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Bombardier BiLevel - West Coast Express
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Aug 11 @ 8:56pm
Aug 16 @ 8:52pm
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Bombardier BiLevel - West Coast Express

This mod adds a repaint of the Bombardier BiLevel in West Coast Express colors.

The West Coast Express is part of the TransLink commuter network serving the Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada area.

  • DDS textures.
  • 2 LOD levels.
  • Aging with dirt and rust.
  • Rail asset.

Technical Details:
  • Max Speed: 87 mph (140 kph)
  • Capacity: 33
  • Availability: 1995 - no expiration
  • Cost: (determined by game)

Author takes no responsibility for your hardware or software. Use this mod at your own risk.
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jurgen.prosec Aug 19 @ 3:05pm 
@dwebster73 - I understand what you are saying, and thank you for what you have already accomplished, and what you may also complete in the future.
dwebster73  [author] Aug 18 @ 10:21pm 
@TheOneWhoIs - You are very welcome.
TheOneWhoIs Aug 18 @ 7:43pm 
Thanks! This is awesome to see. I grew up in Abbotsford on the Fraser river, and these (along with streamliners of the "Canadian" and the "Rocky Mountaineer") were some of my first ever experiences with passenger trains. While I never did ride either of the latter, the WCE was the backbone of many shopping trips to Vancouver or Burnaby. Thanks :)
dwebster73  [author] Aug 18 @ 3:46pm 
@jurgen.presec - Glad you like WCE bilevel.

I would like to include the engine to make a complete package, but at present I only do repaints and I can't find a model of the F59-PHI. There is an F59-PH, but as you know, they look very different. As for the MP36PH-3C, the only one I've seen came in the GO commuter pack that came out recently. At some point I need to look into that and see if I can get permission to repaint.

Regarding the grain cars,... I've seen a request for them previously and researched them. Would like to do these, but it needs to be modeled first. If left to me, it could take a very long time.
jurgen.prosec Aug 18 @ 1:29pm 
Thank you kindly, @dwebster73 - This model looks exactly on point. Will you also be adding an EMD F59-PHI (there are five units, numbered 901 - 905), as well as a MotivePower MP36PH-3C (there is only 1, used as backup since 2006)? That would complete my WCE collection.

In the future, I would also like to see some grain cars for Western Canada (ie. Alberta/Saskatchewan/Manitoba Wheat Pool, and also Canada Wheat cars; I do not believe there are any currently in circulation.

In any case, love your work, it's awesome!!!
Empire Builder Aug 16 @ 9:00pm 
Looking good~
dwebster73  [author] Aug 16 @ 8:47pm 
Adjustments complete. For brief info on what I changed, see Change Notes.
dwebster73  [author] Aug 12 @ 7:47am 
Top 3 things I wish to change:
1. Real car has 4 windows in lower row. In-game model has 5 (as shown).
2. Main logo is very grainy. I need to clean it up.
3. Need to recheck colors. Purple seems off.
Empire Builder Aug 11 @ 11:42pm 
Just curious, what do you plan to update?
dwebster73  [author] Aug 11 @ 8:58pm 
This mod is in response to a request by jurgen.prosec.