Great Western Express Enhancement Packs.

  • by ROB S
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Updated 15\4\24 Added !!!!GWEcableTrunkingColour.pak - Add this in addition to your GWE ep option for a more oxidised better blended in Cable trunking.
Both mods will do the following-

Added fencing. clutter and grafitti around Reading and Paddington, Digital adboards at the larger stations. Extra lighting for urban areas.
Tidy up of existing route OHLE assets and addition of more features. Additional fuel stations at Reading Traincare Depot.
Bring scenery upgrade to the Paddington-Reading route. (Updated 12\8\24 Horns refined, Wiper rain FX fixed for HST Reading OHLE and clutter).
Adds textures and attenuation tweaks to the following (with the exception of the HST horn, resource files are unchanged, so you can add sound mods and RVVs of your choice. )
GWR HST -Cab texture, NRN, GSMR, Attenuation plus new horn.
GWR166 - Cab texture, GSMR, Attenuation plus new horn.
DBHKA -Exterior texture, Attenuation.
EWSFKA -Exterior texture Attenuation. New formation to include empty wagons and new brands.

Updated 27\3\24 Based on feedback and consideration, Ive dialled back on the HST Cab material, (less grubby looking) In addition I have toned down the MK3 Interior lights as I thought they were a touch too bright. As a result they are easier on the eye and look better on passing trains.
GWE2016 - As depicted in the default route. Unfinished masts west of Airport Junction.
GWE PRE OHLE - All masts removed west of Airport Junction. Plus a few changes from the Hybrid pack file (ie No Azuma at North Pole) Suitable for time period 2011 to 2016.
**NEW 1\4\24
GWEPREOHLESceneryONLY - Scenery mod and OHLE removal west of Airport juntion, no changes to rolling stock.
GWEsceneryONLY - Scnery mod- no OHLE removal, no changes to rolling stock.

If you want the static JNAs to have logos. Ive added my CAIB MRL JNA file below the main one.
For those that have the RHTT 66, I have a revised version on offer intended to enhance the audio, cab texture and slight livery variation also included below.
I have also made a similar ep for the ECML 66 I will link below.
https://www.trainsimcommunity.com/mods/c3-train-sim-world/c19-patches/i4397-ecml-66-enhancement-pack
AS A BONUS Ive enjoyed the recent announcement mods using Soundpad. In regards to this pack, whilst announcements for the HST wouldnt be appropriate, Ive added a guards whistle and double beep. To simulate an AI guard. If youre not familiar with how these mods work, see the sounds section of this website.

Requirements

Required to benefit from all changes-
Blackpool Branches
West Cornwall Local
Peterborough Doncaster
West Somerset
Class 33 addon
Peak Forest
MML Leicester Derby Nottingham

Requirements

I also use the 166 sound mod by ItsYa165 with my Horn and attenuation settings (from this mod) enhancing it.

I use the HST Class 43 and MK3 Sound mod by ItsYa165 with my Horn and attenuation setup (from this mod) enhancing it.

Optional but very good.

Installation Instructions

Drop only 1 of the 2 GWE options into game DLC folder.

Files

!!!!GWEcableTrunkingColour.pak 433 KB · Added 6 days ago · Downloaded 142× !!RobGWE2016.pak 132 MB · Added 25 days ago · Downloaded 394× !!RobGWEpreOHLE.pak 155 MB · Added 25 days ago · Downloaded 226× !!RobSRHTT66DB.pak 12 MB · Added 14 Mar 2024 · Downloaded 602× GWEpreOHLEsceneryONLY.pak 130 MB · Added 19 days ago · Downloaded 103× GWEsceneryONLY.pak 100 MB · Added 19 days ago · Downloaded 142× HST_Guard_and_beep.zip 199 KB · Added 25 days ago · Downloaded 252× RobSjnareskin.pak 12 MB · Added 8 Mar 2024 · Downloaded 753×

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Comments

Avatar of Hand92250
Hand92250 6 Mar 2024

Good job !

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solicitr 6 Mar 2024

Query- since I don't own MML or West Cornwall, which enhancements will I be missing?

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ROB S 6 Mar 2024

Top of my head, might be the odd asset Ive placed, but mainly, light EMT powercar at OOC. Static 37 at Southall depot.

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TheSouthernRex 6 Mar 2024

This is really cool! will the WCL modern timetable and route be updated?

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ROB S 6 Mar 2024

I cant speak for that one. The scenery was mine, timetable wasnt. Only really had time to do this, wanted an upgrade in time for Cargo Line 2

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Morelocolayer 6 Mar 2024

Class 33 addon for what ?

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ROB S 6 Mar 2024

Static scenery

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scip 6 Mar 2024

route looks brand new thx

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Thrasher37 8 Mar 2024

looks great as always, its a shame we still cant add eletrification to the route so it would be more authentic with the 800 and 387 without having to rebuild the entire route

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gazza 125 8 Mar 2024

Hi Great work looks so new,but i have a problem with the HST ,the wipers dont clear the screen when raining.
I have taken your mod off then tried again the wipers work so its a problem with the mod,other than that you have done a great job .
Gary

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ROB S 8 Mar 2024

Is there? Hmm. Could be an older pre wiper update file in the pack. I’ll remove or fix it. Sorry about that.

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ROB S 12 Mar 2024

animation file found and removed from pack. Working now (12\3\24) Plus took the chance to refine the horn.

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gazza 125 8 Mar 2024

No problem mate thanks
Gary

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CookieBot 10 Mar 2024

downloaded this this morning....absolutely fantastic. thanks bro!

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adman 10 Mar 2024

Great mod. However cannot see out of the front window of the HST, looks like its frosted over(?)

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ROB S 12 Mar 2024

Now fixed

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SERGIOPT432 13 Mar 2024

Thank you very much for this mod! The route changes a lot, it is wonderful

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DenisJura 16 Mar 2024

thanks it's great the route is beautiful with your mod..

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ROB S 17 Mar 2024

thanks for the comments folks. I will be uploading a final pak file for this route. (more clutter , fencing and some additional ambient lighting to better represent an urban landscape at night)shortly if tests are succesful.

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KCRCRailway 17 Mar 2024

What was the previous patch's file name? Would like to figure it out as I have both !RobGWE.pak and RobGWEep.pak, also, will you consider release the TS2Prototype-FKACombo3.pak?

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ROB S 17 Mar 2024

New 17\3\24GWE released. Only use that one. If Combo 3 was the Chinese Containers. I no longer have the source. If you have it. Feel free to distribute it. It should still work with !! added to the name.

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KCRCRailway 20 Mar 2024

Cntainer mod uploaded, will be noce if you can pit a link to it on the main container mod

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ChayPENG 28 days ago

Oh I like this mod very much except Cab texture. How can I change this? Pleassse!

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ROB S 25 days ago

I agree, its a bit too grubby. The latest update addresses this.

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ChayPENG 25 days ago

Thank you, bro. Good job!!!!!!

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CapitolLimited 24 days ago

Good mod, but my game was crashing because the previous name was different than the new name. Can you try to keep the naming consistent so it will automatically remove the old version

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zzw1983 24 days ago

Can you please organize your mods a little better. The constant renaming and deletion/addition is very sloppy. Some consistency would help. Good mods, just very disorganized.

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ROB S 23 days ago

You can always rename them however you like. I dont need to do all the work 😉

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zzw1983 23 days ago

No problem. Thanks for these. Transformed the route entirely.

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ROB S 23 days ago

Cheers. Enjoy.

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scip 19 days ago

idk what for mod i need now

!!RobGWE2016.pak and GWEsceneryONLY.pak is enough now ?

cheers ^^

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StenioBlackHawnk 19 days ago

Okay ngl, I like your mods, but could you please organize your mods better, I can't understand a thing now lol

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OleDre 19 days ago

A little confused here. Can you please clarify. The "!!" will load first?
I can install
GWEpreOHLEsceneryONLY.pak <-These two are okay to install together-> !!RobGWEpreOHLE.pak
and or I can install
GWEsceneryONLY.pak <-These two are okay to install together-> !!RobGWE2016.pak

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ROB S 19 days ago

The scenery only packs are alternatives. I had requests for the ep to provide an option to only change the route znd not the rolling stock.
Yes the ! gives priority over other mods. For the packs with rolling stock changes I added !! as there are sound mods out there for the 166 and HST that have one !. Adding two !! to my pack allows my horn sound to overide theirs whilst still allowing the user to benefit from the the rest of the additional sound mod.

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OleDre 19 days ago

Thank you for getting back and clearing it up for me.
And again thank you for the hard work.

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DenisJura 6 days ago

Thanks a lot for all !
RobSjnareskin : I can't find the description of this mod

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ROB S 4 days ago

Its a reskin of the JNA wagon.

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About this mod

Created
6 Mar 2024
Updated
6 days ago
Game
Train Sim World
Type of content
Patch
Train Sim World compatibility
Train Sim World 4
Train Sim World Content
Great Western Express