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Post by Dj Hammers on Sun Sep 01, 2013 3:15 am

I am collaborating with Mr Railfan, Mudwrestle, and several others on the development of the NYCTA (Q) Subway Line and R38 Train. 
The main development threads for the two projects can be found here:
http://forums.bvestation.com/index.php?topic=378.300 - Q Line
http://forums.bvestation.com/index.php?topic=82.150 - R38

I will periodically post updates for both the Q line and the R38 on this site as well.

Some screenshots of the Q line and the R38:


Prospect Park Station:




Steel Elevated Tracks in Queens:




Timed Signals on the downgrade in to Canal Street Station:




R38 stopped at 34th Street:




R38 on the Manhattan Bridge:




Beverley Road Local Station:




Shadow fading effects:




Avenue H Local Station:




Coney Island (The South Terminal):


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Re: New York City Transit (Q) Line and NYCTA Trains WIP

Post by Dj Hammers on Sat Sep 07, 2013 10:40 pm

Some more progress screenshots for you guys:



This is Lexington Avenue - 63rd Street. The escalators are animated:




More progress on Prospect Park, a very complex express station. There is still some work left to be done on this stop:



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Re: New York City Transit (Q) Line and NYCTA Trains WIP

Post by Dj Hammers on Sun Sep 08, 2013 7:46 am

Much more progress made on Prospect Park.
Many more details such as the platform retaining wall, photorealistic overpass, and small real life details at the south end of the station have been added:


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Re: New York City Transit (Q) Line and NYCTA Trains WIP

Post by Quork on Sun Sep 08, 2013 2:15 pm

That's photorealism for sure, I really love it! I'm not into tubes that much, but this one will most surely land on my HDD!

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Post by Dj Hammers on Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:07 pm

Some progress has been made on both the Q line and the R38 train.
The New Manhattan Bridge:


R38 carbody, now with 3D undercar components:


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Post by johnsinden on Sun Sep 15, 2013 8:32 pm

Hey, DJ - those screen shots look tremendous - love the sunset behind Manhattan Bridge.  Work of art my boy - look forward to its completion.  Well done!

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Post by Dj Hammers on Wed Sep 18, 2013 2:43 am

This screenshot shows the further progress that has been done on Prospect Park. Note the stack of ties, relay box, finished crew room, and railings.



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Re: New York City Transit (Q) Line and NYCTA Trains WIP

Post by Dj Hammers on Mon Sep 23, 2013 9:07 pm

Mr Railfan and I are finishing up work on Prospect Park. Note the new conductor boards, including both the regular one and the R42/R40 conductor board:


Some progress on Church Avenue has been made as well:

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Post by rick1984 on Sun Sep 29, 2013 8:58 pm

Impressive stuff and finally looks like a good NYCS route.

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Re: New York City Transit (Q) Line and NYCTA Trains WIP

Post by buckysam on Tue Oct 01, 2013 5:53 pm

Dayum. Looks really good. Smile Best NYCT route I've seen yet. Can't wait for it. The R38 looks good too. Could we get more screenshots of it? And will it have a 3D cab?

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Re: New York City Transit (Q) Line and NYCTA Trains WIP

Post by Dj Hammers on Sun Oct 13, 2013 11:18 pm

buckysam wrote:Dayum. Looks really good. Smile Best NYCT route I've seen yet. Can't wait for it. The R38 looks good too. Could we get more screenshots of it? And will it have a 3D cab?
The R38 will be released with a high-res 2D cab. A 3D cab will be attempted when resources for making one are available. 

The R38 has been retired from revenue service, and there is only one pair of the R38 cars remaining (Owned by the NY Transit Museum). When this pair is put on display, I will be able to get textures and information for making a 3D cab.



Here's some screenshots of the progress we have made on the Q line. The train featured is the R38, which is nearing completion:


Church Avenue is almost finished:





Newkirk Plaza:




Kings Highway Station



View Leaving Queensboro Plaza:



Flying through the 60th Street Tube:



Lexington Avenue - 59th Street:



Timer signals on the Approach to 5th Avenue:



34th Street - Herald Square:



Crossing the Manhattan Bridge:

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Post by buckysam on Mon Oct 14, 2013 5:52 pm

Still looks good. Just curious but do you have any extra spots for developers? I am really interested in developing and helping a project like this would help me earn some experience so I can develop on my own.

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Re: New York City Transit (Q) Line and NYCTA Trains WIP

Post by Dj Hammers on Mon Nov 25, 2013 2:53 am

Sorry for the long gap in updates. Rest assured that both the Q and the R38 are still under development. More consistent progress posts are being made here: http://forums.bvestation.com/index.php?topic=378.300

Here are some more screenshots:






buckysam wrote:Still looks good. Just curious but do you have any extra spots for developers? I am really interested in developing and helping a project like this would help me earn some experience so I can develop on my own.
Unfortunately, the work that is being done on the Q line right now is so pedantic that to help out would require physically visiting portions of the line. Sorry... Sad


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Re: New York City Transit (Q) Line and NYCTA Trains WIP

Post by Dj Hammers on Thu Jan 02, 2014 1:46 pm

Once again I'm sorry I haven't updated this thread in a while. Just a reminder, more frequent updates are posted here: http://forums.bvestation.com/index.php?topic=378.300


Anyway, here are some recent screenshots of our work at the Canal Street and Atlantic Avenue stations:

Canal Street:



Atlantic Avenue:





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Re: New York City Transit (Q) Line and NYCTA Trains WIP

Post by Dj Hammers on Mon Jan 20, 2014 4:20 am

Some screenshots of the newly-reworked Dekalb Avenue station:





Maintenance room sliding doors added:


The new animated trip arms:


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Re: New York City Transit (Q) Line and NYCTA Trains WIP

Post by Quork on Mon Jan 20, 2014 4:47 am

Stunning work!

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Post by Northern Line on Mon Jan 20, 2014 8:46 am

Absolutely Very Happy

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Re: New York City Transit (Q) Line and NYCTA Trains WIP

Post by Dj Hammers on Sat Jan 25, 2014 12:27 am

Progress is being made on the Manhattan bridge:

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Post by Northern Line on Sat Jan 25, 2014 12:35 am

Looking good there @Developers over BVEStation. Really looks on point Very Happy

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Post by Dj Hammers on Sun Jan 26, 2014 3:47 am

Some more work done on the Manhattan Bridge:



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Post by buckysam on Mon Jan 27, 2014 3:13 pm

The bridge looks good. Are you going to add animated traffic to the bridge?

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Post by Quork on Mon Jan 27, 2014 3:34 pm

This work is nothing less than breathtaking! How many people are working on this object alone?

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Post by Dj Hammers on Mon Jan 27, 2014 9:41 pm

Quork wrote:This work is nothing less than breathtaking! How many people are working on this object alone?
The Manhattan Bridge is being worked on by 3 people, including myself. 

buckysam wrote:The bridge looks good. Are you going to add animated traffic to the bridge?
We have thought about this, and will do some R&D pertaining to it once we finish the rest of the bridge.

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Post by Dj Hammers on Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:57 am


Here's a look at what we've been working on since sunday. 

This is 7th Avenue station, an old and dingy station in downtown Brooklyn:







More screenshots coming soon!

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Re: New York City Transit (Q) Line and NYCTA Trains WIP

Post by Quork on Wed Jan 29, 2014 5:31 am

In case you wonder why so few people comment on those - I suppose they have the same problem as me; the dictionary doesn't know enough fitting words for "stunning" to not repeat ones posts over and over ;-)

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