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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 nice, nighttime run along a commuter track.
Microsoft Train Simulator Windows The Flying Scotsman as it begins to gain speed.
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 Looking out the window of the Flying Scotsman.

Alternate Titles

  • "MSTS" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

An excellent game. JPaterson (9120) 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

PC Gamer Brasil Oct, 2001 85 out of 100 85
GameStar (Germany) Jul, 2001 85 out of 100 85
4Players.de Jul 27, 2001 84 out of 100 84
Gamesmania.de Jul 11, 2001 82 out of 100 82
GameSpot Jun 11, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Jun 19, 2001 81 out of 100 81
Gamezilla Jul 18, 2001 81 out of 100 81
GameSpy Jun 24, 2001 81 out of 100 81
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Sep, 2001 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Super Play Jun, 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