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User reviews: Positive (7 reviews) - 100% of the 7 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 17, 2010

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About This Content

In 1999, after acquisition by FirstGroup, Great Western Trains applied a revised livery to their existing stock without the need for repainting! This involved the use of vinyl decals applied to the lower sides of the HSTs. The existing green and ivory colouring remained but the decal featured a central gold stripe and a series of parallel green lines which had the appearance of fading the ivory into the green. This early green and gold livery was referred to as the “fag packet” (British slang for cigarette packet) livery due to its similarity to certain cigarette packets of the time, and this is the version recreated in this add-on. The “Night Riviera”, a sleeper service from Paddington to Penzance, retained the green and gold livery until 2007..


4 Scenarios:
  • Free Roam: Paddington FGW Mix
  • No Sleep Tonight - Career System Scenario
  • Semi-Fast Stand-In - Career System Scenario
  • When the Snow Falls - Career System Scenario

More scenarios are available on Steam Workshop online and in-game. Train Simulator’s Steam Workshop scenarios are free and easy to download, adding many more hours of exciting gameplay. With scenarios being added daily, why don’t you check it out now!

Click here for Steam Workshop scenarios.

System Requirements

    • 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
Helpful customer reviews
4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Posted: June 16
Nice train and at 90% off ($0.49 Total) during the steam summer sale, it is extremely cheap and totally worth it. Note that the scenarios are for the Great Western Main Line (As of when I am writing this, it does not say that in the description)
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Posted: November 5
This is a good reskin of the HST. I accept that this was made in the days before marketplace. Here's my opinion in detail...

Cheap, cheap cheap cheap cheap!
The livery looks fantastic in whatever quality your settings are on.
Looks very at home on Rivera and GWML

Um... Lemme think,

In conclusion. This loco, for some reason (this is rare) gets a 10/10 for me.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Posted: May 5
Ah, this takes me back...

The infamous First Great Western '♥♥♥-Packet' livery is what I can remember seeing as I grew up whenever I was around the GW Mainline - I prefer it to the so-called 'Barbie' livery that was adopted in later years. And driving it in Train Simulator? Well, it's no different to driving the standard HST, albeit you have a Guard's Whistle sound after you pick up passengers. However the 'First' logo does look like a sticker, but this is only a minor complaint. It makes up for it with the price, as you get 3 scenarios to try and master. As with the NSE Class 47, I recommend this for anyone starting out in Train Simulator, wishing to start buying DLC.
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
Posted: October 1, 2014
Again costs £3 to purchase, it's not worth, not buying it. If they're having a sale and this loco is on discount, you'd have to be daft, not to try it... Drive this regular from Preston to Glasgow.

*Please note, this loco does not have a passenger view*
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Posted: December 21, 2014
It was 74p and I had money left over. Get it on sale, and it's nothing.
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