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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 Trainz franchise, developed to raise the simulation genre to new heights with stunning graphics, realism and accuracy. Explore the world of today and travel back in time to relive the glory days of railroad history.


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. 

In addition, TANE SP1 delivers a host of new features not available previously including the new real-time physics feedback and editing tools, as well as full world shadows and per-pixel lighting.


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 navigation system
  • Multiplayer
  • Multi-window support
  • Improved in-game browser
  • Expanded sound library.
  • 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 or available as Downloadable Content

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.

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).

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.