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Amtrak HHP-8

The Bombardier HHP-8 is a high-horsepower electric locomotive sold as a separate addon to the New York to Philadelphia and New York to New Haven routes. Its styling is intentionally similar to that of the Acela's.

Controls

Left panel

SelPanto

The pantograph selection switch. 0 = front, 1 = both, 2 = rear.

The default setting is 0.

PantographControl

The pantograph lower/raise switch. 0 = lower, 1 = raise.

The default setting is 1.

CruiseControl

The cruise control switch. Turning this on illuminates the "cruise system" indicator.

The default setting is 0.

Wipers

The wiper off/on switch.

The default setting is 0.

ScreenDer

The off/on switch for the righthand speedometer display.

The default setting is 1.

ScreenIzq

The off/on switch for the lefthand train status display.

The default setting is 1.

Dimmer

Turns on the control desk light. 0 = light off, 1 = light on.

The default setting is 0.

Reset

The "reset throttle/cruise" button.

EmergencyBrake

The emergency brake button.

Control desk

Reverser

The player's Expert Mode reverser control. 1 = forward, 0 = neutral, -1 = reverse.

SpeedSetControl

The setting of the cruise control lever. Ranges from 0.0 (0 mph) to 16.0 (160 mph).

VirtualThrottle

The player's Expert Mode throttle control. Ranges from 0 to 1.

Regulator

The true throttle control used by the physics model. Ranges from 0 to 1.

TrainBrakeControl

The player's Expert Mode train brake control. Ranges from 0 to 1.

Value Meaning
1.0 Emergency
0.8 Handle off
0.6 Full service
0.4 Suppression
0.2 Minimum application
0.0 Release

EngineBrakeControl

The player's Expert Mode locomotive brake control. Ranges from 0 to 1.

AWSReset

The acknowledgement plunger.

Sander

The sander button.

Bell

The bell button.

Headlights

The headlights dial. 0 = off, 1 = front headlights, 2 = rear headlights.

The default setting is 0.

GroundLights

The ground lights dial. 0 = off, 1 = fixed, 2 = flash.

The default setting is 0.

Displays

ControlScreenIzq

Replaces the train status display with an Amtrak logo. Any value except 0 shows the logo.

The default setting is 0.

ControlScreenDer

Replaces the speedometer display with an Amtrak logo. Any value except 0 shows the logo.

The default setting is 0.

Status

The currently selected train status display page. 0 = primary page, 1 = secondary page.

The default setting is 0.

Effort

Sets the positions of both tractive effort displays. Ranges from -80 to 160 lbs x 1000.

PantoIndicator

Sets the status of the "pantographs" indicator. -1 = neither pantograph up, 0 = front pantograph up, 1 = both pantographs up, 2 = rear pantograph up.

The default setting is 0.

SelectLights

Sets the status of the "lighting" indicator. -1 = off, 0 = headlights, 1 = headlights and ground lights, 2 = head lights and flashing ground lights.

The default setting is 0.

SpeedometerMPH

The position of the speedometer dial. This is not controlled by scripting.

SpeedoGuide

Number of digits to offset the speedometer number to center it on screen. 0 = no digits (for ones), 1 = one digit (for tens), 2 = two digits (for hundreds).

Note that the "1" position is incorrectly rendered the same as the "2" position.

SPHundreds

The speedometer digit to display in the hundreds position. -1 to hide the digit.

SPTens

The speedometer digit to display in the tens position. -1 to hide the digit.

SPUnits

The speedometer digit to display in the ones position. -1 to hide the digit.

PowerState

The power setting to display in the green box.

Value Meaning
0 0
1 1
2 2
3 3
4 4
5 5
6 6
8 C

All other values blank the box.

Right panel

SigGreen

Controls the green lights on the upper cab signal head. Any value above 0.5 turns on the lights.

SigYellow

Controls the yellow lights on the upper cab signal head. Any value above 0.5 turns on the lights.

SigRed

Controls the red lights on the upper cab signal head. Any value above 0.5 turns on the lights.

SigLowerGreen

Controls the green lights on the lower cab signal head. Any value above 0.5 turns on the lights.

SigLowerGrey

Controls the lunar lights on the lower cab signal head. Any value above 0.5 turns on the lights.

CabSpeed

Sets the displayed signal speed limit. Only the following values are supported:

  • 15
  • 20
  • 30
  • 45
  • 60
  • 80

All other values will blank the display.

TSHundreds

The track speed digit to display in the hundreds place. -1 to hide the digit.

TSTens

The track speed digit to display in the tens place. -1 to hide the digit.

TSUnits

The track speed digit to display in the ones place. -1 to hide the digit.

MinimumSpeed

Turns on one of the red squares next to the signal and track speed limit displays. -1 = both off, 0 = signal speed square on, 1 = track speed square on.

Handbrake

The handbrake dial. Setting this to the maximum illuminates the "parking brakes" indicator.

The default setting is 0.

Sounds

AWSWarnCount

Plays a British AWS warning horn and illuminates the exclamation mark on the HUD when set to 1.

SpeedIncreaseAlert

Plays a short electronic beep when set to 1.

Keyboard shortcuts

ATCCutIn

Toggles between 0 and 1 with Ctrl+D. Should not be set by Lua; otherwise the value will desync from the keyboard shortcut.

The default setting is 1.

ACSESCutIn

Toggles between 0 and 1 with Ctrl+F. Should not be set by Lua; otherwise the value will desync from the keyboard shortcut.

The default setting is 1.

Model nodes

front_spark01

One of the white billboards for the front pantograph spark.

front_spark02

One of the white billboards for the front pantograph spark.

rear_spark01

One of the white billboards for the rear pantograph spark.

rear_spark02

One of the white billboards for the rear pantograph spark.

ditch_fwd_l

The forward left ground light.

ditch_fwd_r

The forward right ground light.

ditch_bwd_l

The rear left ground light.

ditch_bwd_r

The rear right ground light.

Lights

Spark

The blue light for the front pantograph spark.

Spark2

The blue light for the rear pantograph spark.

CabLight

The cab's dome light.

Fwd_DitchLightLeft

The forward left ground light.

Fwd_DitchLightRight

The forward right ground light.

Bwd_DitchLightLeft

The rear left ground light.

Bwd_DitchLightRight

The rear right ground light.

Animations

frontPanto

Raises the front pantograph and its spark. Duration is 2 seconds.

rearPanto

Raises the rear pantograph and its spark. Duration is 2 seconds.