Welcome to the new web site!

If you visited this web site before, you have already noticed that the whole layout has been updated. The layout has been changed, so that you can find back the add ons for DTG Train Simulator and related news in an easier way. A number of elements of the old web site is not yet migrated at this time; it will be put back online in the coming days, such as the feedback form and the manual order form. More news about Dutch Classics and upcoming releases will follow soon.

News update November 11, 2020

The scripting of the functions of the 1300 class engines is converted step by step. The engine versions in the original edition of Dutch Classics 4 contain a separate simple mode and expert mode version for each engine. In the updated version it is possible to switch back and forth between simple mode and expert mode. For compatibility reasons, the editions of the engines still start either in simple mode or expert mode.

News update October 28, 2020

The 3D model of the cabin of the 1300 engine series for the updated version of Dutch Classics 4 is 99 percent complete. An additional cabin has been added. As in the current version, two editions of the cabview are available:

  • A 'legacy' edition, corresponding to the cabin as it was in the early sixties of the 20th century
  • A modernised edition, as the cabin was configured during the seventies and eighties, just before the thorough modernization.

News update October 14 2020

The conversion of the 3D model of the cabin of the 1300 engines is proceeding above expectation. In a few days a large part of the 3D model of the cabin has been transferred to Train Simulator. The result looks very good, as soon as the conversion of one of the cabin editions is complete I will publish some screenshots to show what the end result looks like. At this time the cabin is a static 3D model, after completion of the conversion of the Cabin the animated elements of the cabin will be brought to life with animation and scripting. This activity is planned for the coming week.

News update October 2020

Here is some information about the development of the update of the 1300 engine class. At this time there are 3D models of three editions of the cabview of the 1300 engine, for which the update is still under development:

  • the 'classic' edition of the cab, as it was delivered from the factory

  • the 'classic' cab with a number of updates and new functiones

  • the 'modern' cabin, in which, among other updates, an updated instrument panel was built

News update June 2020

In this news update some information about the development of the update for the NS 1300 class engines. The 3d model of the cabin of the new version is complete. This means that it is ready for conversion to the Train Simulator 3d mesh format. A number of components of the cabin will be rendered, so that light and shadow effects will give the necessary depth to the 3d model of the cabin. In the past few months, a wealth of new information about the NS 1300 class engines has become available. This information has proven to be very useful for the continued development of the 1300 class engines.

News update September 2019

The 3D models of the renewed 1300 engine class have finally been converted for use in Train Simulator. All versions of the engines, the turquois, dark blue, and the modernized versions of the engines have been tested succesfully in the test route. Below you can see a screenshot of one of the 3D models of the 1300 engine. The engine that can be seen here is not complete yet, the markings, such as engine numbers etc... are still missing in this version. In the screenshot below, a close up of one of the two types of pantographs of the 1300 engine can be seen:

News update August 2019

The development of the 3D models of the 1300 engines is going well, but has been interrupted for some time. The 3D models have been rebuilt from the ground up almost completely. A lot of parts have been recreated in more detail than the current 3D models of the 1300 engine which was released in 2012. This is especially visible in the details of the bogies and the pantographs. The design of the front of the engine has been changed somewhat, based on new insights and drawings.

News update March 2019

After the release of Dutch Classics 11, development of the second version of the NS 1300 engine class has started.The engines have entered the virtual engine shed and are taken apart completely for the upgrade process. More information about the upgrade of the NS 1300 engine class will follow later.

News update February 2019

After the release of Dutch Classics 11, development of the second version of the NS 1300 engine class has started.The engines have entered the virtual engine shed and are taken apart completely for the upgrade process. More information about the upgrade of the NS 1300 engine class will follow later.

19 January 2019 - Release Mat'46 ELD4

This is the week of the release of Dutch Classics Mat'46 ELD4. I am proud to tell you that finally Mat'46 ELD4 (Dutch Classics 11) is available in the shop from today. Dutch Classics Mat'46 ELD2 is available in version 2 from now on. For those who already own Dutch Classics 10 it is advisable to upgrade to version two when you order Dutch Classics 11. Version two of Dutch Classics 10 is available on request for security purposes. Those who own Dutch Classics 10 and do not purchase Dutch Classics 11, upgrading to version two of Dutch Classics 10 is not required.