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Nederlandse Spoorwegen DDZ/NID Passenger Train for Train Simulator
$12.99

A reproduction of the DDZ / NID double-decker electric passenger train that can be seen all over the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (Dutch national railways) network.

  • New NS intercity colours.
  • Working engine and driving trailer (mBk and ABvk units).
  • Detailed cabview (a hybrid between the mBk and ABvk cabs which are almost identical).
  • First and second class passenger wagons (ABv and Bv units).
  • First class passenger view (ABv unit).
  • Uses smart scripting for cab lighting, custom controls, cruise control, footplates, destination boards and more.
  • ATB-EG (train protection system) and Dodeman (train vigilance / deadman system) emulation.
  • Cruise control
  • Dynamic autonumbering
  • Comes with two scenarios (London-Paddington/Great Western mainline, Hagen-Siegen/Ruhr Sieg line). Please see this important note about scenarios and routes in Train Simulator 2013
  • Can be used in your own scenarios, and is available in QuickDrive.
  • English User's manual supplied as a PDF file. Please read it as there are many unique controls for this model.(The manual is available in Start->All Programs->ChrisTrains)
  • Free updates for life (see this note about product update emails)
  • Enjoy it. I try to be responsive to people's requests so if you think something isn't quite right, send me a bug report.

Minimum requirements

  • Train Simulator 2015, 2016 or 2017 (upgrade from previous versions is free on Steam)
  • 'Expert' control mode. Turn off simple controls.
  • Recommended: Dynamic lighting ON
  • Product(s) will not work in Train Simulator 2012, 2013, 2014.

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DDZ / NID : Doubledecker Zone / New Intercity Doubledecker
This doubledecker train consists of DD-AR stop-train coaches and mDDM engines that were revised and upgraded in 2011 to become intercity trains. The interior was completely renewed to cater for two different types of passenger. Upstairs is designed for reading and working - the 'quiet zones' - and the seats are arranged more privately. Downstairs is designed for more public interaction and groups with seats arranged more face-to-face as well as the informal L-shaped "lounge sofas".
Externally the three separate front windows of the mBk and ABvk wagons have been replaced with a single large windscreen, behind which the old three-window frame still exists. There are also two new electrically driven wipers and sprayers, and the cab side windows have been closed off.
The sides of the train sport the blue-on-yellow intercity colours familiar to the VIRM trains, with the blue stripes following the lines of the floors in each coach. High and low seating floors with mid-level entry floors at each end. The missing lower stripe of the mBk engine (no lower floor) sets this train set apart from the similar VIRM.
Series75xx / 76xx
TractionElectric
Power2400kW (3218hp)
Axle formationBo-Bo-Bo
Wheel diameter920mm
mBk length21.39m
Maximum speed140 km/h
mBk Weight76 ton
mBk Number built50
Built byTalbot / Holec / De Dietrich / ABB
Years entered service1991-1996