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User reviews: Positive (4 reviews)
Release Date: Oct 4, 2012
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Buy F40PH California Zephyr Pack

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Buy Train Simulator: Diesel Collection

Includes 6 items: Amtrak F40PH ‘California Zephyr’ Loco Add-On, DB BR232 Loco Add-On, EWS Class 67 Loco Add-On, Freightliner Class 70 Loco Add-On, MRCE ER20 Eurorunner Loco Add-On, Southern Pacific SD70M Loco Add-On

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Buy USA Ultimate Collection

Includes 14 items: Amtrak Acela Express EMU Add-On, Amtrak F40PH ‘California Zephyr’ Loco Add-On, BNSF ES44AC & SD40-2 Loco Add-On, BNSF SD75 Loco Add-On, Cajon Pass Route Add-On, CN SD40-2 Wide Nose Loco Add-On, Donner Pass: Southern Pacific Route Add-On, Horseshoe Curve Route Add-On, Norfolk Southern SD40-2 High Nose Loco Add-On, Northeast Corridor Route Add-On, PRR GG1 Loco Add-On, PRR K4 Loco Add-On, Southern Pacific Cab Forward Loco Add-On, SW1500 Switcher Loco Add-On

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About This Content

The F40PH California Zephyr brings together one of the most famous names and one of the most recognisable shapes in US railroading for Train Simulator!

Built by the General Motors Electro-Motive Division from 1975 into the early 1990s, the F40PH was built specifically for Amtrak to haul short passenger services. However, it soon proved its versatility and before long the F40PH was hauling long-distance passenger trains such as the famous California Zephyr. Other operators also ordered a number of these locos, including Via Rail Canada, GO Transit and NJ Transit. With a 3,000 horsepower diesel engine, the F40PH had a top speed of just over 100mph and though most of Amtrak’s units have been retired, they have continued in service with other owners across North America including CSX, Metra and MBTA. The California Zephyr has been a legendary name for railroad fans since it first ran in 1949. Running from Chicago, Illinois to Emeryville, California and passing through 7 states, the current Amtrak California Zephyr first ran in 1983 and still rolls along its scenic 2,400-mile route every day.

The F40PH for Train Simulator recreates the Amtrak Phase III colour scheme and includes Amtrak Super-Liner Phase II and Phase III passenger cars including coach, diner and sleeper, and baggage cars. Drive the included scenarios for the Donner Pass (also available on Steam) or select Quick Drive and drive the F40PH wherever you want.

Includes


F40PH diesel locomotive in Amtrak Phase III livery, with detailed controls and cab including instrument lighting

Amtrak passenger cars: Phase II and Phase III versions of the Baggage car, Coach, Lounge Café Car, Sightseer Lounge car, Sleeper car and Transition Sleeper car.

5 scenarios for the Donner Pass route, also available on Steam

Quick Drive compatible

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows® XP / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor:Processor: 2.8 GHz Core 2 Duo (3.2 GHz Core 2 Duo recommended), AMD Athlon MP (multiprocessor variant or comparable processors)
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:512 MB with Pixel Shader 3.0 (AGP PCIe only)
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:6 GB HD space
    • Sound:Direct X 9.0c compatible
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
    • Additional:Quicktime Player is required for playing the videos
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Helpful customer reviews
Posted: November 3
A classic. Everything is great about this model. Great modeling, lights, horn, and passenger cars! Love it!
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Posted: November 9
it was okay but not that good
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Posted: November 18
first the F40PH is my favourite engine
second it just looks super accurate
now here comes the bad part
the headlights look really bad in TS2015 and they dont emit the forward view that headlights normally do
other than that it is totally worth 19.99
what would also be nice, is if they added Amtrak phase iii express freight boxcars
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Posted: October 26
Love it! But, just like everything else this game has to provide, it is WAY overpriced! When I bought this DLC, I spent 40 bucks! And I'm not even able to use it untill I get Donner Pass which is another 40 which adds up to about 60-80 bucks in the end! That's like purchasing 3-4 brand new games! I really enjoy it including the cab forward, but are they really worth that much money? If you think so, get Donner Pass first. It comes with several engines and scenarios so that you can actually enjoy it. I made the mistake of getting this before, and I wasn't able to even use it yet. Only get these if you are actually going to use them. Otherwise, save your money and get somthing worth spending it on.
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