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UP SD70ACe train consist visiting the CN Ruel Subdivision
(Open Rails route in development)
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Key Changes in v1.4

Monogame graphics replace XNA with support for ReShade and more memory

Web server providing train data for web pages on other devices

Map window for timetabled trains

Vacuum braking

Many more additions and improvements are listed here.


Oct 2021 Version 1.4 is now available for immediate download here.

Nov 2020 Wagons can now be braked individually as on the oldest railways. This can be experienced in 2 scenarios - Stephenson's Rocket at Rainhill Trials and Langley Vale Timber Tramway.

Apr 2020 After more than a year of work the free, restored and improved Siskiyou Route is once more available.

Apr 2019 ENG files published with accurate physics for 176 USA diesel locos.

Mar 2018 Geoff Rowlands found a way to model 3D controls so they can be grabbed by the handle as in this video.




Video Review At The Railyard

In his Series 5, Nicholas Ozorak publishes a review of the fictional Full Bucket Line running in Open Rails.

See more with this YouTube search.