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Trainz: A New Era SP1 is the most realistic and visually stunning Train Simulator for PC and Mac.

Trainz: A New Era SP1 is the latest release in the long running Trainz franchise developed to raise the simulation genre to new heights with stunning graphics, realism and accuracy.

The built-in routes allow you to explore the world of today, or travel back in time to relive the glory days of railroad history. Or you can create your own favorite section of railroad using the amazing Surveyor world building tools.

Trainz: A New Era SP1 brings a new level of realism unseen anywhere else.

Trainz: A New Era SP1 includes the traditional Driver and Surveyor modules and a completely revamped Content Manager module (including a new Preview Asset function), plus the new Test Track physics module to adjust the engine physics of your favorite locos.

In addition, TANE SP1 delivers a host of new features including animated junctions laid with a couple of simple mouse clicks, and smoke that collides with world objects.

 

Trainz Simulator: A New Era SP1 Features

  • New graphics engine with full world shadows and per-pixel lighting.
  • Real-time physics feedback and editing tools.
  • Procedural animated spline junctions.
  • Superelevated track.
  • Realistic cab sway and external train motion.
  • Smoke and weather affected by world objects.
  • Track Blocks (Signal Boxes).
  • In-game player navigation system
  • Multiplayer
  • Multi-window support
  • Improved in-game browser
  • Configurable control schemes.
  • In-game downloadable content system for both payware and freeware options.
  • Access to over 250,000+ free DLC items via The Download Station.

 

Trainz: A New Era SP1 provides a variety of high quality routes - both built-in to the core edition and offers a selection of additional routes available as Downloadable Content

Chesapeake & Ohio RR, Hinton Division - (United States, 1950)
Hinton Division, one of the major coal producing areas for the C&O, starting just west of Thurmond, WV through to Hinton, WV and also includes the Laurel Creek Sub Division, and parts of the Piney Creek Sub, Rend Sub and Loup Creek Sub.

ECML Kings Cross - (Edinburgh, 1976)
This edition delivers the full route from London Kings Cross Station all the way to Edinburgh in Scotland - a 393 mile drive! With significant updates to almost every feature along the track, the route will take you back in time to 1976 UK.

Healesville - (Australia, 1910's)
A faithful recreation of the towns, stations, bridges and rural countryside of 1915 Australia. The line includes several notable features, including the 1.6 mile long timber trestle bridge over the Yarra River and flood plains between Yering and Yarra Glen and one of the very few tunnels on the Victorian Railways (at the top of the 'Tunnel Hill' grade between Tarrawarra and Healesville).

Kickstarter County
Based upon the famous Highland Valley route from the early days of Trainz, Kickstarter County has received a huge upgrade with new content, new track and new industries. This route is a tribute to all our Kickstarter Backers who helped make Trainz A New Era possible and includes a range of customized assets dedicated to our keenest supporters.

Deluxe Edition

Four fantastic additional Routes are available in the Deluxe Edition.

Avery - Drexel - (United States, 1970's)
The Milwaukee Road route runs from the end of the electrification in Avery, across the Bitterroot mountains via the St Paul Pass, and all the way to the crew-change point at Alberton. It features Little Joe EF4 electrics and a huge range of seasonal rolling stock.

Warwick to Wallangarra - (Australia 1990's)

Follow the QR Southern railway line through the Darling Downs and into Granite country, right to the border with New South Wales.

The BiDye Traction Railroad- (Someone's Garage, USA)

The BiDye Traction Railroad shows off the versatility of Trainz: A New Era by creating a virtual model railroad for you to explore. Built in a large virtual garage in much less time and a fraction of the costs of a traditional model railroad, this short line electric traction railroad serving several inter-dependent industries.

Industries include lumber mill, furniture factory, grain mill, commercial bakery, paint and solvent factory, metal can and container factory, and a coal fired electricity plant.

Season Town Northern Rail Road (East USA) 

The Season Town Northern Rail Road (STNRR) is based in fictional 'Season Town' situated somewhere in the East or Middle West of the USA. The aptly named Season Town supports season change functionality. Control the weather and see how the route responds to the snow!

The layout provides a mainline section as well as a 6 mile branch line connecting a limestone mine with a cement plant, as well as a streetcar network consisting of four branches.