BVE Western Region Presents

The North London Line

The current release (V1.5) of our North London Line for OpenBVE is now available for download. Future releases will also be uploaded here.

Bringing you a demo with a


This release features:
  • Version 1.5 of the Class 313 EMU with a selection of liveries
  • Carefully crafted signalling to reflect the period
  • Faithfully recreated stations accurate to the era
  • Realistic mix of DC third rail and AC overhead electrification
  • 8 Authentic Liveries

It is with great pleasure that we announce our first full-length complete route.

Set in the evocative period of 2002 – 2006 during the height of the Silverlink Metro era. This route is lovingly created to bring the nostalgia of the North London Line. Starting at Richmond and now terminating at North Woolwich this immersive route has become an addictive firm favourite. Over an hour of intensive driving to a realistic timetable from the period.
Keep an eye on this website for further information!

Please follow the instructions carefully when installing this.

Sounds & Alarms

Delightfully Real

Experience the real sounds of a Mainline cab. Unlike its Underground compatriots the Class 313 likes to talk to you. There are a variety of totally authentic alarms to cancel and the ever popular wheel flange to enjoy. 

Animated Pantograph

Faithfully Recreated

Nothing beats the sight of a majestically rising pantograph on a crisp winter morning. While we can't provide you with the weather our pantograph is fully functional and animated. Step out of the cab and watch her do her thing!


Fully Operative

The Class 313 really was the deluxe model. Featuring not only AWS but TPWS and a Tripcock system this train keeps you on your toes. Our version has fully operative safety systems for you to enjoy. Or not.

Guard Communication

2 Person Operation

If the train herself isn't keeping you on your toes then our friendly guard certainly will. Just as with the real thing you need to wait for him to bell you before you can go!

our speciality


Set between 2002 - 2006

The height of the Silverlink Metro Era

Take the opportunity to drive a now extinct train operator in a time before everything was painted orange. The 313 has almost been phased out altogether so embrace a bit of railway history. Even if that bit of history coincided with the last 2 seasons of Friends.


Selected Videos.

Download it here.

Please follow the instructions carefully when installing this.
For the best driving experience make sure you are using OpenBVE version 1.81.0 or newer. You can download them here.
Before driving the train please read the driving guide. 
This train has been designed to be driven like the real thing, so it is important to familiarise yourselves with how to drive in each mode.

Driving Guide

Full of essential information on how to set up and drive the train and route

Route File

The file which contains the route and all the scenery but not the Class 313.
Please note this route can only be driven by BVE Western Region’s Class 313

Train File

The file which gives you the Class 313 but does not contain any scenery or the route.
Please note this train only works on BVE Western Region’s North London Line
Screenshot of 313

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