The ‘Rail History’ Category

Harmonious Hokkaido

The wonderfully scenic Hokkaido region will soon be represented within Train Simulator, as Partner Programme developer Union Workshop is bringing the coastal Hidaka Main Line to life! In 1913, the Tomakomai Light Railway opened a 2 ft 6 in gauge…

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Steam Through the Valley!

The scenic Wutachtalbahn is available now for Train Simulator, it’s time to get busy with southern German steam! What would become the Wutachtalbahn was first conceptualised in the 1860s as a military railway, such a new line would prove strategically…

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Thames Valley Services

Service Mode is key to the experience within Train Sim World, giving you a real life 24 hour timetable and the freedom to drive any service you desire, or simply walk around railfanning, exploring; and, with Great Western Express, you…

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Read Up on the Distinctive E-33!

Make sure you’re up-to-speed on the fascinating history behind the “electric” New Haven E-33, a classic freight hauler of the 1950s that made its way into the hands of several railroads, including the New Haven! Links to our various articles…

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Commuter Railroading Extravaganza

Introducing North Jersey Coast & Morristown Lines Scenario Pack 01 Train Simulator’s recently released North Jersey Coast & Morristown Lines route is host to 100+ route miles of American commuter railroading – and now the new North Jersey Coast &…

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The InterCity 125

In a previous article titled “The High Speed Train” which you can find here, we delved into the history of the iconic BR Class 43 which transformed inter-city rail travel in Britain, and has kept the nation running for over…

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