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A review of the Exclusive First Editions model bus that is the Leyland Olympian ECW full height model that the tooling in based on. The model is represented in the Go North East Blue and Red livery and is based on B737GCN, I assume that the real bus is a full height ECW Leyland Olympian and not a low-height variant? I would be grateful for any information on the real bus please.

The model is very well made and it has a decent cab with a dashboard and ticket machine and the model bus has etched wing mirrors as well which do make the model bus look a lot better in my opinion. As with the most of the EFE model buses, the majority of the detailing on this model bus is printed rather than etched but they are nicely applied to this model in my opinion.

I personally think that the EFE model does capture the shape and the feel of the ECW Leyland Olympian more accurately than the old Corgi OOC models did and now that Bachmann owns the EFE range, I am hopeful that EFE will make the low-height ECW bodied Leyland Olympian to cover all of those that would have been in service during the 1980's and 1990's as well as some made it into the late 2000's. The final score for this nice model bus from EFE is fair and justified.

Overall Rating: 8/10.

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Here is my latest let's play video of OMSI 2 Steam Edition Bus Simulator and here I am using the Winsome 3D Studios add-on that is the Alexander-Dennis Enviro 500 MMC with the overall advert of the ANA All Nippon Airways/Vanilla Air branding and I sure do like this livery on this model because I think the bright colours liven up the bus considerably. I am doing the Route 6F back to Kowloon City Ferry and I didn't get held up as much in the traffic compared to the last video I did.

I used the Voith option of the bus here as I like to see how they sound and the different sounds of the buses represented in this pack. Kickdown is not available on these buses as it is disabled on the real buses which is a shame because I like to thrash these buses when I get given the chance to do so lol.

The map I have used is the HK West Kowloon and I believe this is the last bus route that I have covered on this map, so although I will one or two more let's play on here. I will have to use those two buses on those routes.

The bus is made by Winsome 3D Studios and comes in a megapack that can be download from his website for free from this link here:
http://www.winsomes3dstudio.com/omsi/omsi_downloade500mmc.html

The HK West Kowloon Map V3 can be downloaded for free from the creators website here:
http://taxidriverhk.com/omsi/

I use the OMSI 2 Steam Edition of this bus simulator for my let's play videos although a lot of the add-on buses and maps I use for my let's play videos are freeware and are as far as I am aware, official public released add-ons as I do not use any "ripped" or "leaked" add-ons and I condemn such acts. At the end of the day it is all about common decency and respect for the creators and the community in my opinion.

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Here is my let's play of the OMSI 2 Steam Edition Bus Simulator and here this time. I am doing the Route 6F on the HK West Kowloon map that is freeware. This time I am using the Alexander-Dennis Enviro 500 MMC Facelift in the KMB Red livery that is the 12.8 metre version of this bus that comes in a pack Enviro 500 MMC's that is created by Winsome 3D Studios. I have used the Voith version of this bus instead of ZF like in the other let's play that used the 12 metre variant.

Overall this journey turned out okay but due to some of the AI traffic being stupid and blocking the road at certain intersections. I did get delayed at some parts of the trip but its better to be late and safe rather than not arrive at all. I have added information to the links to the bus and map below and this bus is quite fun to drive in OMSI 2 to be honest, even if these buses are more computerised over the older buses.

The bus is made by Winsome 3D Studios and comes in a megapack that can be download from his website for free from this link here:
http://www.winsomes3dstudio.com/omsi/omsi_downloade500mmc.html

The HK West Kowloon Map V3 can be downloaded for free from the creators website here:
http://taxidriverhk.com/omsi/

I use the OMSI 2 Steam Edition of this bus simulator for my let's play videos although a lot of the add-on buses and maps I use for my let's play videos are freeware and are as far as I am aware, official public released add-ons as I do not use any "ripped" or "leaked" add-ons and I condemn such acts. At the end of the day it is all about common decency and respect for the creators and the community in my opinion.

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Here is my latest let's play of OMSi 2 Steam Edition Bus Simulator and I am using the Winsome 3D Studios freeware Alexander-Dennis Enviro 500 MMC Hybrid that is also known as the E50H in the KMB 2014 "Hybrid" livery. This bus is quite fun to drive and I am doing the Route 5A on the HK West Kowloon map on a return trip from Star Ferry but sadly there was no passengers to board my bus here this time so I was operating a "relaxed" service and this bus seems to have a higher top speed than the other buses but then these Hybrid buses use traction motors that are connected to the drive shaft instead of a traditional diesel engine and gearbox like those on the regular buses.

On the real buses, the Hybrid equipment is supplied by GE/BAE Systems and is similar to the technology that is used on the UK Enviro 400H Hybrid bus with the exception of the power unit because the E50H uses a 6 cylinder Cummins diesel engine and not the 4 cylinder engine. I do like the livery on this bus because I think it does look very nice in my opinion.

The bus is made by Winsome 3D Studios and comes in a megapack that can be download from his website for free from this link here:
http://www.winsomes3dstudio.com/omsi/omsi_downloade500mmc.html

The HK West Kowloon Map V3 can be downloaded for free from the creators website here:
http://taxidriverhk.com/omsi/

I use the OMSI 2 Steam Edition of this bus simulator for my let's play videos although a lot of the add-on buses and maps I use for my let's play videos are freeware and are as far as I am aware, official public released add-ons as I do not use any "ripped" or "leaked" add-ons and I condemn such acts. At the end of the day it is all about common decency and respect for the creators and the community in my opinion.

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Here is a review of the fifth Alexander-Dennis Enviro 400 MMC model bus in the National Express West Midlands livery from the Northcord Model Company and I have been after this model bus for a while and I now have it in my growing collection of model buses. I have to admit that these are my favourite model buses from Northcord although I would love to more new Dennis Trident Alexander ALX400 and Plaxton President model buses from them in the future.

The detail on this one is just excellent and the crimson livery does suit the model bus nicely in my opinion. The detail on this model bus is superb inside and out and there is several extra detail parts added to make this model bus more realistic. The bus is on Route 50 to Birmingham and the model is based on SN15LGV and its fleetnumber is 6126.

The model is a limited edition run of 1800 models produced although Northcord do not issue paper certificates with their model buses. All in all this is a fantastic wee model from the Northercord Model Company and it earns top marks from me.

Overall Rating: 10/10.

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Here is another let's play video of OMSI 2 and I am using the 12 metre Leyland Olympian Alexander RH in the Citybus HK livery that is representing 331/FK5095. Now here is some interesting history about 331 as it has a unique history compared to the other batch and here is why. 331 was trailed in the UK and had a term with Capital Citybus and had the UK registration of J248WWK when it was used in East London and Corgi did release a model of this on the Route 248 to Cranham. Although the Corgi model was completely incorrect as 331 was built to a single door bus from new and was never a dual door bus.

This batch of Leyland Olympians were used by Citybus of Hong Kong on cross-border into China services as the interior was build to coach spec. Although the bus is assumed to be been scrapped from active service unless anyone has any updated information about 331.

That said. I am using this Leyland Olympian on the HK West Kowloon map working the 5A to Shing Tak Street from Star Ferry terminal or atleast that was the intent in this let's play. The outcome was very different to say the least as I messed up big time hence the title and I have added some humour into the end of the video as well. The Game Over screen is from one of my favourite classic video games and is used here in the video within the regulations as set out by YouTube and the creators.

I use the OMSI 2 Steam Edition of this bus simulator for my let's play videos although a lot of the add-on buses and maps I use for my let's play videos are freeware and are as far as I am aware, official public released add-ons as I do not use any "ripped" or "leaked" add-ons and I condemn such acts. At the end of the day it is all about common decency and respect for the creators and the community in my opinion.

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Here is another let's play of OMSI 2 Bus Simulator and I am using the 12 metre Alexander-Dennis Enviro 500 MMC-FL in the KMB Red livery on the Route 6 from Lai Chi Kok to Star Ferry in this let's play. I have done this one with no narration this time although I do have other let's plays with narration to come as well. The map is HK West Kowloon and is another favourite of mine alongside the TSLP map that I have covered in the past.

I have reconfigured the AI list to have more buses controlled by the AI so that the traffic is more realistic and I like the new LWB livery because it does suit the ADL Enviro 500 MMC-FL buses neatly in my opinion.

The bus is made by Winsome 3D Studios and comes in a megapack that can be download from his website for free from this link here:
http://www.winsomes3dstudio.com/omsi/omsi_downloade500mmc.html

The HK West Kowloon Map V3 can be downloaded for free from the creators website here:
http://taxidriverhk.com/omsi/

I use the OMSI 2 Steam Edition of this bus simulator for my let's play videos although a lot of the add-on buses and maps I use for my let's play videos are freeware and are as far as I am aware, official public released add-ons as I do not use any "ripped" or "leaked" add-ons and I condemn such acts. At the end of the day it is all about common decency and respect for the creators and the community in my opinion.

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My latest model bus review video and this is another model bus from the Exclusive First Editions that is the Leyland Fleetline with the Alexander bodywork in the Travel De Courcey livery, The model is based on AJT147T and looking at the destination blind type, this one could be an ex-Bournemouth Buses vehicle as the destination blind design in similar. I believe the company operates in the West Midlands of the UK although I assume the real bus may no longer exist but I do like these Alexander bodied buses as most of their designs are nice overall in my opinion.

The destination on this model bus is S7 to Sandpits Lane and the detail overall of this model bus is very good although most of the detail is printed rather than etched. The downside to this model bus is that there is no wing mirrors and the interior is very basic as well. I would have given this model a higher score had the model had wing mirrors and more etched detail but the final score is fair and justified.

Overall Rating: 7/10.

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Here is my first model bus review to come of May 2019 and this is a remake of an older model bus review that I did back in 2011 I think of this Exclusive First Editions bus model of the Bristol VR Series III that is in the United colours and is based on MEF824W that is numbered as 824 that matches its licence number plate.

I believe this model bus was released in 1995/1996 and it is an old model bus when compared with the newer models that have been out since but it is still a nice model bus in my opinion and it would fit in well with model railways in OO gauge that would be based in the North East of England.

I would like to see this model bus tooling get an upgrade as the model is good but it lacks wing mirrors and the interior detailing is very basic as well but I think this can be fixed quite easily on the future releases now that EFE is owned by Bachmann.

Overall Rating: 6/10.

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Here is my latest let's play and this time I am using a KMB Dennis Trident III Alexander ALX500 on the HK West Kowloon V3.0 map on this video and I am doing the Route 2 from Star Ferry to So Uk with this bus. The bus is quite nice to drive and I am using the keyboard to drive this bus although I will upgrade to a wheel and pedals later as that is in the long distant future.

This map is created by "hktaxidriver" and I think this map is excellent and is well made. This is my first ever let's play on a Hong Kong map for OMSI 2 and I like this map just as much as I like the South London Project map and I think its safe to say that I shall be doing more let's plays on this map with other buses. Especially I have some other cool HK buses in my OMSI 2 collection to play with later.

I turned up the quantity of the AI traffic and passengers to add to the realism of this let's play video. I am planning to visit Hong Kong in the future to do some bus and train videos as well as bus and train rides as well. So I would appreciate any information and advice on good locations to film and photograph buses and trains in Hong Kong please.

If you wanted to try this map add-on for yourself. The map can be downloaded from the creator's website from the link below and there is a full comprehensive guide on his website on how to install the map as well. Here is the link..
http://taxidriverhk.com/omsi/

If you want to download this Dennis Trident KMB ATR bus then please follow the link to this video as the link in that video description will lead to another video that has the download link.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsy2MY6K5Hc

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Here is my latest let's play of OMSI 2 Bus Simulator on the freeware Japan Basic Map and I am using the Alexander-Dennis Enviro 500 MMC-FL (Facelift) bus as I do love driving this in the bus simulator. The bus is 12.8 metres long which is a challenge for these narrow streets on this map and is nearly twice the length of the Isuzu Erga mio (you will see these on the map driven by the AI as this map is optimised for them) as the Isuzu Erga mio is about the same length of the UK/European Optare Solo bus if not slightly shorter.

I introduced myself in Japanese for this video just for fun although my Japanese ability is very basic and just incase my PC microphone didn't pick it all up. I started off with "Konnichiwa, O-genki desu? Boku-wa Ash desu" which means "Hello/good afternoon, How are you? My name is Ash" and at the end of the video I also said in Japanese "Domo Arigatou Gozaimasu and Sayonara" which means "Thank you very much and goodbye". I am learning Japanese so its not fluent yet but I like to have a bit of fun on my videos to be honest as I consider myself a funny and a friendly person even though I am serious when I do my review videos.

Being a Gemini has its benefits as that makes me flexible for different situations. That aside I quite enjoyed using this bus on this map even if there are no Alexander-Dennis Enviro 500 MMC buses in Japan in the real world. In this video, I am pretending that this bus is being borrowed from KMB (Kowloon Motor Bus) for evaluation as a demonstrator and will be returned to Hong Kong after its trial use. If ADL were to sell the Enviro 500 to Japan, it would have to be a low-height version as the maximum height for Japanese buses is limited to 13 feet high.

The map and the Isuzu bus that is seen operated by the AI and is drivable is created by Kamy February. You can download the bus and map from the link on his YouTube video here
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTVnnx13kuQ
The links are in his video description.

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Here is my train ride from Belfast Central/Lanyon Place to as far as Great Victoria Street in this part of the journey as i have split this video up into two parts because I made the second part going onwards from GVS just incase the train got too busy. This one is 3015 and these Class 3000's are built by CAF in Spain.

These trains are powered by a MTU diesel unit that is coupled to a ZF gearbox that is similar to that used by the UK Class 172 DMU units. They are similar to a Class 185 to some extent but with obvious differences inside and out. Personally I like these trains although the noise from the air-con unit does seem to drown out the sound from the MTU power unit but apart from that. I think they are great trains overall.

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Here is the bus I had on my way back home as this trip on this 2014 Volvo B5TL Wright Gemini Mk2 is from Sydenham Station to as far as Connswater as I have to change buses to get the Glider back to Belfast Central Station. So here is the second double deck bus ride I did on the day that I filmed planes and trains in the last video before this one.

This Volvo B5TL has the ZF 5-speed Ecolife transmission as well although unlike some of the other newer buses elsewhere. These do have kickdown enabled and are quite quick when the conditions are right. From what I have learned, SFZ9392 was new to Translink Metro of Belfast in July 2014 and is allocated to Short Strand depot.

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Time for a bus ride video I think and here is a bus ride on the Translink Metro Volvo B7TL that was running hot hence the roar of the cooling fans at the start. This one is from a batch of 2005 Volvo B7TL Alexander ALX400 buses that were new to Belfast in that year. This one is 2907 and is EEZ2905 working the Route 3a from Donegal Square to as far as Short Strand as I was getting off at the next stop to catch another bus back into town to catch a connecting bus to head home.

As much as I do like the Dennis Trident Alexander ALX400 buses, these Volvo B7TL variants are just as good if not better in my opinion. Let's be honest, this bus would probably whoop anything newer as these older buses are not restricted for power unlike most of the newer buses.

There is more bus ride videos to come from me on this channel soon enough as I have been a rather busy bee now that I have more free time on my hands to do more transport videos and I have a big one to come onto my channel later which is a long video but no surprises shall be ruined at this time - sorry ;).

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Happy Easter Everyone! Well let's celebrate with my latest let's play of the OMSI 2 Bus Simulator featuring the Winsome 3D Studios Alexander-Dennis Enviro 500 MMC-FL in the KMB red livery and i have made some custom blinds to make them work and show up on this map. The map is "The South London Project" and I shall be working the Route 3 to Crystat Palace.

Well my driving is a bif off because I haven't play this game in a while and I messed up on the streering a bit because I am too used to the Euro Truck Simulator 2 key bindings. Oh and this map does lag at times for unknown reasons because I have 32GB ram and 8GB GPU via the GTX980M. So why does this game lag at times, I have NO idea :).

This bus is quite fun to drive in my opinion and oddly enough. There is an assault screen? on the cab door which is interesting because although it is common on buses in the UK and some other parts of the world. I have not seen one on a Hong Kong bus before, Still I enjoyed this bus and it is quite fun to drive even if I was a bit tipsy driving it.

I used the Halcyon AI passenger packs 5 and 6 for this route just to add realism and I look forward to seeing the release of the London add-on in the future as I will be doing let's plays of that add-on but I promise I will be sober when I do that let's play in the future ;).

Happy Easter!

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Here is my latest model bus review and unboxing video to come from me and this one is another Exclusive First Editions Mercedes Benz Plaxton Beaver model minibus and this one is in the First Capital Citybus colours with the narrow destination blind. The model is nice overall but I would like to see this model bus tooling get an upgrade with wing mirrors and glazed headlights to modernise it up to newer standards.

These minibuses were often nicknamed as "Breadvans" in the 1980's and 1990's due to being derived from a Mercedes van chassis. This one is represented as 567 and registered as F267RHK and is on Route 212 to Walthamstow. I believe this model would be based on the 1987/1988 vehicle and would have been the Reeve-Burgess Beaver bodywork although Plaxton took over the Reeve Burgess bus builder business in 1990 hence that both the Beaver and Pointer bodywork on both the minibuses and the Dennis Darts were mostly branded as Plaxton.

Plaxton is still on the go today although they main market is building coaches and are now owned by the Alexander-Dennis Group since 2004. The Plaxton factory still builds buses at its factory at Scarborough and on behalf of Alexander-Dennis, they even build some of the ADL Enviro 200 and Enviro 400 buses at they plant as well but that's another story.

Sticking to topic and regarding this model bus. For its age, the model bus is great for what it has and only a few upgrades to the model are needed to bring it up to todays standards.

Overall Rating: 6/10.

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Here is my latest unboxing and review video of the Exclusive First Editions Mercedes Benz 709D Reeve Burgess/Plaxton Beaver Mk1 minibus model in the colourful Northumbria livery. The model is made to the 1/76 scale making it ideal for model railways set in the North East of England as a scenic vehicle. Like with all the older EFE model buses. Most of the detail is printed onto the model rather than etched or glazed such as the headlights for example that are painted. The model minibus is based on 963 as H802SKY.

The model does look very nice and the quality is good but I would like to see Bachmann update this model to have wing mirrors and etched parts for the turn signals/indicators etc to add more realism into the model but these are still great model buses for the age and the price. I have two more of these models to come that use alternative tooling as this one shows the larger destination blind on this model bus.

Overall Rating: 6/10.

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Here is another model bus review and unboxing video to come from me this month and this time.Model Vehilce I am reviewing the Exclusive First Editions Leyland Olympian Roe bodied double decker bus model in the Wilts & Dorset livery. I may have done this model before but I now have a better camera so this one should be better and clearer thanks to macro mode on my camera.

The model is based on CUB70Y and it is a 1982/1983 Leyland Olympian bus that the real vehicle would have been new to West Yorkshire PTE if the licence plate is anything to go by. The model has wing mirrors and a ticket machine in the cab and it is one of the better detailed models but most of the detailing is printed rather than etched. I am hoping that Bachmann would consider upgrading the model with glazed headlights and interior detailling now that they own EFE. Although this model bus is an old 2004/5 model. Its not bad for its age, but don't expect it to match the standard of the Enviro 400 MMC from Northcord. I still like this model along with the Leyland Titan model buses that I used to own when I lived in England and I will be getting some of those model buses again in the future along with some others I have never owned before..

Overall Rating 8/10.

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Here is my latest let's play video to come on my channel and this is a special let's play as I have around 7000 subscribers and I wanted to thank each and all of you for subscribing to my channel as I am feeling proud of this goal considering that this channel is 11 years old. In this let's play video. I will be taking a GE C44-9W that is also known as the Dash 9-44CW in the Southern Pacific colours on a freight duty in Quick Drive mode from Sparks to Truckee on the Donner Pass route via Reno.

The video is over an hour long and sadly there is no AI enabled in Quick Drive mode for this route which is a shame because it would have made the trip more interesting I think. But never mind, I am just pleased with my achievement and I hope to continue growing my channel in this way as I do enjoy making and sharing my videos and content.

I used the freeware texture upgrade pack for these trains that come with the route which makes them look better in my opinion. I shall make a scenario for this locomotive because the UK version of this route has no included scenarios that use this train.

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Here is a review of the Northcord Model Company model bus of the 10.1 or 10.4 metre (cannot remember exactly) Alexander-Dennis Enviro 400 in the First Bristol livery and this is a very nice model overall in my opinion. At the time I have made this review video, this is the only non-London special model I have that is the same length of the Go Ahead London hybrid model that I covered in 2018. But since I have a better camera, I can cover this model with some close ups as well.

As far as I am aware, none of these model buses from Northcord come with a paper certificate but the details are printed onto the base stand. The model has extensive detail inside and out although there is no opening engine room cover in order to keep the production costs down. Its not a deal breaker to me as I don't use that function anyway.

I would like to see Translink NI consider buying some of the real Alexander-Dennis Enviro 400 MMC's in this length and perhaps the 11.5 metre lengths for the Ulsterbus, Metro and Foyle Metro fleets in Northern Ireland as I do like the real buses and it would be a good reason to own models of those if this did happen. But that is another story.

The model bus is in the 1/76 scale and therefore it is compatible with model OO gauge model railways and this would suit modern model railways that would cover the Bristol area. The model is on Route 1 to Broomhill. As you can expect really. I will give full marks to Northcord Model Company for this excellent model from them and I will look forward to covering more variants from them as and when they are released in the future.

Overall Rating: 10/10.

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Here is the first model bus review to come of April onto my channel and this is a Northcord Model Company bus model of the Alexander-Dennis Enviro 400 MMC that is in the Reading Buses two-tone grey and silver livery. The model is represented as 758 or YX64VRU and is represented on the 10.9 metre model which is a shame because the real life vehicle is a 11.5 metre bus which I was hoping that would have been done on this model.

Factoring this into account with the final score for this review. I will have to deduct a point off from the total score but I do my best to be fair because it is a nice model. Although there is various opinions on the real life buses but personally I do like them and I think the models are fantastic and had this model been the correct length. It would have got a perfect score. But its back to those near misses unfortunately.

Would I recommend this model bus for your collection or as a scenic item for a OO gauge model railway? Yes I would because it is a great model for the price and I shall be getting more of these in other operator colours as well.

Overall Rating: 9/10.

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Apologies for the late upload but its here now. Time to announce the winner of the March 2019 Giveaway of my giveaway I did last month with the hashtag #MakeMineAClass56 and the well done to the winner "RailwayLadClass60" for winning the March 2019 giveaway and thanks for everyone else for entering the competition.

I used the YouTube comment picker for this winner and its the first time I have used it. But I quite like it as although it doesn't have a filter function for Hashtags but it will suit my needs and its better than rolling a dice.

Anyways I will have another one to come this month and if I could get more views and interactions on my videos that I make. I do plan to have better prizes to giveaway in the future. Perhaps things like model cars, model buses and digital prizes etc once I can grow my channel to be even larger as I can fulftil this goal once my channel grows.

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Here is my latest let's play video of Train Simulator 2019 and this one is the GTEL 8500hp Gas Turbine Train that was used by the Union Pacific in the 1960's to haul massive freight trains and was one of the first of many types of trains that displaced steam engines in that period.

Here I am using this GTEL train on a freight service on the Sherman Hill route and I do like the sounds as it does remind me of the older aircraft noises from those old films that I used to watch years ago and I can only assume that these gas turbine trains would have been much louder than the new modern diesel locomotives of the present era.

This is a career mode scenario that I have used in this let's play but I have the score disabled because there is no way that one can make it on time to the first checkpoint without penalty points and I had to wait until the turbine had fully "awaken" before I could go anywhere. Using diesel mode was next to pointless here because the train didn't have enough power to haul the freight cars without the turbine unit running. So I used my brain and booted up the locomotive properly first before going anywhere ;).

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Here is my latest let's play video to come of Train Simulator 2019 and this time I am taking an EMD F40PH from Salt Lake City to Helper in this part of the scenario on the Soldier Summit route. This part of the scenario takes about an hour to do and I have disabled the score mode this time as it is a career mode scenario which comes with the add-on.

The sounds are nice on this F40PH as there is the turbo scream that comes from the EMD645T that does sound nice in my opinion although I have never heard the real thing in person as we do not have EMD F40PH's here in Northern Ireland but I do like American trains though as I do have some more let's plays planned that will cover other locomotives as well.

The scenario could be a 1980's based one as there is plenty of AI freight operated by Rio Grande with the EMD SD40T-2 locomotives that can be seen during the let's play video and personally I enjoyed this one although I didn't have the scoring mode enabled to prevent maximum embarrassment haha! Not that I am easiliy embarrassable anyway but that's besides the point ;).

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This is a let's play video of Train Simulator 2019 and here I am showing my new sound config mod that I am working on for the GE P42DC that will utilise some freeware downloads to make it work as I will only be supplying the proxyxml file when its done and once I am happy with it because I do not rush things. I was not happy with the default sounds and I wanted something that would sound more like a GE 7FDL12 and the freeware 7FDL16 sounds are a close enough match and I have changed the horn as well so far and I am still working on other tweaks. No HEP will be implemented I'm afraid because this is my first attempt at making a mod for TS2019 and I need to get more experience first :).

Other than that, I decided to show off my new work in progress scenario for the Pacific Surfliner route. Here I am using a GE P42DC on a Surfliner train from San Diego which would have gone as far as Los Angeles but I need to sort out some errors on the scenario before I release it to the public as the AI trains are a bit thick and one AI train decided to give another AI train a slap hence the "Game Over" message at Fullerton. But I will have this fixed by the time I release the scenario as I do not release unpolished work to the public.

This is a long video but I hope that it will give you a look at what the scenario is like in terms of AI trains and things to be seen along the way and I have added AI trains from Amtrak, BNSF, Metrolink and Coaster although the latter two trains are debranded for obvious reasons. Therefore there is a lot of trains of both passenger and freight services that will be present in the scenario once it is released and completed.

Please ignore the last 8 minutes of the video as I forgot to press the stop button when I had finished at 2:20:00. I will fix this in the video editor on YouTube later once the video has been processed if I can. Although it may give a preview to my next let's play to come! :).

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Welcome to the Transport & Simulation Hub. My channel was formerly known on YouTube as BritishRail60062. My channel covers all the things I like such as Simulation Video Games and Transport videos. I like Railways, Aviation, Marine Transport, Road Transport as well as Transport in Model Form as well. I also produce random reviews of model trains, model vehicles and even equipment that I use to make my videos with.

I started off with using YouTube in 2008, so 2018 would make my YouTube channel 10 years old and I am now expanding my content over to here on BitChute and many other platforms. I will be uploading older videos onto this channel from 2008 right through to present day over time as I have over 1000 videos on my YouTube channel and I think its only right to have my videos from oldest to newest as to make this new channel easier to navigate,

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