What is Railworks?
Railworks, a PC based Railway Simulator was announced in early 2009 with a scheduled June 2009 release as a follow up to the successful Rail Simulator, a first foray into the market for RSDL (Rail Simulator Developments Ltd). Following distribution issues with the publisher ... Read review
"...bought, enabling the release of Railworks as a standalone product of the company. Railworks was released on schedule using the Steam platform and has since gone on to be enormously successful in it's own right, spawning various official add-ons from both the developers and third party creators and also has a successful community following.
'''What does Railworks Do?'''
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Could be dull for people who are not interested in simulation games
"If anyone has played Rail Simulator, the predecessor to this title, they will know how it was engineered. It was a huge step up from Microsoft train simulator, with realistic physics, sounds and accurate scenery draped around a selection of detailed real-life railways.
Railworks is the sequel to that game and I am pleased to report that it has changed in many positive ways. First, when the game is launched, there is a window which will manage add-ons, ..."
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RailSimulator.com presents RailWorks, the most realistic train and railway simulator on the market!RailWorks allows players to take to the controls of 13 stunningly accurate historic and contemporary locomotives along 8 different lines in the UK, North America and Europe. Download new tracks, engines and rolling stock or easily create your own designs and share them with friends. Its platform status means that the software will be regularly updated and have new features added as time goes on.The most authentic rail simulation experience available on the PCTravel down 8 different railways, more than 2000km of track and test your abilities on over 50 scenarios in some of the most impressive engines ever madeTake control of the camera with a number of sophisticated pre-set views and movements, including cab view, passenger view, trackside view, bird's eye view and many moreAccurate signalling and signageSimple user-friendly interface delivers a realistic engine driving experience set in authentic landscapesFive accurate real-world routes including Bath-Templecombe, Oxford-Paddington, York-Newcastle, Hagen-Siegen and Cajun PassThree fictional routes including a UK large goods yard and harbour set in the late 1960 and early 1970s; a US stretch of track based around the Denver/Colorado area with a mixture of forest and grassy fields; a route set in a mountainous region of northern Europe with large lakes, mountains and pine trees