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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 The inside of the passenger train.  Not very nice, is it?
Microsoft Train Simulator Windows A nice, nighttime run along a commuter track.
Microsoft Train Simulator Windows A freight train en route to pick up it's goods.
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

PC Gamer Brasil Oct, 2001 85 out of 100 85
4Players.de Jul 27, 2001 84 out of 100 84
GameSpot Jun 11, 2001 8.2 out of 10 82
Gamezilla Jul 18, 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
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jul, 2001 75 out of 100 75
Jeuxvideo.com Aug 16, 2001 15 out of 20 75
PC Zone Benelux Aug, 2001 69 out of 100 69
PC Games (Germany) Aug 25, 2001 69 out of 100 69

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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