The ‘News’ Category

Perfect Companions

Looking for that perfect companion to a route you’ve just picked up in the sale? See below for a selection of some interesting trains that will make great additions to even the most conservative collection! Why not take a look…

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New and Improved

Main image above, copyright Ben Brooksbank. Oliver Bulleids’ finest work, the Light Pacifics of the Southern Railway, are making their way to Steam in their latter, rebuilt configuration. Despite the widespread electrification schemes which were underway across the Southern Railway network,…

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Global Diversity

Above: Train Simulator 2017 is half price in the Steam Summer Sale, click here for more details. If you love routes from North America, Germany or Great Britain, here are some of my favourite routes from other parts of the…

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Wiltshire Wonder

The quaint single-line branch, from Somerford to the small town of Malmesbury, is coming soon to Steam and promises authentic, heart of English countryside operations. Historically, Malmesbury held quite a significance to its name and earned its place within the…

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You Gave Me a Mountain

Available now for Train Simulator, the Western Sichuan Pass from Partner Programme developer, Simtech Vision, delivers unique mountainside passenger operations throughout the Sichuan province of Southwest China. Gone are the nonchalant, A to B, high speed expresses, instead, this railway…

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Equal to the Task

Electro-Motive’s landmark GP35, in striking Western Pacific liveries, is now available and ready to haul tonnage! Between 1963 and 1966, 40 North American railroads purchased more than 1,300 of Electro-Motive’s GP35 road-switcher, making the type one of the most successful…

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