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February 28, 2017 – The General Electric C30-7 in Burlington Northern livery is now available from this webpage! More than just a repaint, this locomotive contains features that were specific to the southwestern railroad

company.

General Electric CSX C30-7 on Steam

General Electric Chessie U30C on Steam


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General Electric C30-7 Burlington Northern pack

A new locomotive livery from Virtual Rail Creations! This release complements the CSX C30-7 that is sold on Steam, but it is NOT sponsored nor sold by Dovetail Games or Steam (please read the EULA and disclaimer are the bottom of this page), and has not been through their rigorous QA program. Also, some features that were proprietary to Dovetail Games’s version will not be available with this unit. Distribution of this add-on for Train Simulator 2017 is the sole responsibility of Virtual Rail Creations.

Burlington Northern

Burlington Northern railroad was the second largest purchaser of General Electric’s C30-7 locomotive, with 242 units on it’s roster. These locomotives pulled tonnage all across the American west, but were specifically purchased by the company for pulling long and heavy coal drags out of the Powder River Basin. The locomotives excelled in this service, and many of them lasted through the BNSF merger and later served other railroads in the aftermarket. VRC brings you these locomotives that are officially licensed by BNSF, for your enjoyment with TrainSimulator 2017!

Package Details:

  • C30-7 Burlington Northern scheme with beacon light, clean and dirty.
  • C30-7 Burlington Northern scheme with ditch lights, clean and dirty.
  • C30-7 Burlington Northern High-Visibility scheme with strobe lights.
  • Complete cab view, advanced start up, beacon warning lights, HOTD/EOT (works with or without the EOT that comes with the CSX unit, sold separately).
  • New experimental feature – three blueprints that allow the locomotives to pre-start in scenarios.
  • All units come with snow textures for winter engineering.
  • Quick Drive compatible
  • Manual that includes advanced operation of the locomotive.

Standalone Download Price: $11.99 USD

SPECIAL OFFER – Get the Santa Fe and Burlington Northern C30-7’s for : $19.99 USD

“Burlington northern ” is a REGISTERED TRADEMARK OF BURLINGTON NORTHERN SANTA FE, LLC.


General Electric C30-7 Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe pack

A new locomotive livery from Virtual Rail Creations! This release complements the CSX C30-7 that is sold on Steam, but it is NOT sponsored nor sold by Dovetail Games or Steam (please read the EULA and disclaimer are the bottom of this page), and has not been through their rigorous QA program. Also, some features that were proprietary to Dovetail Games’s version will not be available with this unit. Distribution of this add-on for Train Simulator 2017 is the sole responsibility of Virtual Rail Creations.

Santa Fe

The Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railroad was the third largest purchaser of General Electric’s C30-7 locomotive, with 157 units on it’s roster. These locomotives pulled tonnage all across the American southwest, and were even players in one of the strangest dramas in American railroading – the failed Southern Pacific Santa Fe merger. More than simple repaints, VRC brings you these locomotives that are officially licensed by BNSF, for your enjoyment with TrainSimulator 2017!

Package Details:

  • C30-7 Santa Fe “Bluebonnet” freight scheme, clean and dirty.
  • C30-7 Southern Pacific Santa Fe freight scheme, clean and dirty.
  • Complete cab view, advanced start up, beacon warning light, HOTD/EOT (works with or without the EOT that comes with the CSX unit, sold separately).
  • All units come with snow textures for winter engineering.
  • Quick Drive compatible
  • Manual that includes advanced operation of the locomotive.

Standalone Download Price: $11.99 USD

“Santa Fe” and “xxSF” are registered trademarks of Burlington Northern Santa Fe, LLC.


Conrail U30C

General Electric U30C Update

This is a soft update for the VRC-version of the U30C. Improvements included in this pack:

  • For Xbox controller, push Right Joystick to start locomotive
  • Ctrl+S screenshot function restored.
  • Wiper sounds present in all modes (HUD, Physical, and V-key)
  • Conrail numbering fixed (6535-39, 79-83)
  • Rain slicks in the proper direction.
  • Engine brake has sounds at beginning and end of motion.
  • Fuel and engine run breaker sounds corrected.
  • Added sounds to locomotive trucks – joint clicks and rolling rail sound.
  • Lens flare added to brighten headlights.

Price: Update is free for those who own the VRC version of this locomotive. This update is not necessary for the Steam version.

U30C Pack 01 Update


Conrail U30C


General Electric U30C Steam Version – Conrail Skins

This soft update adds the Conrail paint skins to the Steam version of the U30C. The pack includes:

  • All 10 road numbers, as changed after the units were acquired from Pennsylvania and Reading.
  • Five dirty and five clean units.
  • Two crewed units.
  • Instructions for installation.

NOTE: Some assembly is required.

Price: Update is free for those who own the Steam version of this locomotive. This update is not necessary for the VRC version.

U30C Steam Conrail Skin


General Electric U28CG Santa Fe add-on pack

Returning for your digital railfanning pleasure is the original U30C from Virtual Rail Creations! These were released as add-ons in early 2016, but were pulled while the U30C Chessie was being reworked for sale on Steam. This is the original “unimproved” version – it is NOT sponsored nor sold by Dovetail Games (please read the EULA and disclaimer are the bottom of this page), and has not been through their rigorous QA program. The only changes that have been made to it are so that it does not require the VRC Conrail or the DTG Chessie U30C’s in order to run – it is a standalone download.

Santa Fe

In 1966, with the death of passenger railroading on the horizon, no locomotive maker offered a unit specifically for passenger service. At their request, General Electric adapted a freight locomotive specifically for the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railroad for passenger service. Now, VRC has recreated the U28CG in Warbonnet paint for TrainSimulator 2016.

Package Details:

  • U28CG Santa Fe passenger scheme (1966-1968)
  • U28CG Santa Fe freight scheme, clean and dirty (1968-1972).
  • U28CG Santa Fe “Blue Bonnet” freight scheme, clean and dirty (1972-1980)
  • Complete cab view, with Pyle Controller for units that are equipped with Mars lights.
  • All units come with snow textures for winter engineering.
  • Quick Drive compatible
  • Updated manual that includes advanced operation of the locomotive.

Price: $8.00 USD


Originals Series: General Electric U30C Burlington Northern

Returning for your digital railfanning pleasure is the original U30C from Virtual Rail Creations! These were released as add-ons in early 2016, but were pulled while the U30C Chessie was being reworked for sale on Steam. This is the original “unimproved” version – it is NOT sponsored nor sold by Dovetail Games (please read the EULA and disclaimer are the bottom of this page), and has not been through their rigorous QA program. The only changes that have been made to it are so that it does not require the VRC Conrail or the DTG Chessie U30C’s in order to run – it is a standalone download.

Santa Fe

Burlington Northern was the largest purchaser of the U30C locomotive, with 182 units running the system’s rails and four more later absorbed from the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy railroad.

Package Details:

  • Burlington Northern U30C
  • Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy U30C
  • Complete cab view, with Pyle Controller for units that are equipped with Mars lights.
  • All units come with snow textures for winter engineering, and alternate dirty textures.
  • Quick Drive compatible
  • Updated manual (v.3) that includes advanced operation of the locomotive.

Price: $8.00 USD


Original Series: General Electric U30C VRCX Leasing Add-On Pack

Returning for your digital railfanning pleasure is the original U30C from Virtual Rail Creations! These were released as add-ons in early 2016, but were pulled while the U30C Chessie was being reworked for sale on Steam. This is the original “unimproved” version – it is NOT sponsored nor sold by Dovetail Games (please read the EULA and disclaimer are the bottom of this page), and has not been through their rigorous QA program. The only changes that have been made to it are so that it does not require the VRC Conrail or the DTG Chessie U30C’s in order to run – it is a standalone download.

VRCX

The U30C presented in the awesome VRCX leasing paint scheme! Looks good on any railroad or route!

Package Details:

  • U30C VRCX VRCX Phase 3 U30C, clean.
  • U30C VRCX VRCX Phase 3 U30C, dirty.
  • VRCX 90-100 Ton Coal Gondola, with load/unload for regular scenarios and loaded for Quick Drive.

But wait, that’s not all! For a limited time, get a bonus free skin – The Southern Pacific U30C! This skin comes in clean and dirty, as well as a version with a crewed cab. The 90-100 ton gondola also has SP textures.

NOTE: The VRCX version must be installed first, then the SP Skin afterwards. THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC SKINS WILL OVERWRITE THE VRCX SKINS, so after installing SP, the VRCX skins will no longer be available. No instruction manual is included, as the Primary Pack manual covers how to use the AAR Master Controller.

Price: $10.00 USD


General Electric U30B VRC Leasing add-on pack

Returning for your digital railfanning pleasure is the original U30C from Virtual Rail Creations! These were released as add-ons in early 2016, but were pulled while the U30C Chessie was being reworked for sale on Steam. This is the original “unimproved” version – it is NOT sponsored nor sold by Dovetail Games (please read the EULA and disclaimer are the bottom of this page), and has not been through their rigorous QA program. The only changes that have been made to it are so that it does not require the VRC Conrail or the DTG Chessie U30C’s in order to run – it is a standalone download.

VRCX

The U30B was the 4-axle brother of the U30C. Although it has the same horsepower rating, the unit is 7’3″ shorter than it’s counterpart, giving it a stunted appearance. The locomotive was not as popular as the “C” units, selling less than 300 models to U.S. railroads.

Package Details:

Price: $8.00 USD


GP40-2 Mega Pack for Train Simulator 2016CSX GP40-2 YN3

The Electromotive Diesel GP40-2 from Virtual Rail Creations raises the bar for realistic visuals and operations in railroad simulators. From the detailed start sequence to the realistic driving physics, engineering this locomotive is more like a day on the job than recreation time.

*NOTE: Due to the inability to sell BNSF licensed products outside of the United States, this pack is available only in the U.S. To purchase VRC products outside of U.S., please visit the Trains and Drivers website at Trains and Drivers.

This download 654MB in size.

Details:

Price: $20.00 USD 


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Add-On: GP40 Undecorated

Add on pack #7 – GP40-2 Undecorated Kit. Create your own repaints with this kit.

Details:

  • 1101: GP40-2 Phase 2, with ditch lights and digital cab view, VRCX livery.
  • 1102: GP40-2 Phase 1, no ditch lights, Chessie front pilot, analog cab view.
  • 1104: GP40-2 Phase 1, no dynamic brakes.
  • 1103: GP40 no ditch lights, nose headlights, analog cab view, dynamic pilots.
  • 1105: GP40 Gyra lights.
  • Original Photoshop templates for repainting the exterior of the locomotives.
  • Instructions on how to create new skins for these locomotives.

Each locomotive also comes with a clean and a dirty version, and units number 1101, 1102, 1103, and 1105 come with dynamic snow.

Price: $7.50 USD


 


Virtual Rail Creations

End-User License Agreement For All Products Sold Through VRC (excludes Steam products)

 License ver. 11315.1500

It’s big, bold, in your face, and in plain English. You need to read it because now that you have purchased the locomotive, you are bound by it!

Important Info:

  • Our 3D models are both operationally and visually challenging on most computer systems, meaning you will need a robust computer to run them. The software has been tested on mid-range laptops, but this is by no means an optimal play experience. We recommend at least a new generation quad-core processor, 8-16GB of memory, and a GeForce 760 or higher graphics card. Even better would be running your train simulation games from an SSD drive. As we said at first, you can try running our models on lower end systems, but if they stutter, don’t say you were not warned!
  1. General Licensing
  • A). THIS LICENSE IS NON-REFUNDABLE. The reason we warned on our web site and at the beginning of this EULA about making sure your computer is up to snuff is that once you purchase and download the software license, it is yours whether the software performs to your expectations or not. The reason for this is simple; software can be copied, and there are enterprising individuals that may copy the software and then demand a refund. There is no way for us to know if he has deleted his refunded copy, so we are not even going to go there in the first place.
  • B). You are not buying any software from this site, you are simply buying a license to use the software on your computer system, with the appropriate core simulation or game. If we actually sold you the software itself, we could be giving up ownership to you, which could be bad for us and anyone who may want future improvements and updates.
  • C). This license can be invalidated (that means it ain’t no good no more and you don’t have the right to use it) if you do not follow the rules as lain out in this EULA. We are not asking you to do anything hard, just simply follow a few rules that will help us to continue improving our DLC offerings and encourage future development.
  • D). This is a single-user license, meaning one software license purchased can be used on one computer that has the appropriate core simulation or game installed. We are not going to call out the S.W.A.T. team if you decide you want to install it to a second computer you own in the same house, or on a laptop you own so you can take it on the go. But installing for others (defined as anyone who is not you), whether it be family, friends, or anyone else, requires that a license be purchased for each individual who will use it. Please support us by encouraging others to purchase their own licenses. We got to pay for our licenses too!
  • E). You can, and are strongly encouraged to make copies of the licensed software for your own personal backup. We are not affiliated with Steam, so we cannot recover backup copies of your licensed software if you somehow lose your game, OS, or computer.
  • F). This licensed software is for your personal use only, and you may not give away, sell, or redistribute any part of it to anyone else. Redistribution in any form, whether for sale or free, physical or e-media, is considered an act of piracy, will immediately invalidate your license, and may bring legal action against you. Please see section three of this EULA for information regarding repaints and reskins.
  • ) We make no warranties or guarantees, explicit or implied, that this licensed software will perform as you expect it to, that it will even perform at all, or that it will not somehow cause damage or even destroy your computer and it’s associated software. We seriously doubt anything bad is going to happen, as we have tested the software for hundreds of hours. But since all computer systems differ in composition, it is difficult to predict every performance situation. By purchasing the licensed software, you have agreed to this EULA, and Virtual Rail Creations, it’s associates, and if affiliates are held blameless if something does happen and damages occur.
  • ) This license is a product specific EULA that is an extension of the general EULA that is posted at http://vrailcreations.net. That general EULA supersedes this one, and should be considered the final authority in this matter. If changes are made to that EULA, notice of the change will be posted on the same website, and this product EULA will be changed to reflect this as soon as is practically possible.
  1. Other Rights or Limits
  • A). You may not decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble this model and it’s associated software.
  • B). You are forbidden from inserting malicious software, which includes viruses, Trojans, malware, or heretofore unknown destructive code into our software, whether for malicious or benign purpose.
  • C). No part of the models that we produce and license may be used to build, rebuild, or enhance any other model. There is no other purpose for the core models or child objects than to serve this model.
  1. REPAINTS:

Concerning repaints, or rekins, of this locomotive, the following rules apply:

– You are permitted to alter texture files to create reskins of other locomotive liveries for your own personal use.

At this time, we will not prohibit the alteration of texture files from this locomotive with the intention of distributing the Reskin to others. However, the following rules strictly apply:

– Out of deference to our licensors, we will not condone or participate in the creation of end-user distributed textures. No help here, so don’t blow up our mail boxes asking for some.

– You alone are responsible for obtaining permission to distribute railroad company trademarks. You are also responsible for obtaining permission to use fonts or artwork that others have created to recreate or simulate railroad trademarks. If you choose not to ask for permission, you are on the hook for whatever consequences arise.

– You may not change or distribute any file that is contained outside of the Roadname/Engine folder. Changing the core files outside of these folders could screw up the files that are essential to all VRC locomotives.

– You cannot, under any circumstances, distribute any shape file (GeoPcDx) that is contained anywhere in the U30C package. You must include documentation with your Reskin explaining that the End User of your skin must already have a legally obtained copy of the VRC locomotive installed on their computer in order for the Reskin to work. You also need to instruct the End User on what shapes he needs to copy to make the Reskin work.

– You may not distribute the Reskin on Steam or any commercial website that may accept money for it’s hosting or distribution. It must be distributed free of charge.

– We reserve the right at any time and any reason to ask you to remove a Reskin from circulation. This may be done if we are producing the same re-skin, or if we feel the Reskin has been done in poor taste or in violation of our own licensing agreements.

– We reserve the right to use end-user distributed reskins in our own locomotive packages, as add-on packages, or sold from our own website, without permission or compensation to the creator.