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Microsoft Train Simulator (Windows)

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Description

Microsoft's 'Simulator' franchise expands once again with its newest addition: the MS Train Simulator. Take to the rails in such real-life locations and routes as Philadelphia to Washington D.C., become a hard-trained engineer to operate freight train at Northwest Corridor, and enjoying Orient Express pass by Alpen Mountain. The game also includes a full track and train editor, allowing you to swap maps and trains online.

Screenshots

Microsoft Train Simulator Windows A freight train en route to pick up it's goods.
Microsoft Train Simulator Windows Just departing from the first stop.
Microsoft Train Simulator Windows The Flying Scotsman as it begins to gain speed.
Microsoft Train Simulator Windows Looking out the window of the Flying Scotsman.

Alternate Titles

  • "MSTS" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

An excellent game. JPaterson (9147) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
For train buffs only Olivier Masse (421) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars

The Press Says

Peliplaneetta.net Jul 02, 2001 91 out of 100 91
GameStar (Germany) Jul, 2001 85 out of 100 85
4Players.de Jul 27, 2001 84 out of 100 84
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jul 05, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jul, 2001 75 out of 100 75
Jeuxvideo.com Aug 16, 2001 15 out of 20 75
PC Action Jul 06, 2001 73 out of 100 73
Svenska PC Gamer Jul, 2001 73 out of 100 73
Super Play Jun, 2001 6 out of 10 60
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jul 24, 2001 6 out of 10 60

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Trivia

Did you know..... Microsoft didn't include any major crashes (just derailments) because the train manufacturers wouldn't allow it. They claimed that on-screen representations of crashes makes their real life trains look bad.
Drew Dorton (61) added Microsoft Train Simulator (Windows) on Jun 04, 2001