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About This Content

A total of 842 “Black Five” locomotives were built for the London, Midland and Scottish and later British Railways; and, a truly definitive add-on is unleashed, in the form of Partner Programme developer Bossman Games’ fantastic LMS Stanier Class 5!

What became one of the more memorable locomotives in British rail history starts its story in the early 1930s, when William Stanier, Chief Mechanical Engineer of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS), sought to design a new and suitably powerful mixed-traffic locomotive. In his early LMS days, Stanier used his engineering skills which he acquired while working for GWR, however steadily refining and honing his own unique style of locomotive.

When the LMS needed more powerful traction, Stanier’s response was equivalent to the GWR’s Hall Class, a 4-6-0 with a rating of 5 for passenger, and 5 for freight – the Stanier Class 5.

Originally the Class 5 fleet was known as “Black Stanier”, in contrast to the “Red Stanier” Jubilee Class; however, when ‘5’ was seen adorned on the cab side from 1940 onwards, a new “Black Five” name befell the fleet.

The do-anything attitude of the Black Five saw their popularity rise with both crews and enthusiasts alike – it could turn up almost anywhere, get the job done, and look good while doing it – the fleet of 842 was a familiar sight right up until the end of steam.

The Black Fives were sadly scrapped in droves, but an impressive 18 were saved for use on both preservation railways and mainline railtours, and the preserved fleet has a history of ‘acting’ by means of temporary alternative numbers to revive lost members of the class.

The Stanier Class 5 from Bossman Games arrives with no comparison and includes:
  • Circa-2018 representations of preserved 45407, 44871 & 45212, including 45407's appearance as 45157 “The Glasgow Highlander”
  • British Railways with Early & Late Emblem, Clean & Weathered
  • LMS 1930s Lined Black, Unlined Black both Clean & Weathered
  • Welded and rivetted tenders
  • MK1 Coaches in BR Maroon with BR1 bogies
  • Circa-2018 MK2A BFK Support Coach
With the ability to drive any example of the class, in both LMS and BR eras, plus preserved examples, a whole range of advanced features, incredible detail throughout, 10 Career scenarios and so much more, the Stanier Class 5 rightfully earns its place within the Pro Range!

Included Scenarios

The LMS Stanier Class 5 ‘Black Five’ Steam Loco Add-On includes 10 challenging career scenarios on three routes:

Scenarios for West Highland Line Extension:
  • [LMS 5MT] 01. Loco Introduction & Preparation
  • [LMS 5MT] 02. 5Z25 Fort William Yard to Fort William Station
  • [LMS 5MT] 03. 2Y61 10:15 Fort William - Mallaig - Part 1
  • [LMS 5MT] 04. 2Y61 10:15 Fort William - Mallaig - Part 2
  • [LMS 5MT] 05. 2Y62 14:11 Mallaig - Fort William - Part 1
  • [LMS 5MT] 06. 2Y62 14:11 Mallaig - Fort William - Part 2
Scenarios for Settle to Carlisle:
  • [LMS 5MT] 07. 1Z61 Manchester Victoria to Carlisle - Part 1
  • [LMS 5MT] 08. 1Z61 Manchester Victoria to Carlisle - Part 2
Scenarios for North Wales Coastal:
  • [LMS 5MT] 09. 1Z95 Liverpool Lime St to Holyhead
  • [LMS 5MT] 10. 1Z96 Holyhead to Liverpool Lime St

Please Note: Train Simulator 2018, Settle to Carlisle Route Add-On and West Highland Line Extension Route Add-On are all required, as separate purchases, in order to play the scenarios featured in this add-on.

More scenarios are available on the 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.

Key Features

  • British Railways & LMS liveries, in clean and weathered conditions
  • Customisable lamp arrangement (locomotive and tender)
  • Headboards
  • Realistic brake simulation, including dual braking on preserved examples
  • Cast iron tread brake and brake fade simulation
  • Modern AWS & TPWS equipment on preserved examples
  • Radio Electronic Token Block (RETB) equipment on preserved examples.
  • Realistic regulator simulation
  • Vacuum Brake Ejectors
  • BR ATC/AWS simulation
  • Rivetted and welded tenders
  • Injector simulation
  • Gauge Glass blowdown
  • Realistic adhesion model
  • Steam chest simulation
  • Fire and smoke effects
  • Directional sanders
  • Functioning isolation valves in cab
  • Steam heat
  • Opening cab doors, windows and vents
  • Cold Start simulation
  • Gauge vibrations at speed
  • Refillable sand boxes and mechanical lubricators that use oil as you clock up the mileage
  • Openable smokebox door
  • Performance mode (LMS+BR only)
  • Water Scoop
  • Complete soundset recorded from 45407 on the mainline, and 45379 at the Mid-Hants Railway
  • Quick Drive Compatible
  • Download size: 1.1 GB

System Requirements

    • OS:Windows® 7 / 8.1
    • Processor:2.8 GHz Core 2 Duo (3.2 GHz Core 2 Duo recommended), AMD Athlon MP (multiprocessor variant or comparable processors)
    • Memory:4 GB RAM
    • Graphics:512 MB - 1GB with Pixel Shader 3.0 (AGP PCIe only)
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:40 GB HD space
    • Sound:Direct X 9.0c compatible
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
    • Additional:Quicktime Player is required for playing the videos
    • 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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