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First Class Simulations to Publish LNER Pacifics

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Wednesday, 12th January - Rapidly expanding (they'll burst one day!) UK train and flight simulations publisher, First Class Simulations, is pleased to announce its licensing deal to publish the eagerly anticipated LNER Pacifics MicrosoftTM Train Simulator add-on developed by Blue Arrow TS. The product is available from February 18th 2005.

From the developers of best-selling add-on, Severn Valley Railway, LNER Pacifics, brings together the finest and most technically accurate models of the Gresley and Thompson Express Pacifics engines period.

Concentrating on the LNER and BR Eastern Region, this pack contains some stunning examples of the locomotives and coaching stock designed and built in the golden age of British steam express train travel on the East Coast Main Line of England and Scotland.

14 new locomotives are included, representing classes A3, A1/1, A2/1, A2/2, A2/3, and P2, all with rendered cabviews and custom sounds.

  • 4472 FLYING SCOTSMAN A3 Pacific in LNER apple green
  • 60103 FLYING SCOTSMAN A3 Pacific in BR brunswick green
  • 2599 BOOK LAW A3 Pacific in LNER apple green
  • 4495 GOLDEN FLEECE A4 Pacific in LNER garter blue
  • 60035 WINDSOR LAD A3 Pacific in BR experimental blue
  • 60086 GAINSBOROUGH A3 Pacific in BR brunswick green
  • 60100 SPEARMINT A3 Pacific in BR brunswick green
  • 4470 GREAT NORTHERN A1/1 Pacific in NE blue
  • 60113 GREAT NORTHERN A1/1 Pacific in British Railways apple green
  • 60509 WAVERLEY A2/1 Pacific in British Railways apple green
  • 60505 THANE OF FIFE A2/2 Pacific in British Railways brunswick green
  • 500 EDWARD THOMPSON A2/3 Pacific in LNER apple green
  • 60512 STEADY AIM A2/3 Pacific in British Railways brunswick green
  • 2006 WOLF OF BADENOCH P2 Mikado in LNER apple Green

The wagons included are:

  • BR 10T Fish van x4
  • BR 20T Brakevan x4
  • LNER 10T Fish van x2
  • LNER 12T covered van
  • LNER 12T Fruit van
  • LNER 12T fitted van x2
  • BR 12T VanFit
  • LNER 15T Brakevan
  • LNER 25T covered bogie van
  • BR 42T Bogie Bolster x2
  • LNER 12T 6 plank open
  • BR 12T 6 plank open x3
  • LNER 12T low fit
  • LNER 40T Bogie Bolster x2
  • BR 22.5T Grain Hopper
  • BR 21T Loco Coal open
  • BR 20T Plate wagon x4
  • BR 12T Fruit van
  • BR 13T Steel open x5

Passenger rolling stock (with Passenger Views) consists of:

  • Gresley LNER teak coaches
  • Gresley LNER teak Buffet car
  • Gresley BR Maroon coaches
  • Gresley BR Maroon Buffet car
  • Thompson LNER teak coaches
  • Thompson BR Maroon coaches

A total of over 54 ready made consists are included to get you up and running in no time at all, along with 12 challenging activities; 14 for the default Settle to Carlisle route and 4 for Severn Valley Railway (sold separately). And 7 for the Scottish Central route, available from http://www.uktrainsim.com/

For more information and to download screen shots, please go to:

http://www.contactsales.co.uk/LNERPacifics.htm

First Class Simulations

PO Box 137

Bicester

Oxfordshire

OX27 7JS

United Kingdom

Tel: 01869 346104

Fax: 0870 132 1026

UK Press contact

Richard Barclay on 020 7386 7398 or richard@richardbarclaypr.co.uk

For publishing and distribution enquiries contact Robert Stallibrass on 01869 346104 or roberts@contact-sales.co.uk

About First Class Simulations

First Class Simulations is a dedicated publisher of add-ons for Microsoft flight and train simulation products. The company is a division of Contact Sales Limited.

About Contact Sales Limited

Established in 1997, Contact Sales is a UK-based distributor of computer game software and their associated peripherals. The company was voted 'Distributor of the Year 2003' by the National Association of Specialist Computer Retailers. It signed its first publishing agreement in 1998 and now handles product for Abacus, Aerosoft, Lago, Wilco, NBG Blue Sky, Halycom Media GmbH, The Heritage Collection and Whiptail Interactive.

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