UK Material Mods

  • by ROB S
  • 9 upvotes
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***The following files will-
Remove the over saturated look of Landscape, buildings and track ballast. Plus minor tweaks to the shine on other assets.
so far mods are available for-

GWE
Edinburgh Glasgow-Removed 7/3/23 and replaced with a ballast only pack due to clipping with station tunnels.
London Brighton

Eastcoastway
Northern TransPennine
Birmingham Cross City (Track and ballast only)
South Eastern High Speed (Track and ballast only)
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Files

!TS2Prototype-CrossCitymaterial.pak 61 KB · Added 17 Mar 2023 · Downloaded 637× !TS2Prototype-E2GBallastmaterial.pak 17 KB · Added 7 Mar 2023 · Downloaded 632× !TS2Prototype-ECWmaterial.pak 114 KB · Added 6 Mar 2023 · Downloaded 858× !TS2Prototype-GWEmaterial.pak 155 KB · Added 1 Mar 2023 · Downloaded 981× !TS2Prototype-LdnBriMaterial.pak 314 KB · Added 5 Mar 2023 · Downloaded 1,012× !TS2Prototype-NTPmaterial.pak 97 KB · Added 6 Mar 2023 · Downloaded 739× !TS2Prototype-SEHSmaterial.pak 61 KB · Added 17 Mar 2023 · Downloaded 761×

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Comments

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i dont understand what this mod is meant to do

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ROB S 2 Mar 2023

I’ll post comparisons as I add more routes.
It stops sleeper shine- more consistent track look going into the distance.
Track ballast will resist sunlight and retain its colour. The same with landscapes and farmers fields.
Roads wont be overly bright in the sun.
Plus other changes..

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Thrasher37 17 Mar 2023

where is the download for BCC or am i just blind and stupid

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ROB S 17 Mar 2023

Apologies. Its there now.

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ItsYa165 12 May 2023

It's a material enhancement pack, AWG. Currently, TSW environment materials are set up as glossy because it makes wet weather easily convincing at the sacrifice of replica roughness, colour accuracy, reflectivity... etc.

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Dinosbacsi 2 Mar 2023

Finally! The shininess of everything in TSW is such an eyesore. Will give Cajon Pass a go.

If you take request, would you perhaps mind doing Boston Sprinter?

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ROB S 2 Mar 2023

I’ll be going through all the DLC I own. I have LIRR Sandpatch CRR and Boston Sprinter in terms of American DLC

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PAULO RJ 8 Mar 2023

my friend...you are doing an incredible job, congratulations and thanks!!!!

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ROB S 9 Mar 2023

Thankyou Paulo. Glad youre enjoying them.

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Quentin J. 4 Mar 2023

Awesome, the ground shine is really disturbing on TSW, thanks for your hard work.

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acela2163 5 Mar 2023


This mod is causing some serious visual glitches on BPE

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ROB S 5 Mar 2023

BostonMaterialV2 should resolve it

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Stexred 6 Mar 2023

maybe a idea to add your user name to the mod files
it is a bit hard to keep track where everything is in the dlc folder

also maybe add time stamps on this page to see what is added

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ROB S 6 Mar 2023

Yeah. Going forward. Cant really change the ones Ive released, I suspect it would cause confusion. However, for now, people can rename these mods however they see fit once downloaded.

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Dinosbacsi 9 Mar 2023

I have noticed that this mod for Boston breaks the catenary pole textures. They end up all gray and textureless.

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ROB S 9 Mar 2023

Thats probably a texture experiment snuck in the pack. Poles looked bright compared to the toned down surroundings. I made a quick texture to darken the ohle. I’ll fish it out when I get time.

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Dinosbacsi 10 Mar 2023

Not only they are bright gray, but their textures are also missing their transparency. One of the catenarys uses 2D textures for the catenary arms, and parts of the texture is supposed to be transparent, but instead it shows up as whole rectangles.

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ROB S 11 Mar 2023

new 11 march file takes out some unwanted m files. Hopefully fixes the issue.

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Please do Sherman Hill

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ROB S 12 Mar 2023

Its not a route that I own, I could do a mod if I know the route name of the DLC. Maybe it will work.

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Zappaman 15 May 2023

hope you can add this great mod for Peak Forest, the hills, grass and ballast look silvery at times on it👍

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lynx_raptor 19 Jul 2023

Hello great mod, but the london to brighton the tunnels seem to have some sort of black wall at the entrance of the tunnels, can this be fixed at all?

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About this mod

Created
1 Mar 2023
Updated
17 Mar 2023
Game
Train Sim World
Type of content
Patch
Train Sim World compatibility
Train Sim World 3
Train Sim World Content
Birmingham Cross-City Line, Diesel Legends of the Great Western, East Coastway: Brighton - Eastbourne & Seaford, Great Western Express, Northern Trans-Pennine: Manchester - Leeds, Rush Hour - London Commuter - Brighton Main Line: London Victoria - Brighton, ScotRail Express: Edinburgh - Glasgow, Southeastern Highspeed