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  • Cyber Monday at

    Cyber Monday / Giving Tuesday are upon us... Instead of offering an added incentive or a discount, I'd like to make the case for why membership here is good deal 365 days a year.

    Over the last nine months, while this site has undergone a lot of transformation, we've remained true to its mission --
    • A place where people can gather to learn and share tips about their favorite train simulation games
    • A repository of freeware user generated content
    Compared to other websites who have a...
    Posted 11-26-2023, 12:34 AM
  • State of the Site - November 2023

    Happy Thanksgiving! I know we've got a lot to be thankful for in our household, and I hope everyone gets a chance to spend some time with those they care about and celebrate the good things in their lives.

    To celebrate fall a little late, I've been having some fun in the Upper Peninsula on MLT's Michigan Iron Ore route, which I've been meaning to pick up for a while.

    It's my idea of a perfect route -- not too large, and one where you can spend as little or as long as you...
    Posted 11-23-2023, 12:34 AM
  • Riding the Milwaukee Road... Sort of.

    This week, I got to combine two of my hobbies.... Off-roading and railroads.

    I've written before about some of our ATV rides in Tennessee, and we recently acquired a four seat Honda Pioneer 700 UTV to add to our off-road "toy collection".

    For those who have no idea ATV/UTV means... a "traditional" ATV (all-terrain vehicle) is a three or four-wheeler with handle bar steering and a motorcycle style saddle seat. A UTV (utility-trail vehicle) has a steering...
    Posted 11-18-2023, 05:01 PM
  • New Ad-Free Pass

    If you currently use an ad blocker and are not a paying member on the site, you may have started to see a additional message asking you to disable your ad blocker or pay for a subscription.

    I've made no secret that this site costs money to operate, and while many of our visitors have been willing to help support it through First Class Memberships or a FastPass, many more do not.

    Some of you may not see a direct value in paying for a full year membership or a one-month...
    Posted 11-15-2023, 11:33 PM
  • Rememberance Day / Veterans Day

    On this Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month, in the United States we honor our Veterans. Worldwide, many nations celebrate Remembrance Sunday, which this year falls on Sunday, November 12th.

    From the trenches to the oceans, islands, and deserts, Veterans answered the call when your country asked.

    You fought to protect our values, and paid a heavy price in doing so. Many continue to pay the price.

    Today, we remember those who fell in service and honor those...
    Posted 11-10-2023, 09:09 PM
  • SP Shasta Video Review

    At The Railyard reviews the TrainSimulations SP Shasta Route.
    Posted 11-06-2023, 10:44 AM

Recent Topics


  • Royalhudson
    Eng file tutorial
    by Royalhudson

    Hello everyone,

    I have a question I'm sure some of you will know the answer. A few years ago I downloaded a very well done Eng file tutorial...
    Last Activity: Today, 03:56 PM
  • haverfordwest
    Workers & Resources: Soviet Republic
    by haverfordwest

    Bought this earlier. I have been watching it for over a year now. In early access since 2019 and reviews are very positive and overwhelmingly positive....
    Last Activity: Today, 01:34 PM
  • bigjohn
    sound files for atsf_hopper_set
    by bigjohn

    set needs common.snd\freifgt\\freight1.sms?
    I'm at a loss and looked but can't find anything yet
    Last Activity: Today, 12:24 PM
  • SurvivorSean
    Railroader - Coming to early access December 2023
    by SurvivorSean

    A very timely and interesting update just hit this evening. Railroader has decided that the program is stable enough to release into early access since...
    Last Activity: Today, 10:57 AM
  • eric
    Black Friday Sale at TrainSimulations.Net
    by eric

    Looks like a good deal.... the ad mailed out does say 2022, but it's good this weekend as well.

    Last Activity: Today, 10:49 AM
  • Maksha
    New made Consists made in ConBuilder or TSRE are not showing in MSTS
    by Maksha

    I didn't have that issue before. I recently installed MSTS again and new made consists are not showing in game. I can only see them in OpenRails but I...
    Last Activity: Today, 09:24 AM
  • geepster775
    Bala 2.2 conversion to scalerail
    by geepster775

    Been looking at trying to salvage the Bala 2.2 route for optimum functionality in Open Rails. Things like deleting unwanted zero...
    Last Activity: Today, 09:10 AM
  • bigjohn
    MSTS fails to start
    by bigjohn

    start screen comes on, you go to drive trains it freezes then goes to desktop. after using MSTS_Check v2.1 all of the many files were corrected. so many...
    Last Activity: Today, 12:43 AM
  • asteph627
    Birmingham Route
    by asteph627

    Hi all,

    I am trying to find the route NS Birmingham-V3 by O'brian Jones. I have searched the file library without success. I have an old...
    Last Activity: Yesterday, 09:57 PM
  • charland
    CV Winooski Sub
    by charland

    I started this route years ago and stopped working on it when enough information became available to complete the DARv3 route. I was looking for something...
    Last Activity: 11-30-2023, 06:40 PM

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