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Last post by KRviator in Historical footage of Rockhampton's Purrey steam tram on July 15th
Discussions on New South Wales railways and the associated news and events. Includes Regional NSW Trainlink train services, as well as overlap with Canberra (ACT) threads.
Last post by RTT_Rules in DISCUSSION: Is the NSW Government too 'Sydney-Centric' with public transport? today at 12:03am
News in Victoria. Includes country and metropolitan services. Discussions for Melbourne suburban passenger services (Metro) should be posted in the Melbourne Suburban forum.
Last post by Lockie91 in Fast train a dream as V/Line struggles with snail rail today at 12:06am
Discussions, happenings and news from around the ACT
Last post by RTT_Rules in Forget Sydney to Canberra fast rail - think about commuter traffic instead on July 13th
Discussions on the various government, private and heritage operators who run on the networks.
Last post by Graham4405 in Great Southern Rail to launch Adelaide-Brisbane service on July 14th
Discussions on Signalling and signal systems. This forum has also been expanded to cover railway infrastructure projects
Last post by kitchgp in Port Report: State government sticks with decision to cripple the Port of Newcastle on July 15th
General Railway Discussions that don't fit into any of the above areas of interest
Last post by bevans in New 50 cent coin pays tribute to 90 years of The Ghan on July 15th
In light of our recent project - the Metro Modern Fleet - Siemens and X'Trapolis Project 2013, and upcoming Lilydale/Belgrave via City Loop route to commence production in March 2013, our team has decided to start a new MSTS Forum
Discussions on the new Microsoft Trainsimulator X. Following the successful release of Microsoft Flight Simulator X, the Aces Studio is using the same technology to develop a new version of Microsoft Train Simulator. Unrelated to our previous Train Simulator development efforts, this version will be an all-new product built on the Flight Simulator X platform, the culmination of 25 years of product development and technology.
Our goal is to enhance the railroad simulation hobby through a community designed and supported platform built to serve as a lasting foundation for an accurate and immersive simulation experience. By making the source code of the platform accessible to community members, we ensure that Open Rails will continually evolve to meet the technical, operational, graphical, and content building needs of the community. Open architecture ensures that our often considerable investment in building accurate representations of routes and rolling stock will not become obsolete due to 'economic realities'.
Last post by lkernan in Openrails changing over from XNA to Monogame toolkit on January 11th
BVE Trainsim (originally Boso View Express) is a Japanese three-dimensional computer-based train simulator. It is notable for focusing on providing an accurate driving experience as viewed from inside the cab, rather than creating a network of other trains —other trains passed along the route are only displayed as stationary objects. BVE Trainsim was developed by Takashi "Mackoy" Kojima starting in 1996, with the original program name coming from the Japanese 255 series multiple unit trains found in routes in Japan. Although the internal working of the BVE Trainsim program itself cannot be modified, additional routes and train cab views can be added via a number of text-based configuration files. Route builders have produced over 300 additional routes for the program, along with matching cab environments. Routes built by independent developers simulate rail activity in Asia, North America, South America, and Europe.
Forum for discussing Train Simulator under the steam gaming network. RailWorks, later simply Train Simulator, is a train simulation game developed by Dovetail Games, formerly known as RailSimulator.com. It is the official successor to Rail Simulator, and was released online on 12 June 2009 and in stores on 3 July 2009
Last post by cityrail-rulez in Does anyone have the file titled "APStation.zip" for TS20XX, Please! on July 9th
A forum for discussing the construction of steam, petrol electric and battery electric locomotives as well as comments etc on the current miniature railways around at the moment. Also includes rollingstock construction.
Last post by WimmeraJack in Interesting Track with Rocket-like Engine - old film on June 8th
This forum covers all conversation regarding radio and radio use together with the use of Radio scanning and internet based radio broadcasts. Relevant due to the number of people scanning railway frequencies.
Discussion of railway news and events outside Australia.
Last post by bevans in Netherlands Institute 8 promising routes for a Dutch Night train on July 15th
A place where you can set up your own operator from the comfort of your armchair!
Last post by djf01 in Proposed Timtables for CityRail/Sydney and CountryLink/NSW on April 20th
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