Barnez TS2016 Metra EMD F40PH & Gallery Cab Car Comprehensive Mod Pack

This is the Chicago & Southwest Productions Metra EMD F40PH-3 Locomotive & Nippon Sharyo Gallery Cab Car Comprehensive Modification pack version 2.0


In order to utilize this freeware physics upgrade, you must have purchased the "The Racetrack: Aurora - Chicago Route Add-On" pack available at Steam: http://store.steampowered.com/app/258...


This is a freeware pack; in no way is it to be used for commercial purposes. You are free, however to further modify the physics and sound enhancements found in this pack for personal use if you so choose.


This is BOTH sound mod and physics mod pack. The purpose of this pack is to adjust the physics performance of the EMD F40PH-3 locomotive and the associated Gallery Cab Car.


This pack also replaces the mediocre stock bell sounds with authentic bell sounds (exterior and interior versions) for both the cab car and the locomotive.


This pack also replaces the door sounds (audible only while in the cab car at the moment). Sounds sourced to Tyler Johnston.


Sound NOTE: The interior bell sound on the locomotive is very soft, so if it is barely audible, that's the way it's supposed to be. Also, once again, you will only hear the door chime if you are operating from the cab car. You will NOT hear it if you are operating from the locomotive. SIDE NOTE: To obtain Metra logo and decals for rolling stock, download this pack: http://railworksamerica.com/index.php... (http://www.facebook.com/groups/720469...)


List of general changes for v2.0 release (from the v1.0 release):


  1. Incorporated the JohnS brake fix. Brake pipe pressure set back to 90 PSI and brakes are now graduated release.

  2. Removed HEP physics option

  3. Increased traction motor load time from 5 seconds to 25 seconds

  4. Packaged the sound mod into v2.0 release

  5. Increased passenger car weights based on Nippon Sharyo specifications (65 metric tons loaded for trailer and 68 metric tons loaded for cab car)

NOTE: The F40PH-3 locomotive comes default with a neat HEP mode toggle ability, this only affects engine RPM; tractive power is not affected.


Technical specifications:


  1. EMD F40PH-2 (EMD 645; 3200 THP; no HEP)

  2. Starting tractive effort of 65,000 lbs (289.1344 kN)

  3. Continuous tractive effort of 38,240 lbs (170.1 kN) @ 16.31 mph

  4. Dynamic Brake effort of 35,000 lbs (177.93 kN) @ 55 mph; extended range sawtooth curve between 55 mph and 36 mph. Fade to 0 lbs @ 0.5 mph (not in use)

  5. Wheel horsepower of 2,850 hp (2,390 kW) @ 30 mph

  6. Maximum speed of 103 mph

  7. Engine RPM range = 410 - 900

  8. RPM change rate (rpm/second) = 20

  9. Fuel consumption range (gph)= 4 - 155

  10. Weight = 260,142.8 lbs (118 metric tons)

  11. Fuel capacity = 1500 gallons

  12. Max traction amps = 1785

  13. Max brake amps = 700 (not in use)



IMPORTANT; Install Instructions:

  1. Locate BNSFChicago (C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common\RailWorks\Assets\Barnez\BNSFChicago)

  2. Open TS2016_Metra_EMD_F40PH_&_Gallery_Cab_Car_Comprehensive_Mod_Pack.7z

  3. Drag the file folders from the .rar in step 2 into the directory you opened in step 1.

  4. The installation should be complete. Run TS2016 to check.

  5. If installation is botched or does not work, to back up to original files, delete the folder from step 3.


NOTE: When trying to run a career scenario after installing any physics mod, you will have to bypass the "track.bin" error message that pops up by pressing "F2", then hitting save. The scenario will then be playable.


Thank you for downloading and installing.

Enjoy =)