Train Station Simulator is a station builder and manager game. Create and maintain your dream station! Ride the rails and operate your ultimate grand central empire!
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Mixed (102) - 69% of the 102 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Dec 14, 2017

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“A train station's life is full of problems, mysteries and complexity. During the design of Train Station Simulator, our main goal was to let our growing community bring their newly created station to live on a realistic level.

The main goal is not only to play a game but by their user feedback and ideas, they actively participate in the creative process of creating new features and fulfill a dream to have a realistic train station simulation game.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The final 1.0 release of Train Station Simulator is planned for 2018 Q4. We believe that alongside with the community, we can deliver lots of new contents, features and challenges.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

Train Station Simulator has been designed to be a realistic station simulation. The basic simulation functions of the game already work with some great fun additions to make it more relaxing and easy to use. We would like to add lots of new features, scenarios, weather-related events, disasters, new graphical content packs, engines, passenger related new functions, new staff types, objects and facilities. The community page will have an active part of the future development of the coming new functions.

We plan to add the following features:

  • Weather-related events: rain, snow, windy weather
  • Disaster modes: train accidents, trees on rails,
  • Thieves, robberies and bomb threat related events
  • Advanced terminal evacuation
  • New staff types: swat team, engineers, train cleaner units, track maintenance service
  • Advanced passenger AI
  • More transportation connections: underground station, trolleybus terminal, parking lot
  • New objects: overpass, underpass, moving walkways, advanced vending machines, recreation area, park, playground
  • New facilities: advanced restaurants, bars and buffets, pet relief area, lost and found, meditation room, nursery
  • More colorful passenger types: children, elderly, disabled, beggers, hooligans, pickpocket, train graffiti artists, distraught passengers, smoking violators
  • Cargo operations
  • In-game tutorial
  • Continental train graphics packages
  • Mod support for all train graphics

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The current Early Access version of Train Station Simulator is completely playable and all major station simulation functions are in place.

Expanding content with constant updates (version - 0.8.3.0 Updated*: 21/July/2018)

  • 56+ different objects to place
  • 25+ types of trains, locomotives, engines and carriages
  • 25+ different staff members in 5 settable categories and an extra 2 categories of shoe-shiners and shop assistants (assistants are part of each cafes and restaurants by default)
  • 24+ types of passengers including vandal persons and homeless persons and disabled persons
  • 22 different cars from the 70s and 90s and bicycles
  • 16+ types of shops/restaurants and other facilities to place
  • 9 public transportation vehicles
  • 6 doors
  • 5 types of rails: standard, advanced, electric, magnetic, light hiber
  • 5 flooring
  • 4 platform types
  • 3 walls
*Not all content available in all game modes at once.

Main building functions:

All building, placing and zoning features, employee setup and list view, public transportation schedule, train schedule and five day statistics menu work properly. Standard passenger AI has been enabled already: after arrival passengers need to buy their tickets and each individuals have their own indicator for food, drink, bladder, rest and mood that results in different behaviors.

Standard goal:

The main task in Train Station Simulator is to build, operate and expand your station. The more happy passengers you can travel to their destination, the more money player can earn to enlarge the terminal building and create new routes and more advanced facilities.

Developing a station simulation is not an easy task and we are not there yet completely. However, we need to balance new features and create advanced functions and file some bugs or misleading features.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The Early Access version starts with an introductory lower price. We plan to raise the price of the game as new and more advanced features will be available.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Community is a key part of the future development of Train Station Simulator. Our plan is to launch regular updates - once or twice a month - and we invite the community to offer feedback, suggestions and request modifications to help creating a better station simulation.”
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August 1

Screenshot of this week

Hey Guys,

We have seen so many great screenshots recently from you but let us show a nice composition with all the great details in it.

Isn't it like a real scene from a Train Station's life? created by user Tilmann

Thank you! Check it out, rate it and share you comments!
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July 23

UPDATE t436 LIVE NOW (Beta and Public BRANCH)

Hey Guys,

We have sorted out a few bugs so a quick patch has been uploaded today and it is LIVE NOW.

QUICK FIX
- there is a fix for an appearing "DOOR" message that has been left in the game from a special debug mode. Sorry for this guys!

Moreover we have added a test MAC build I'd love to see some Mac users with feedback!

Thank you guys!
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About This Game

Train Station Simulator is a station builder and manager game. Be a creative engineer by planning flooring tiles, building walls and creating emergency routes.

Caring station design

  • Lay flooring tiles, build walls, create corridors, place exit doors and emergency routes.
  • Expand your building to create more room for constructing advanced appliances, facilities, services and a more reliable train system.
  • Creative station design creates a better place for your passengers.
  • Replace old tracks as new and more advanced technologies are invented – all the way to magnetic trains.
  • Form mood-enhancing designs: plants, flowers, open spaces and benches.

Expanding content with constant updates (version - 0.8.3.0 Updated*: 21/July/2018)

  • 56+ different objects to place
  • 25+ types of trains, locomotives, engines and carriages
  • 25+ different staff members in 5 settable categories and an extra 2 categories of shoe-shiners and shop assistants (assistants are part of each cafes and restaurants by default)
  • 24+ types of passengers including vandal persons and homeless persons and disabled persons
  • 22 different cars from the 70s and 90s and bicycles
  • 16+ types of shops/restaurants and other facilities to place
  • 9 public transportation vehicles
  • 6 doors
  • 5 types of rails: standard, advanced, electric, magnetic, light hiber
  • 5 flooring
  • 4 platform types
  • 3 walls
*Not all content available in all game modes at once.

Ride the rails

  • Set up bars and cafés and allow them to grow and bloom into successful businesses.
  • Deploy bus, taxi and tram networks to grow your local station to a crowded hub central.
  • The demand for traveling by train is undeniable: open new train routes by selecting combined schedules.
  • Bring your station to life: place local bus stops near tracks scheduled with local trains.
  • Keep your station clean of debris, secure all areas by police officers and never ran a train off the track by employing system engineers.

Creative game play with enhanced features

  • Solve real-life station modeling challenges with enhanced passenger ai movements.
  • Play through 25 different scenarios with different skill levels and timeframe.
  • Track station progress with a comprehensive statistics menu.
  • Follow each of your staff members and analyze all passengers’ behavior.
  • Exciting game achievements, various leaderboards
  • Steam Trading Card

We plan to add the following features

  • Weather-related events: rain, snow, windy weather
  • Disaster modes: train accidents, trees on rails
  • Thieves, robberies and bomb threat related events
  • Advanced terminal evacuation
  • New staff types: swat team, engineers, train cleaner units, track maintenance service
  • Advanced passenger AI
  • More transportation connections: underground station, trolleybus terminal, parking lot
  • New objects: overpass, underpass, moving walkways, advanced vending machines, recreation area, park, playground
  • New facilities: advanced restaurants, bars and buffets, pet relief area, lost and found, meditation room, nursery
  • More colorful passenger types: children, elderly, disabled, beggers, hooligans, pickpocket, train graffiti artists, distraught passengers, smoking violators
  • Cargo operations
  • In-game tutorial
  • Continental train graphics packages
  • Mod support for all train graphics

Hire your staff and manage salaries and working shifts:
Keep your station clean of debris, secure all areas by police officers and never ran a train off the track by employing system engineers. Hire your staff for a more reliable operation. A cleaner station makes passengers happy that increases income.

Deliver more tracks and manage all schedules:
As time flies by your terminal hub starts to expand. Set up restaurants, bars and cafés and allow them to grow and bloom into successful businesses. Open up new building wings and connect all areas with corridors so passengers can easily access all spaces.

Select from campaign modes to endless game play
Train Station Simulator will be shipping with over 25 uniquely designed game modes ready to be played not only for days but weeks and months. The game includes "Campaign", "Ready", "Mission", "Survival" and "Endless" play modes.

System Requirements

Windows
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP 2
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz | AMD: 3 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Any 1 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 250 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 might not fully supported. 16:9, 16:10, 21:9, 16:3 supported (Tested: 1600x900, 1600x1200, 1680x1050, 1920x1080, 1920x1200, 1920x1440, 2048x1536, 2560x1080, 2560x1440, 2560x1600, 3440x1440, 5760x1080)
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 (or higher) (64 bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 2.6 GHz | AMD: 3 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Any 1.5 GB RAM (or higher)
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 might not fully supported. 16:9, 16:10, 21:9, 16:3 supported (Tested: 1600x900, 1600x1200, 1680x1050, 1920x1080, 1920x1200, 1920x1440, 2048x1536, 2560x1080, 2560x1440, 2560x1600, 3440x1440, 5760x1080)
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu Linux 14.4
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz | AMD: 3 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Any 1 GB RAM (In Linux version most AMD graphical cards are not officially supported)
    • Storage: 250 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Currently Ubuntu is the only supported distribution. While the community has been successfully running Train Station Simulator on other distros these are not officially supported
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu Linux 14.4
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 2.6 GHz | AMD: 3 GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Any 1.5 GB RAM (or higher) (In Linux version most AMD graphical cards are not officially supported)
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Currently Ubuntu is the only supported distribution. While the community has been successfully running Train Station Simulator on other distros these are not officially supported

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