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BNSF Mainline Power

Operating over 32,500 route miles of track, BNSF Railway connects 28 states and 3 Canadian provinces, North America’s second largest Class 1 rail system.  The company formed through the merger of the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe railroads in 1993, forging together a 160 year legacy. In the modern era, BNSF continues to innovate and play a vital economic role in the nation’s supply chain. In 2015, the railway hauled 10.2 million carloads of freight.

Our BNSF Mainline Power set recreates some typical motive power on the line, including General Electric and EMD six-axle units.

The GE Dash 9-44CW debuted in 1993, beginning a new era of high horsepower technology. The locomotive would become a mainstay of the BNSF fleet, with 1,697 units purchased.

Similar to the Dash 9, the AC4400CW model is equipped with alternating current  traction motors, designed to maximize tractive effort at low speeds. These provided added performance for heavy unit trains, carrying bulk commodities such as coal or grain.

To meet Federal goals of reducing in carbon emissions, the EPA set three stage of new requirements for locomotives.  GE developed the ES44DC to meet Tier 2 requirements and replace the Dash 9.

Further improvements in traction control produced the ES44C4, which reduced the number of powered axles from four to six, yet produced similar tractive effort at reduced cost.

Our set also includes two SD60M models — the first of the modern generation from EMD.


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Order Dekosoft Trains BNSF Mainline Power

  • Dash 9-44CW 799 (warbonnet)
  • Dash 9-44CW 1055 (H1)
  • Dash 9-44CW  (H2)
  • AC4400CW 5694
  • ES44DC 7905
  • ES44C4 6581
  • SD60M 1446 (BN green)
  • SD60M 8175 (H2 )

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BNSF freight car set:

Download Dekosoft Trains BNSF Freight Set v.3.0


Additional files required:

Download Dekosoft Mainline Common Files v.1.0.4

Required for all Mainline Sets

  • Once your order is processed, a download link for the installer will be sent to your e-mail address.
  • Download and run the installer.
  • Inside the trains set folder, open the bnsf_mainline_passwords.txt  to unlock the two remaining files.

UP Mainline Power: AC45CCTE, Chicago & Northwestern models added

Dekosoft Trains adds two new bonus locomotive models for the Union Pacific Mainline Power set: AC45CCTE 7415 and AC44CW 6722, a patched Chicago & Northwestern unit.


AC45CCTE UP #7415
Union Pacific 7415 approaches San Luis Obispo with a mixed consist train. (Route: Cuesta Grade)

The next generation of diesel technology from General Electric produced the GEVO series. The AC45CCTE introduces enhancements to both tractive effort and emissions compliance, as regulated under Tier 3 emissions standards. Our model features UP detailing, including cab roof antenna farm and realistic weathering. Our model depicts a weathered flag unit commonly found throughout the present-day UP system.

Also included is AC44CW, one of the last ordered units on the Chicago and Northwestern. Though heavily weathered, this machine was still rostered in 2015 and carries the legacy yellow and green lightning paint scheme.

The models are free for customers of the UP Mainline Power set, exclusively available at dekosoft.com.

CSX Mainline Power

From the shores of the Atlantic to the nation’s heartland, CSX Transportation services customers over 21,000 route miles in 23 states. Dekosoft Trains brings more modern Class One locomotives in the CSX Mainline Power set. Featured are high horsepower diesels in CSX blue and gold and bright future liveries, including ES44AH, CW44AC, SD60M and SD40-2 models, with 3-D cab views and custom sounds.

Also included with the set is a large collection of CSX freight cars: auto racks, boxcars, coal hoppers, and new ACF 4650 and 5250 covered hoppers.

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  • CW44AC 9
  • CW44AC 32
  • CW44AC 256 (SCL Heritage Unit)
  • ES44AH 725
  • ES44AH 3061
  • SD60M 8767
  • SD60M 8769

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Download CSX Freight Cars v.2.0


Additional files required:

Download Dekosoft Mainline Common Files v.1.0.4

Required for all Mainline Sets

Download Dekosoft Trains Mainline Common Files 2015 v.1.0.1

Required for all Rolling Stock

  • Once your order is processed, a download link for the installer will be sent to your e-mail address.
  • Download and run the installer.
  • Inside the trains set folder, open the passwords.txt  to unlock the three remaining files.

Dekosoft Mainline Power Common Files 2015

Custom cabview and sound resources required for all Mainline Power sets.

Download Dekosoft Trains Mainline Common Files 2015 v.1.0.1

(requires password included in UP Mainline Set)

Union Pacific Mainline Power

31 October 2016: Version 2.0 released. New SD70M locomotives and freight car set expanded, with additional improvements to previous models.

Dekosoft Trains presents modern era locomotives in Union Pacific Mainline Power for Open Rails. This set includes General Electric AC44CW, AC45CCTE and EMD’s SD60M and SD70M models with prototypical details and high resolution textures, custom sounds and 3D cab views.

General Electric introduced the AC4400CW (UP class CW44AC) and the similar Dash 9-44CW in 1993. These advanced technology locomotives saw great success in deployment Class 1 railroad across the US. Both models are powered by the 4,400 horsepower 7FDL16 prime mover and ride on six-axle high adhesion trucks. In contrast to the Dash-9, the AC units use alternating current traction motors instead of direct current to provide improved performance at low speeds and electronic controller technology for maximum pulling power in adverse conditions.

Union Pacific rostered 1,338 AC4400CWs, including patched units acquired from Southern Pacific and Chicago and Northwestern mergers. Later models were updated with Computerized Traction Software and designated AC4400CW-CTE. This unique UP safety modification limits the amount of horsepower delivered when the units are in helper service in the middle or at the rear of a train.

The EMD SD60M evolved from General Motors’ long history of producing high horsepower road units. In 1984 EMD introduced its 60 series to extend and replace fleets of six-axle SD’s, and succeed its highly popular SD40-2. Facing strong competition from General Electric, the EMD models raised performance through introduction of the 710G power plant yielding 3,800 horsepower. Union Pacific purchased 366 SD60Ms with three window and two window variations.

EMD’s SD70M carried forward the advances of the SD60 series with a 16-cylinder, 4,000 horsepower prime mover, standard safety cab, modular electronics and the introduction of the HTCR self-steering truck to provide improved traction and lessen wear on rails. After 2000, larger flared radiators were added to improve cooling efficiency and meet EPA Tier 1 requirements. Union Pacific recieved over 1,500 units in multiple orders. Our model features new sounds, 3-d cabview and flared and non-flared versions with high poly details and 2k resolution textures.


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Order  Dekosoft Trains Union Pacific Mainline Power

  • AC45CCTE 5327
  • AC45CCTE 7415
  • C44ACCTE 5581
  • C44ACCTE 5994
  • AC44CW 6413 (SP patch)
  • AC44CW 6722 (CNW patch)
  • AC44CW 6870
  • AC44CW 7221
  • Dash 9-CW44 9564
  • SD60M 2485
  • SD60M 2488
  • SD70M 4473
  • SD70M 4512
  • SD70M 4924 (flared radiators)
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Once your order is processed, a download link will be sent to your e-mail address.

Additional files required:

Download Union Pacific Mainline Power Freight Car Set v.2.6

(requires password included in UP Mainline Set)

Download Dekosoft Mainline Common Files v.1.0.4

(requires password included in UP Mainline Set)



Download Union Pacific Mainline Power Update (v1x to v2)

Needed ONLY for version 1.x sets only. Requires password included in UP Mainline Set.

Intermodal Freight Car Set

Go global with intermodal freight service!

Our freeware freight car set for Open Rails includes articulated, 3-unit double stack well cars with 45′ containers and 89′ flat cars with 45′ container and trailers. Use with our Mainline Power sets to get your priority shipments delivered on time.

Download Intermodal Freight Car Set

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy GP30

Now arriving is our first bonus model for the ATSF/BNSF GP30 Pro Edition sets: A Chicago, Burlington & Quincy GP30.

This model features the colorful “Chinese red” livery of the 1960s, with loads of special details and improvements. Included now in the 3-D cabview are opening doors and animated wipers, recessed gauges and more.

Customers who purchased the BNSF/ATSF GP30 models can download the installer file below. Use the special password found inside your trainset folder (dekosoft_atsf_gp30 or dekosoft_bnsf_gp30) to unlock the .zip file.

Download Chicago Burlington and Quincy GP30 bonus model

Cushioned Coil Car Set #1

Roll your steel loads in these cushioned coil cars. This reissued set features six unique cars with oval and square hoods to protect the cargo. Compatible with Microsoft Train Simulator and Open Rails — free download.

Download Dekosoft Trains Coil Car Set v.1.5

Upated 3 May 2015

Preview: Union Pacific Mainline Power

Dekosoft Trains announces its next major release: Union Pacific Mainline Power. The set of rolling stock for Open Rails Train Simulator will include modern 6-axle locomotives and freight cars. Here’s a sneak peek at the General Electric AC4400CW with 3d cab views and sounds, estimated for summer 2015 release.

GE first launched the AC4400CW in 1993 as a successor to the Dash 9-44CW series to tackle heavy freight service. The locomotive features 4,400 horsepower and uses alternating current traction motors, which offer better pulling power at low speeds than its predecessor. The locomotive achieved great success — a total of 2,598 units were produced, the Union Pacific Railroad claiming the highest ownership (many absorbed through mergers of the Chicago and Northwestern and Southern Pacific).

GP30 Pro Edition: BNSF + Santa Fe sets

The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway dispatched GP30s to handle its fast freight trains through the Southwest. The phase II models of EMD’s second generation switcher rolled out of the factory in 1963, but many saw service through the company’s merger with Burlington Northern. Thanks to upgrades from railroad’s Cleburne, Texas shops, they boast 2,500 horsepower — a 250 horsepower increase over the standard GP30 — Santa Fe designated them as GP30u’s. Our GP30 Pro Edition Santa Fe set depicts units 2713 and 2744 in the famous blue and yellow warbonnet colors. Also included is unit 3244, a phase I model, in original early 60s livery.

Our companion BNSF set comes a trio of GP30u diesel locomotives, painted in post-merger colors. These weathered, long surviving veterans are employed for local service.

GP30 Installation and Operating Instructions (PDF)

GP30 Pro Edition Santa Fe

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  • ATSF 2713
  • ATSF 2744
  • ATSF 3224

GP30 Pro Edition: BNSF

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  • BNSF 2425
  • BNSF 2452
  • BNSF 2472

Order BNSF and Santa Fe sets COMBINED PACKAGE– save $2!

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Order GP30 Pro Edition Santa Fe ONLY

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