Alan Thomson Simulation Class 745 FLIRT


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Heading down the Great Eastern Mainline is the Class 745. These have been running Intercity & Stansted Express service since 2019. 

The Stadler Class 745 FLIRT  are electric multiple unit passenger trains. they are built by Stadler and form part of the FLIRT family. The 745 is built for Greater Anglia for use on their inter-city services and the Stansted Express services. After construction between 2018 and 2020 in Switzerland they entered service on 8 January 2020.

Alan Thomson Simulation and AND Games are very proud to present the Class 745 for Train Simulator Classic. These have been designed and built to be ‘study level’ additions to the simulator and offer the best immersion possible. The build process was assisted and supervised by real life train drivers who drive the units in reality and we have done everything possible to recreate them as true to life as we can.

Included are the Class 745/0 and 745/1 sub-class both with passenger views

This comes together as a whole package with many never before seen features that provides a new ‘study’ level of immersion to players wanting to experience a staple of the east and modern traction at its best within Train Simulator.

Features Include:

  • Passenger Information System with Working Announcements (Quick Drive QD compatible)
  • Automatic rain sensing wipers that reacts to rain levels
  • Automatic Warning System (AWS) and isolation
  • Train Protection and Warning System (TPWS) v4 including isolation and self test
  • GSM-R Radio
  • Drivers Vigilance Device (DVD) and isolation
  • Drivers Reminder Appliance (DRA) and isolation
  • Automatic Speed Limiter (ASL)
  • Cold & Warm Starts Available
  • Working Automatic Selective Door Operation (ASDO)

The Alan Thomson Simulation Class 745 features a fully implemented and functional Train Control and Management System (TCMS). This system controls the majority of functions on the Class 745 and these are fully functional within the limits of Train Simulator. The functionality includes;

  • Pantograph raise / lower
  • Internal saloon doors Open / Close (inop)
  • Parking brake
  • TCMS alerts
  • Cab HVAC temperature
  • Upper and lower cab HVAC speeds
  • Overhead line supply configuration
  • Pneumatic brake system configuration
  • Train configuration
  • Frontal lighting (marker lights) configuration
  • Interior lighting configuration
  • WC information and configuration
  • Window / footwell heating configuration
  • Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning configuration
  • TCMS mode configuration
  • Empty Coaching Stock (ECS) configuration
  • log in / log out screen
  • Train wash / speed mode configuration
  • Diagnostic process values home screen
  • Power brake indicator
  • Pneumatics screen and configuration
  • Driver Advisory System (DAS)
  • Passenger Information System (PIS)
  • ASDO (Automatic Selective Door Operation)
  • On Train Camera Monitoring (OTCM)
  • Cold Start configuration
  • … and much more

The Class 745 features ATS’ announcement system. When set up correctly in the scenario, this system requires no track markers or scenario scripting and works off real life paths provided in the included manuals. The system is also fully functional in Quick drive, simply requiring the path and route to be set. The system also edits volume of the announcements depending on where you are in the train.


Click here to download the Driving Manual 

Click here to download the Scenario Creators Guide

Click here to download the Branding Patch


This train only requires the base game DTG Train Simulator Classic to work

*You will need at a minimum Great Eastern Mainline add-on for the basic included scenarios and announcements to work



3 Scenarios have been included for your enjoyment. These introduce and walk you through the train. We have duplicated scenarios on the original Great Eastern Mainline route available from Steam and also the greatly upgraded and improved ‘GEMMA’ project  available on Alan Thomson Sim


Requirements for the included scenarios are;

Alan Thomson Sim:

Blue Class 360 (NXEA/GA) Reskin*
Class 321 Greater Anglia Renatus Reskin*


Armstrong Powerhouse:

Class 314/315 Electric Multiple Unit Pack
Class 317 Electric Multiple Unit Pack Vol.1
Class 320/321/322 Electric Multiple Unit Pack
FSA/FTA Wagon Pack
Class 66 Enhancement Pack*
Class 86 Enhancement Pack*
Class 377/379/387 Enhancement Pack*
Signal Enhancement Pack
Sky & Weather Enhancement Pack V2


Great Eastern Main Line: London – Ipswich Route

*Denotes packs that have their own requirements


PLEASE NOTE: To run efficiently we recommend that you currently can maintain a minimum of 20FPS on any route you wish to use the FLIRT on.

Recommended system requirements;

  • OS: Windows 10, Windows 11
  • Processor: Intel Core-i3 6th generation Dual Core or AMD Ryzen Quad Core or Better.
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM.
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 Ti or AMD Radeon R9 Graphics with 4 GB Dedicated VRAM or Better.
  • Disk space 20GB+ on a SSD (Solid state drive) or better
  • Direct X: 9

Current Version: 1.0.1