If you love the
sound of a freight train at night, you're not alone. Thanks to
MSTS-Bin, you can now realistically operate your CLW SD7/SD9
locomotives from the engineer's seat with both and day and night
What is a night
graphics engine renders cabviews as a series of overlaying
bitmap files, instead of true 3D objects (like those visibile in
external views). Accordingly, the cabviews do not respond to
changes in ambient lighting in the sim, like when the sun goes
down or a locomotive enters a tunnel. MSTS-Bin allows a
secondary cabview to be installed along with the primary cabview.
When using the locomotive's cabview, any time the sun is not
"up" or the train enters a tunnel, the secondary cabview is
displayed instead of the primary cabview. This allows developers
to simulate day and night conditions within a locomotive cab.
third-party patch to Microsoft Train Simulator that addresses
some of software challenges that were present in MSTS. It also
adds some capabilities to the simulator, such as the ability to
switch between control cabs between multiple locomotives in a
single train, or to use multiple cabviews from a single
Where do I
UKTrainSim. When downloading and installing MSTS-Bin,
please be sure to carefully read all the documentation and
follow the instructions.
What do I
need to use the SD7/SD9 Night Cab?
enhancement requires that MSTS-Bin version 1.7.1022 or later be
installed and functioning on your MSTS installation. Once the
cab enhancement is installed, it functions automatically.
How do I get
the SD7/SD9 Night Cab?
All downloads can be found in the Download
Products category of the Support forum. You must
be a registered forum user to access the