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Website renovations

After a trial period of a couple of months, the new website is now active. Even though the design is nearly identical to the previous one, the code has been rewritten from scratch. The purpose of this change is to improve the overall maintenance of the website and the translation of its contents, to improve the response time and to leave Wordpress. Apart from this, BVE Barcelona has switched from a . ...

News and improvements

During the last months, even though it has been an invisible job, we have made some changes to openBVE and the L3 to improve even more the project in the future. Here is a summary of the changes: Updated translation The openBVE program translations have been revised. The most important change will be noticeable for Spanish users, who will now be able to use a fully translated package manager. ...

More L2 and new comments system

Since the 15th of November a new preview version of the L2 up to Clot station is available. While it includes improvements since the previous version, it is a beta release and may not work correctly. We will try to fix any bug from your feedback. Also, during the past month we have been testing a new comments system. From now on, comments will not be published on the website, but sent by e-mail so you can get an individual response. ...

The L3 now reaches Liceu

The new version of the L3 is now available, and it expands the trip to the Catalunya and Liceu stations. We have been working hard during the past months to get the best results in the most complicated part of the line. Between the Passeig de Gràcia and Catalunya stations there is a junction to L4 that was used in the past to operate the Urquinaona, Jaume I and Correos stations. ...

Train updates and website improvements

After the summer, it is time to go back to work, and BVE Barcelona is not an exception. Firstly, the 2000 and 3000 series trains have been updated with a lot of improvements. The most important one is the 2000 series’ cab, featuring a revamped ATC panel. Also, the trains now include a trilingual manual with pictures which is available in the manuals section too. The website translations are now close to being completed. ...

BVE Barcelona opens to the world

Starting from today, all the new content will be published in three languages: Catalan, Spanish and English. This way, BVE Barcelona will reach even more people. The website will be displayed by default in your browser’s language, but the language can be changed to any of the other languages using the new buttons below the search bar. The contents previously available only in Catalan will soon be available in Spanish and English too. ...

L3 news

Starting from today a new version of the L3 is available for download. Among other new features, an extension to the Passeig de Gràcia station is included. The 2000 and 3000 series train sets have also been updated, and from now on they will be available in OBP format. If you need help installing these packages, check the manuals section for more information. See you! ...

New manuals section

The “Manuals” section is now open, and you will find useful openBVE documentation in it. The first manual is on installing packages in the new openBVE version, which will be required in order to play the new L3 version available this week. See you! ...

New L3 version available

A new version of the L3 is available in the downloads section. This version includes an extension to the Diagonal station and allows the player to use the upwards track. Also, tunnels have been improved to make them more realistic, and the signalling has been revamped according to the real world. Finally, you will also be able to drive a version of the L3 with a third rail power supply. This is how the line was operated in the past. ...

An update is coming

An updated L3 is close to being released! The new features are quite remarkable: New train set available: FCMB 2000 series. The line can be played upwards or downwards. Special version of the line with a third rail power supply. New station: Diagonal. Improved tunnel appearance. Here is a sneak peek of what will be included: See you! ...