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Positive (15 reviews) - 93% of the 15 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Aug 1, 2012

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Buy Train Simulator: Class 170 ‘Turbostar’ DMU Add-On

 

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The Class 170 Turbostar is a great modern passenger train which is perfectly at home on any UK Train Simulator route.


Known as the Turbostar, the Class 170 DMU (diesel multiple unit) was built between 1998 and 2005 and continues to serve across England and Scotland on regional and suburban passenger services. With a top speed of 100mph thanks to all cars being driven, the Class 170 also proved capable of longer journeys, and altogether 122 sets were built. The Class 171 is identical apart from having Dellner couplings rather than the BSI type found on the Class 170. The Class 170 for Train Simulator has realistic controls and sounds and includes a selection of liveries and a Class 171 variant.

Includes

  • Class 170 in Scotrail livery
  • Class 170 in ‘FS’ livery
  • Class 170 in ‘SP’ livery
  • Class 170 in ‘CT’ livery
  • Class 170 in ‘LM’ livery
  • Class 170 in ‘XC’ livery
  • Class 171 in ‘S’ livery

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows® 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
    Recommended:
    • Graphics:Laptop versions of these chipsets may work but are not supported. Updates to your video and sound card drivers may be required
    • Additional:Quicktime Player is required for playing the videos
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Overall:
Positive (15 reviews)
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Trent
Posted: November 3, 2015
The class 170 is a very nice edition, which of course operates on quite a lot of routes so there are quite a few scenarios that could be made out of this. It also comes with a Southern class 171, with the correct coupling. Unfortunately, it isn’t very operable.

Rating: 7/10
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dansintheroom
Posted: August 23, 2015
there is a real let down with this class 170 the master key dosent work so it makes it un realistic to the real thing
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Skifans
Posted: June 12, 2015
It's a decent addon for the price (currently £3 on offer) and id definatly recomend it for this price. Comes with a supprising amoutn of liverys. Only downsides are the lack of a passenger view and smoke effects.
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Brian1210
Posted: May 24, 2015
Really Good Train Very accurate to the Real Thing Plenty of Liveries though the Sounds Aren't Really accurate I Still Reccomend this.
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simonmd
Posted: April 23, 2015
This is ONLY a 'yes' if you buy it on sale, do not buy this at full price.

Don't get me wrong, this is a nice unit, the cab looks good, I like the sounds and it comes with a load of liveries but not putting ANY scenarios with it seems a bit lazy. You can of course get some from the workshop but to me, a payware product should work right 'out of the box' so to speak, withoiut you having to download more stuff to get proper use out of it.
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alfie
Posted: April 8, 2015
annoying because i payed £12 the next week it was £6 ON SALE
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Jegerpizza
Posted: March 2, 2015
This train is very sexy and comes with a billion liveries!
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colinirvine74
Posted: March 1, 2015
The reason I bought was that Ilive in Falkirk , Scotland , And just to point out you get it free with the E-G.
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Mr_Nicoll
Posted: February 14, 2015
Basic skins. But an absolute must when using Scotrail trains.
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Mister E. Legal
Posted: January 8, 2015
It's certainly a good train if you're looking to learn how to use diesels that may not have a large amount of power.
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CrashBoxNat
Posted: January 1, 2015
A rather nice addon, which has large potential for a number of routes. It contains a great variety of liveries to go with and overall is nice and easy to drive. The only problem I have is the sounds, as it doesn't sound anything like a real life Turbostar. However if you can put that to one side, it's an enjoyable addon.

7/10
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Spoopy Dog
Posted: December 21, 2014
Comes in many liveries, worth grabbing, as it's probably local to almost everyone.
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poppysocks80
Posted: November 30, 2014
Would be nice to have a EMU version of this loco.
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
Posted: December 21, 2014
Comes in many liveries, worth grabbing, as it's probably local to almost everyone.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
Recommended
Posted: January 1, 2015
A rather nice addon, which has large potential for a number of routes. It contains a great variety of liveries to go with and overall is nice and easy to drive. The only problem I have is the sounds, as it doesn't sound anything like a real life Turbostar. However if you can put that to one side, it's an enjoyable addon.

7/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
Posted: June 12, 2015
It's a decent addon for the price (currently £3 on offer) and id definatly recomend it for this price. Comes with a supprising amoutn of liverys. Only downsides are the lack of a passenger view and smoke effects.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
Posted: January 8, 2015
It's certainly a good train if you're looking to learn how to use diesels that may not have a large amount of power.
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
Posted: April 23, 2015
This is ONLY a 'yes' if you buy it on sale, do not buy this at full price.

Don't get me wrong, this is a nice unit, the cab looks good, I like the sounds and it comes with a load of liveries but not putting ANY scenarios with it seems a bit lazy. You can of course get some from the workshop but to me, a payware product should work right 'out of the box' so to speak, withoiut you having to download more stuff to get proper use out of it.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
Posted: March 2, 2015
This train is very sexy and comes with a billion liveries!
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
Recommended
Posted: April 8, 2015
annoying because i payed £12 the next week it was £6 ON SALE
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
Recommended
Posted: May 24, 2015
Really Good Train Very accurate to the Real Thing Plenty of Liveries though the Sounds Aren't Really accurate I Still Reccomend this.
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
Recommended
Posted: March 1, 2015
The reason I bought was that Ilive in Falkirk , Scotland , And just to point out you get it free with the E-G.
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
Recommended
Posted: February 14, 2015
Basic skins. But an absolute must when using Scotrail trains.
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
Posted: August 23, 2015
there is a real let down with this class 170 the master key dosent work so it makes it un realistic to the real thing
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1 of 6 people (17%) found this review helpful
Recommended
Posted: November 30, 2014
Would be nice to have a EMU version of this loco.
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Recommended
Posted: November 3, 2015
The class 170 is a very nice edition, which of course operates on quite a lot of routes so there are quite a few scenarios that could be made out of this. It also comes with a Southern class 171, with the correct coupling. Unfortunately, it isn’t very operable.

Rating: 7/10
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