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Open Rails is a train simulator that supports
the world's largest range of digital content.


Multiple languages are available for all text and menus.

Accurate behaviour for steam, diesel and electric traction including trains with multiple locos.

Signals which correctly protect the train and permit complex timetabled operations.

Multi-user mode in which any timetabled train can be driven in person or by computer.


Dec 2015 The Elvas Tower forum plays a major role in developing Open Rails but has been closed to non-members following a dispute. We can now report that some of the Open Rails sub-forums are open again.

Jun 2015 The Australian Great Zig Zag Railway released for Open Rails v1.0

May 2015 Open Rails 1.0 released! Download it here.

Apr 2015 Open Rails first demonstration route Demo Model 1 has been published.

Dec 2014 Dekosoft Trains has added locos exclusively for Open Rails to its range. These are GP30 diesels taking advantage of our 3D cab feature.


Demo Model 1

This video records a player driving the first Open Rails demonstration route and providing a voice-over commentary.

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.

Open Rails Version 0.9

Improvements arriving in v0.9 of Open Rails are demonstrated by one of the project team.