Victorian Railways D1 Class 'Type 4' - Black - Newport Built Locomotives

Compatible with: TANE SP2 + Only
Compatible with both PC and Mac editions


Victorian Railways D1 class 4-6-0 pack in all over black, with two locomotives each featuring 3 levels of weathering. Both locomotives feature Victorian Railways 5 chime whistles, and a range of scripted features including smoke effects, additional sounds, automatic numbers, and more!

This pack also features a pre-made session for the Healesville 1913-1920 route.

For Multiplayer compatibility, you will need to purchase this DLC pack separately from the Trainz Store.

Full Details

Constructed between 1904 and 1920, the Victorian Railways DD/D1 class locomotives were designed as a mixed traffic locomotive, with capabilities of also hauling mainline passenger services. Eventually numbering 260 members, the DD class locomotives were constructed by both the Victorian Railways and outside locomotive builders, such as the Phoenix Foundry in Ballarat, the Baldwin Locomotive works in the USA, and others. The design evolved quickly, resulting in 5 major variations to the DD class, the fourth being the most recognized with the wide Canadian Cab and high running boards, which would be continued with the type 5 (superheated type 4) locos, and carried on when some members were rebuilt as D2 and D3 class locomotives.

This pack covers the Type 4 D1 class locomotives, as built by the Victorian Railways at their Newport Workshops between 1904 and 1920, in the all over black liverty introduced in the 1920s and worn until their demise in the 1950s, and classed as D1 as running from the 1930s thill the early 1950s, and fitted with a classic VR 5 chime whistle.

The pack features two locomotives and two tenders, each with 3 levels of weathering accessible via the properties window.

VR D1 T4 Black 1 Npt - fitted with older style Serrif number plates, and Serrif style class plates, covering various numbers from 500 to 668, with a total of 51 numbers.

VR D1 T4 Black 2 Npt - fitted with newer style Sans Serrif style number plates, and Serrif style class plates, covering various numbers from 500 to 697, with a total of 39 numbers.

  • 2 locomotives and tenders, with three optional levels of weathering (changed via the properties menu), in broad gauge
  • Down Passenger session with both locomotives available, with free roam option after completion
  • 6 pre-made consists, including light engine, goods, and passenger consists for both versions.
  • Texture swapping with clean, lightly weathered and heavy weathered options, each with individual specular maps and reflection maps to match the weathering
  • Scripted, animated, reverser and valve gear in exterior and interior views
  • LOD on all meshes
  • Scripted exhaust smoke effects, based off regulator and cut-off
  • Scripted and animated air compressor, with sound and smoke effects
  • Scripted cylinder drain effects toggled by ALT + D, and based off the steam chest pressure
  • Other Scripted steam and sound effects including injectors, and blower
  • Animated screwlink couplers, brake hoses/taps, and safety chains using ACS
  • Scripted Marker Lamps and Tail discs, with glow lamps (thanks to Bloodnok) - compatible with the VR Set Train Lamps driver command
  • Animated cab doors, cab windows, cab roof vent, weather tarp, smokebox door, and tender tank filler lid
  • Cab doors, windows and roof vent can be controlled from inside the cab as well as via the properties window.
  • Weather tarp matches in cab view and exterior view
  • Full custom interior view, with operational controls
  • Physique based coal load animation in tender, giving realistic deformation as coal is used
  • Automatic Numbering, with automatic tender numbering, with normals mapped number plates and matching builders plates (92 numbers available)
  • Snow mesh, using the snow altitude function in Trainz
Install Instructions
  1. Open the confirmation email (may take up to 48 hours to be sent)
  2. Download the 'rar' file from the download link in the email
  3. Use a program such as WinRar or 7Zip to extract the cdp file(s) from the rar
  4. Drag and Drop the cdp file into the Trainz Content (content manager) window
    In Trainz Content, click on File, then on 'Import Content File', then select and 'open' the cdp file
  5. If any assets show 'missing dependencies', right click and click on 'list dependencies recursively'
  6. Right click on any assets that are shown as 'available for download', and click on 'download'
  7. Click on the drop down box at the top, and click on 'Open for Editing', then select all assets and click on 'revert to original' or 'revert unsubmitted edits'
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