About Rail Simulator
This is the game that Rail enthusiasts have been waiting for! Rail
Simulator provides the most realistic simulation of trains
possible on a PC. Plus we provide you, the player, with powerful
tools to create your own railway world.
Key features of the game:
Stunningly realistic graphics & audio.
The game makes full use of modern graphics cards and EAX audio to
achieve a believable environment.
Accurate train driving simulation.
Careful measurement, modelling and simulation of real trains allow
us to provide highly accurate handling characteristics.
Steam, Diesel and Electric trains.
Contemporary and historic trains are provided with the game to
appeal to all types of train enthusiast.
Three levels of driving difficulty.
Each train can be driven in easy, intermediate or expert mode.
Easy provides a wonderful "install and go" experience which allows
even the novice driver to experience the thrill of train driving.
But be warned, Expert mode requires an attention to detail in
common with driving the actual train - take special care of every
Passenger and Freight operations.
The environments and rolling stock supplied with the game let you
focus on driving both passenger and freight - each needing its own
Hours of missions to test your skill as a train driver.
The game comes supplied with 15 scenarios to test your skill as a
train driver. Can you meet the demanding task of driving a busy
commuter train? Or maybe collecting the components of a freight
load and delivering all of the parts on time to the right
destination? Your performance on each mission is measured to
provide feedback on your personal performance as a train driver.
If you prefer a more leisurely approach, free-roam allows to you
explore the routes at your own pace.
Four real-world routes.
The game comes supplied with four routes (the four included are
determined by the country of purchase). Each one is on average 90
miles long and both historic and current environments are
View the action unfolding from any angle
You can choose drive from the cab of your train, welding all the
controls at the touch of a button; take a leisurely ride from one
of the many carriages included; fly as high as a bird, taking in
all the surroundings as you whisk along; maybe you wish to get up
close to control all the junctions and switches from the track
Fully functioning Turntables & Traversers
Train are big, and they aren't always facing in the right
direction. With this all new functionality, you can interact,
operate, and perform tasks with increased efficiency.
Localised Signalling Systems
No railway would be complete without accurate signalling allowing
it to operate. Implemented into Rail Simulator is an extremely
flexible signalling system using LUA Scripts. Using this system
each route has completely accurate localised signal systems with
real world functionality including all the bells and whistles.
Complete World Editing tool suite
Included in the box is a full suite of editing tools to start
making your own fully interactive worlds. The ability to lay track
of immensely complex track, place all manner of detailed scenery
objects with great accuracy and manipulate to a high degree as
well as texture the landscape until your hearts content.