These activities have been set up to operate in Open Rails Version 1.1, unless otherwise indicated. Where a later version is required, you may need to set the update options to weekly build to automatically download a more recent version.
Please refer to the Open Rails manual for more specific information on how to drive trains in Open Rails.
To ensure best performance of these activities, it is recommended that the following minimum settings are selected in the Open Rails "Option" menu. General:
- Graduated release air brakes
- English Language
- Automatic Pressure Units
- Imperial UK Other Units
- Break couplers
- Curve dependent resistance
- Curve dependent speed limit
- Tunnel dependent resistance
- Steam locomotive hot start
- Forced red at station stops
- Extended AI train shunting
If you have identified any problems with the activities, please report them through the contact page.
W100 - Up Coal Service - Drive an early morning coal service from Eskbank to Mt Victoria.
(V1.1 - fixed W100 consist)
W93 - Down Passenger Service - Drive an early morning passenger service from Mt Victoria to Eskbank. You will need to do some shunting along the way.
(V1.1 - Adjusted departure time at Bell).
W37 - Down Goods Service - Drive a Down goods service from Mt Victoria to Eskbank. This train is too long for the Zig Zag, so you will need to divide it at the Zig Zag. You will need to do some shunting along the way.
W90 - Up Passenger Service - Drive an Up passenger service from Eskbank to Mt Victoria. You will need to do some shunting along the way.
W88 - Up Stock Service - Drive an Up stock service from Eskbank to Mt Victoria. You will need to do some shunting along the way.
Tutorial Activity #1 - Basic OR Game Controls - Learn the basic Open Rails game controls.
Tutorial Activity #2 - Basic OR Train Driving - Learn the basic skills in driving a train.
Tutorial Activity #3 - Train braking and Control (Air Brakes) - Learn how to control the train with air brakes as the train descends a steep gradient.
Tutorial Activity #5 - Shunting - Learn how to control the train during shunting activities.