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Join our Virtual TTC Academy as a virtual subway operator and get your own badge number! Later you may be able to become a virtual TTC tower controller.

You will be able to file the runs you do with us in the open source train simulator OpenBVE through your account.

Once you become a Class 4 operator, you can apply to transfer yards.

Please use a valid email address so we can send you your login details. A T2P0 Films forum account will automatically be made for you if you do not have one already. This will allow you to interact with other members and keep updated with our developments. Those already with a forum account please go to Profile > Modify Profile > Group Membership and request your yard and New Recruit once you have signed up.

Exact details will be provided in your sign up email to begin training as an operator of the Virtual TTC Academy.

Train sets currently active in each yard below. Please note Bloor Danforth runs always use Greenwood trains first no matter which yard you are based out of. Please see the table on the ranks page.

TrainWilsonDavisvilleGreenwood
T1216
H4174
H5133
H60317
TR910

FAQ

Q: What is the Virtual TTC Academy and can I use the simulator without being part of it?
A: The academy is an online community where members get together to simulate virtual Toronto (TTC) subway operations online at designated times. Our mission statement is to provide the most realistic and fun environment possible to simulate Toronto subway operations. You are not required to join the academy to download the simulator. For those wishing to use the simulator offline only can just sign up for a forum account and download the simulator here.

Q: Who joins the Virtual TTC Academy?
A: Transit enthusiasts and railfans of all ages from around the world interested in the realistic Toronto subway virtual runs we provide

Q: Is the simulator free to use? Is there a membership fee to join the Virtual TTC Academy?
A: The simulator is open source and completely free to download and use. There is no fee to join the Virtual TTC Academy and participate in our runs. All purchases on the website are virtual currency earned from participating in runs.

Q: Is the Toronto Transit Commission involved in the Virtual TTC Academy or the simulator?
A: We are not associated with the Toronto Transit Commission. However, they know about our work and are supportive of it.

Q: What is TeamSpeak and what do we use it for?
A: TeamSpeak is a voice-over-Internet-protocol software like Skype that allows members of the academy to communicate with one another during runs via voice or text. It is available for free here for Windows, Mac and Linux. It is also available for iOS and Android for a few dollars on iTunes and Google Play. Our server address is ttcacademy.t2p0films.ca and there is no password.

Q: Is a microphone required to join runs?
A: No, a microphone is not required. However, it is strongly recommended as it makes communication much easier between the operator and tower as well as for training.

Q: Is there a minimum age requirement to join runs?
A: No, there is no minimum age requirement. We have members of all ages. However, members need to be able to follow instructions and take our runs seriously. Our TeamSpeak Terms of Use covers acceptable behavior on our TeamSpeak 3 server. It also covers what the appropriate consequences are if the rules are broken. Every member who signs up for the academy agrees to these terms.

Q: How do I start joining runs?
A: Before you can join our runs you must complete training on our TeamSpeak server. The easiest way to book a session is to login with the details after signing up and select Book Training. Otherwise email your superintendent or our lead operator to arrange a session.

Q: Other questions?
A: Email our communications manager, Adam at [email protected]

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