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WHAT'S INCLUDED IN MY FREE TRIAL?

Trainz Plus

Get a fully stand-alone version of Trainz Plus with all the latest features.

First Class Ticket

Gain fast access to our Download Station containing over 500,000 free items to use within Trainz.

14 Days to Explore

Discover 6 built in routes, dozen of sessions and tutorials, and thousands of assets to create your own railroad experience.

DISCOVER TRAINZ PLUS

Trainz Railroad Simulator 2019

Explore hundreds of miles of track in the six incredibly detailed routes and take charge of a huge variety of steam, diesel and electric powered locomotives.

TRS19 takes you way beyond just driving trains, as you set up a fully operating railroad, managing dozens of trains under AI control, following your every instruction.

Then, with the world renowned "Surveyor" world building tools, you can create your own dream railroad from scratch, edit the built-in routes, or update one of the thousands of routes available for free download.

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TRS19 Platinum Edition includes some of the best DLC items worth over $200.

Featuring 10 locos with more than 20 different models, and 3 routes with sessions.

MORE REALISM

Physically-Based Rendering allows accurately simulated lighting for photorealistic graphics, all in real-time.

Parallax Mapping provides extreme detail made possible by textured heightmaps.

Detail Maps enhance visuals with macro or micro surface detail.

Environment Lighting gives greater control for direct, indirect and High Dynamic Range lighting.

NEW WORLD BUILDING TOOLS

NVIDIA Turf Effects empowers route builders to simulate realistic ground cover on a vast scale.

Lay down Animated Ground Cover that waves in the wind.

Customisable Ground Clutter fills your route with micro-detailed objects.

Enhanced Bulk-Replace tool to quickly update your existing routes to new standards.

IMPROVED DRIVING CONTROLS

Easier access and better visualisation while you're driving:

Track Navigation Profile displays key information for improved driving accuracy.

Train Control Mode toggle to change instantly between Simple, Realistic and AI Command modes.

Driver Control Center to control and manage dozens of AI Drivers.

Command Properties editable in real-time to update your Driver AI Commands on the fly.

VIEW MORE CONTENT

My Collection allows you to view all your installed locos and rolling stock quickly and easily.

Search Routes, Sessions and Rolling Stock in the new menu UI.

Filter by Content Type, Source, Region and more.

Tag your "Favorites" for easy display and selection.

Search and download from the Trainz Download Station directly in-game.

EDIT MORE CONTENT

In TRS19, you can edit and update all the built-in and "DLC" routes and sessions.
 
Customise the terrain and ground textures.

Add or bulk replace track and trackside objects.

Increase or decrease the density of scenery assets.

Share your edits
with other content owners via the Trainz Download Station.

AND MUCH MORE

Picklists - add selected items to your selected picklist.

Raildriver Support - TANE and TRS19 both support Raildriver controllers.

Seasonal Support for procedural track.

In-game help systems.

FBX mesh support providing support for more 3D art tools, and PBR materials.

MORE THAN JUST DRIVING TRAINS

Trainz Railroad Simulator 2019 is the most expandable, customisable, extendable train simulator ever created.

BUILD YOUR WORLD

Trainz is famous for route building, and TRS19 includes everything you need to create your dream railroad. With user-friendly tools and a content library containing hundreds of thousands of items, your imagination is the only limit.

RUN TRAINS

Choose from built-in interactive Driver Sessions or place your own trains in "Quickdrive". Switch between Realistic and Simple driving controls and use mouse, hotkey or Driver HUD controls.

OPERATE THE RAILROAD

Control dozens of trains at once by issuing Commands to AI Drivers. Create your own sessions using a huge range of scripted Rules and Commands, manage your entire working railroad, and even join Multiplayer sessions.

EXPAND YOUR COLLECTION

The installed content is only the beginning of your Trainz experience. Expand your collection by selecting from the huge range of free items from the Download Station or DLC items.

VIEW YOUR FAVOURITES

Tag all your favourite locos, freight wagons and passenger cars with a mouse click. Scroll through your selection in full 3D in the "My Collection" viewer and even create and save your favourite consists.

EXPLORE FROM ANY ANGLE

There are practically no limitations on camera views. Hop inside the cab, zoom out to satellite height, or jump from one end of your route to the other in Mini-Map View. You are also free to roam anywhere, and change your Field of View for cinematic effect.

EDIT BUILT-IN ROUTES

In TRS19, you can edit and update all the built-in and "DLC" (payware) routes and sessions. Share your edits with other content owners via the Trainz Download Station.

CREATE CONTENT

Did you know the vast majority of content for Trainz comes from the community? That's right, these amazing routes and everything in them are all built by thousands of Trainz content creators. TRS19 expands the boundaries of content creation, so find out for yourself.

JOIN THE COMMUNITY

Get involved in the Trainz forums, in-game live chat or the Trainz Discord channel. Share your passion with like-minded Trainz enthusiasts keen to create content, build routes or operate railroads with you.

MORE THAN JUST DRIVING TRAINS

Trainz Railroad Simulator 2019 is the most expandable, customisable, extendable train simulator ever created.

BUILD YOUR WORLD

Trainz is famous for route building, and TRS19 includes everything you need to create your dream railroad. With user-friendly tools and a content library containing hundreds of thousands of items, your imagination is the only limit.

RUN TRAINS

Choose from built-in interactive Driver Sessions or place your owns trains in "Quickdrive". Switch between Realistic and Simple driving controls and use mouse, hotkey or Driver HUD controls.

OPERATE THE RAILROAD

Control dozens of trains at once by issuing Commands to AI Drivers. Create your own sessions using a huge range of scripted Rules and Commands, manage your entire working railroad, and even join Multiplayer sessions.

EXPAND YOUR COLLECTION

The installed content is only the beginning of your Trainz experience. Expand your collection by selecting from the huge range of free items from the Download Station or DLC items.

VIEW YOUR FAVOURITES

Tag all your favourite locos, freight wagons and passenger cars with a mouse click. Scroll through your selection in full 3D in the "My Collection" viewer and even create and save your favourite consists.

EXPLORE FROM ANY ANGLE

There are practically no limitations on camera views. Hop inside the cab, zoom out to satellite height, or jump from one end of your route to the other in Mini-Map View. You are also free to roam anywhere, and change your Field of View for cinematic effect.

EDIT BUILT-IN ROUTES

In TRS19, you can edit and update all the built-in and "DLC" (payware) routes and sessions. Share your edits with other content owners via the Trainz Download Station.

CREATE CONTENT

Did you know the vast majority of content for Trainz comes from the community? That's right, these amazing routes and everything in them are all built by thousands of Trainz content creators. TRS19 expands the boundaries of content creation, so find out for yourself.

JOIN THE COMMUNITY

Get involved in the Trainz forums, in-game live chat or the Trainz Discord channel. Share your passion with like-minded Trainz enthusiasts keen to create content, build routes or operate railroads with you.

INCLUDES BUILTIN ROUTES

Each route utilises all the latest TRS19 content and features and is fully editable by you!

Included in

Standard / Platinum

KICKSTARTER COUNTY 2

Completely overhauled and updated to TRS19 Standards
In recognition of all our Kickstarter supporters we've made some major updates to KSC by completely overhauling and updating the route to TRS19 Standards. Includes four brand new interactive sessions, new industries and an expanded world.

Included in

Standard / Platinum / US Edition

CANADIAN ROCKIES

Majestic prototypical Rocky Mountains route by RoysTrainz
This enormous 2000 km sq prototypical Rocky Mountains route has been extensively reworked to take full advantage of the new TRS19 features. Includes four brand new interactive sessions plus stunning new high resolution trains and passenger cars.

Included in

Standard / Platinum / EU Edition

SEBINO LAKE, ITALY

Brand new masterpiece from Jango
This stunning creation is a must-see for every Trainz fan. With an incredible eye for detail and the majestic Italian scenery as a backdrop, this prototypical rural Italian route is a true masterpiece. Includes seven brand new interactive sessions and the stunning new Orient Express train.

Included in

Standard / Platinum / EU Edition

NIDDERTALBAHN

Completely overhauled and updated to TRS19 Standards
An idyllic, single-track branch line in Wetterau and Main-Kinzig-Kreis in the western German state of Hesse. New Track and Scenery plus five new sessions with new detail rolling stock.

Included in

Standard / Platinum / UK Edition

CORNISH MAINLINE

Completely overhauled and updated to TRS19 Standards
This impressive route runs between Truro and Penzance in Cornwall. It includes branch lines to Falmouth, Helston, Hayle Wharves and St Ives. New Track, Ground Textures, Assets and nine new never-seen-before sessions.

Included in

Standard / Platinum / UK Edition

EDINBURGH - DUNDEE

Completely overhauled and updated to TRS19 Standards
Set in 1976, this well-known ECML route includes the Forth and Tay rail bridges, Rosyth Navy Dock and stunning scenery along the Firth of Forth estuary. Keep an eye out for some good gradients and also some severe speed restrictions while learning the road in three new sessions.

VERSION COMPARISON

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SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS

Windows PC

Minimum Spec

Operating System
Windows 7 64-Bit
CPU
Intel I/AMD K10 Series 2GHz 64Bit Processor
Memory
4GB RAM
Graphics
1GB VRam with DirectX 11 Support
Disk Space
30GB Free Space
General
Win 8 and Win 10 also supported.
Requires an internet connection for online services.

Apple Mac

Minimum Spec

Operating System
MacOS X 10.12
CPU
Intel i5 2Ghz (M1 Chip Not Currently Supported*)
Memory
4GB RAM
Graphics
Radeon Pro 555 or better with 1GB VRAM supporting OpenGL 3.3
Disk Space
30GB Free Space
General
Requires an internet connection for online services.
*Please note that we do not yet offer support for Macs based on Apple's new M1 CPU. Future updates to TRS19 will include native support.
View the Blog below to compare the various hardware settings available for Trainz.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER MY TRIAL ENDS?

Your free trial includes our "Trainz Plus" edition, all the TRS19 Standard Edition content plus a 14 day First Class Ticket.

After your trial ends you have three choices:

  1. Do nothing, and your trial simply expires and access will end.
  2. Purchase TRS19 from our store (choose from our TRS19 Regional, Standard or Platinum Editions depending on which content set you would like to enjoy).
  3. Or to continue with uninterrupted access to Trainz Plus, choose one of our Trainz Membership options and enjoy the extra benefits and features on offer.

ACCESS ALL YOUR EXISTING CONTENT

Existing Trainz owners can import and/or download all their existing Trainz content into TRS19.

FAQ

Got questions? We’ve got answers.

What happens to my existing Trainz version?

  • You can install the free trial as a stand-alone version of Trainz and it will not affect any existing Trainz installs.
    Do NOT use the same local data folder for two different installs.

How do I import content into my free trial build?

  • Please see this guide for steps to import your existing Trainz content.

What happens to my Free Trial install if I purchase TRS19?

  • If you choose option 2 above, your free trial install will remain installed. Next time you start Trainz, the extra Trainz Plus features will no longer be available.
    The content that is available will depend upon which version of TRS19 you chose to purchase.

What's new in Trainz Plus vs TRS19 Platinum?

  • We've added new tools making building routes easier than ever. Including:
    • Preset Effect Layers
    • Effect Layer Preview
    • Effect Layer Masking
    • Get Effect Tool
    • Bulk Edit Effect Layers
    • Bulk Paint Under Splines
  • Trainz Plus also gives you access to Multiplayer Surveyor offering collaborative online route building and multiplayer driver sessions.

What is Trainz Railroad Simulator 2019 (TRS19)?

  • TRS19 is the successor to Trainz A New Era. It is built upon the same game engine and code but with significant additional graphical and game features.
  • It introduces new graphical features such as “PBR” (physically-based rendering) and heightmaps (2D textures that look 3D).
  • It is available for purchase from the Trainz store, or as part of our new Membership options.
  • TRS19 supports backwards compatibility with the majority of content from older versions of Trainz.
  • TRS19 is compatible with Trainz: A New Era routes. If you own TANE the TANE builtin routes will show up for download inside TRS19.
  • Visit MyTrainz > MyMemberships for subscription options.
  • To find out if TRS19 will run on your computer visit our Trainz Wiki.
  • For additional questions please check the Trainz FAQ

What content is included in TRS19?

  • 6 Built-in Routes and 42 sessions.
  • “Content Samples” route showcasing new assets and graphical features.
  • Over 130 Locomotives including the Rocky Mountaineer.
  • Over 500 rolling stock.
  • Over 1,000 new or updated scenery items.
  • Over 100 new PBR ground textures.
  • Dozens of TRS19 Clutter and PBR objects.
  • Configurable TurfFX ground cover assets.
  • New TRS19 PBR tracks.

How do I access all the builtin content?

  • To keep the initial download small, the base install includes KSC2 and a Sample route.
  • The five additional builtin routes are available in-game for free download.
  • Simply ensure you have your MyTrainz username entered.
  • If the items are not visible, restart Trainz and click File > Download purchased items.

What is a Gold Class Membership?

  • Includes all the benefits of the Silver Class membership plus immediate access to Trainz A New Era and TRS19.
  • Exclusive access to ongoing feature updates post-release with “Trainz PLUS”.
  • A 25% store discount.
  • Exclusive access to all our Pre-Release DLC items.
  • You can cancel your membership at any time and all benefits will end at the expiration of that billing period.
  • Save 28% by paying annually.

What is Trainz Plus?

  • Trainz PLUS introduces new features and functionality to the latest version of Trainz.
  • Access these updates through either the Trainz PLUS or Gold Class Membership.
  • Trainz Plus will be focusing on those “really nice to have” features that the Trainz Community have been asking for. These might be graphics features, gameplay features or UI updates.

What is All DLC Preview Pass?

  • Be first to experience every new DLC item.
  • Access all new DLC items before they are released for a limited period of time.
  • The Preview Pass is exclusively available to our Gold Class Members
  • These items appear automatically in your in-game Asset Download Window when they become available.

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