to the Horn, where sometimes interacting with it, no sound could be heard.
  • Improvements to the Brake Pressure gauges on the driving HUD.
  • Reduced the window wipers audio, where before it was too loud.
  • Improvements to the door Hustle Alarm audio and timings.
  • Smoke emissions are now present.
  • Fixed an issue with the blinds glitching when using an Xbox controller.

BR Class 66

  • Improvements to the Automatic Warning System (AWS).
  • Improvements to the Train Protection & Warning System (TPWS).
  • Improvements to the Driver Safety Device (DSD).
  • Changed the Headlight Switch UI Slider to be horizontal.
  • Fix to the Horn, where sometimes interacting with it, no sound could be heard.
  • The rear cab Main Reservoir Pipe and Main Reservoir Dials now show the correct values.
  • The correct side wipers animate when that side control is used.
  • Window wipers now clear rain from the window.
  • Updated Class 66 cab collision to allow the player to have access to the Windscreen wiper controls (which were partially blocked).
  • Removed snow textures in winter from the roof.
  • Improvements to the Brake Pressure gauges on the driving HUD.
  • Smoke emissions are now present.
  • Improvements to the AMPs meter on the Driving HUD.
  • Improvements to the Warning Device Icon on the Driving HUD, so it now responds in sync with safety devices (AWS and DSD).

Passengers

  • Improvements to passenger train boarding sequence, to prevent them trying to board a train after the loading instruction has complete.
  • Improvements to skinning to help with hands intersecting with laps when seated, on a bench or in the train.
  • Added an arms crossed pose for seated characters, with randomised transitions.
  • Improvements to random head movements which previously appeared ‘robotic’.

Signalling

  • Fix to signal SN203 coming out of Acton Yard, where the train brakes would trigger an Emergency Brake Application when passing at 20MPH, for service 4V38.
  • Fix to signals T1675 and SN25 TPWS ramps which were triggering brake applications on a double yellow aspect.

Service Mode

  • Improvements to some services stopping at the wrong location at platforms.
  • Fixed AI services spawning in from portals sometimes appearing backwards.
  • Fixes to services 2N52, 2R19, 2P67 and 5P17 where the incorrect door side would need to be opened to complete objectives.
  • Fixed the player not spawning into a locomotive when selecting service 2P71 Reading to London Paddington.

CSX Heavy Haul

Gameplay

  • Fixed an issue that was preventing the Turntable tutorial being completed.

AC4400CW

  • Fixed a performance stutter when jumping to an external camera view from the first person camera view.

This update is around 600 MB in size and will download automatically from Steam (note that you may need to restart Steam to kick off the download). If you have any problems/queries with regard to the update, leave a comment below or submit a ticket to our support site where our Support Team will be ready to assist.

Additionally, if you have any feedback in regards to the update, we urge you to post in our Train Sim World Forums (click here).

Thank you all for your continued feedback and support, keep it coming!

No Updated Content? Steam File Verify

In the unlikely event that Steam fails to update Train Sim World: Great Western Express, you’ll need to perform a file verify and ensure Steam provisions your installation properly. Follow the instructions listed at this link to perform a file verify to reset your installation to default. Note that this process can take some time to complete, dependent on your internet speed.

If you find that after the file verify has completed, you are confident you have not received the update, please contact our Support Team by submitting a ticket to our support site where someone will assist you directly ■

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