Transport Fever

Transport Fever

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GWR Toad Brake Van
 
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Vehicle: Wagon
Tags: British, Uk, Gwr
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Apr 22, 2017 @ 12:12pm
Dec 8, 2019 @ 9:53am
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Description
GWR Toad Brake Van.
(No game function, for visual purposes.)
Available: 1883-1966
Two versions; GWR and BR.

GWR version / BR (ex GWR) version
Available: 1883-1966 / 1948-1966
Top Speed: 75mph (120kph)
Capacity: N/A
Weight: 1t
Lifespan: 50 years
Cost & Maintenance: 0

GWR Toad Brake Van. In this period British freight trains were required to have a brake van at the rear of the train for safety reasons. Since many waggons only had manual brakes, the brake van would aid the engine with braking on declines and also help prevent couplings breaking when the train started moving. The guard who travelled in the van was first aid trained in case of an accident. (Has no practical function in the game, so has no cost or weight.)


Update: Improved performance. Improved detail.
Update: BR version added.
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22 Comments
JK  [author] Nov 25, 2019 @ 1:41pm 
@Sabertooth - It may well be the model that is not helping. I've had a look and it's not very efficiently made as it was one of my early mods. I hope to get time to improve it before TpF2.
Sabertooth Nov 25, 2019 @ 12:40pm 
Not sure if it's just my mediocre setup, but I seem to get quite a lot of frame drop when I use the GWR version (not tried the BR version).
Barshest113 Oct 18, 2018 @ 3:16pm 
@JK - Ok Thank you
JK  [author] Oct 17, 2018 @ 9:56am 
@Barshest113 - As I recall, in the full list it comes after engines, but before coaches and wagons. If you click any of the filters it will not appear. (Because it provides no power and but doesn't carry anything, the game doesn't classify it within any existing filters.) Also check your game date is after the start year of 1883.
Barshest113 Oct 16, 2018 @ 5:03pm 
I subscribed it but I cat't find it in the depot or the assets.
How can I sort this out?
MagR Mage! Apr 27, 2018 @ 4:26pm 
Can you put a face on that please?
JK  [author] Apr 23, 2018 @ 9:20am 
@Norfolk_Chris - Yeah, this is one of the ones I haven't got round to updating with an asset version yet.
Norfolk_Chris Apr 23, 2018 @ 3:40am 
Is it possible for to add this as a 'brush asset' like all your other goods vehicles? Most goods yards had a siding for brake vans.
hdtomo Mar 14, 2018 @ 12:39pm 
you made this too! as you already know im making a british map
Blackdragonbird Jan 20, 2018 @ 8:44pm 
Thank you, I will look into it. =)