Microsoft Train Simulator (Windows)

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User Score
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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 long passenger train as it slowly pulls away from the station, cautious of the slippery rails.
Microsoft Train Simulator Windows With built up momentum, the Flying Scotsman enters a tunnel.
Microsoft Train Simulator Windows A freight train en route to pick up it's goods.
Microsoft Train Simulator Windows This is what happens when you take a turn too fast.

Alternate Titles

  • "MSTS" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

An excellent game. JPaterson (9134) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
For train buffs only Olivier Masse (420) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars

Critic Reviews

Gamer's Pulse Nov 01, 2001 92 out of 100 92
PC Gamer Brasil Oct, 2001 85 out of 100 85
GameStar (Germany) Jul, 2001 85 out of 100 85
Gamesmania.de Jul 11, 2001 82 out of 100 82
GameSpy Jun 24, 2001 81 out of 100 81
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Jun 19, 2001 81 out of 100 81
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jul 05, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Svenska PC Gamer Jul, 2001 73 out of 100 73
PC Zone Benelux Aug, 2001 69 out of 100 69
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