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Open Rails: free 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.


Jul 2017 The Elvas Tower forum plays a major role in developing Open Rails but has been closed to non-members following a dispute. All of the Open Rails sub-forums are now open again and becoming a member is easier too.

Feb 2017 3D cabs available commercially - see video.

Jan 2017 Open Rails 1.2 released! Download it here.


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.