Activities

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:

Simulation: Experimental: Make sure that advanced adhesion is off.

If you have identified any problems with the activities, please report them through the contact page.

Zig Zag Railway W100 - Up Coal Service - Drive an early morning coal service from Eskbank to Mt Victoria.
(V1.1 - fixed W100 consist)
W100 Activity Briefing Document.
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Zig Zag Railway 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).
W93 Activity Briefing Document.
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Zig Zag Railway 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.
W37 Activity Briefing Document.
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Zig Zag Railway W90 - Up Passenger Service - Drive an Up passenger service from Eskbank to Mt Victoria. You will need to do some shunting along the way.
W90 Activity Briefing Document.
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Zig Zag Railway W88 - Up Stock Service - Drive an Up stock service from Eskbank to Mt Victoria. You will need to do some shunting along the way.
W88 Activity Briefing Document.
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Tutorial Activity #1 - Basic OR Game Controls Tutorial Activity #1 - Basic OR Game Controls - Learn the basic Open Rails game controls.
Tutorial #1 Briefing Document.
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Tutorial Activity #2 - Basic OR Train Driving Tutorial Activity #2 - Basic OR Train Driving - Learn the basic skills in driving a train.
Tutorial #2 Briefing Document.
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Tutorial Activity #3 - Train braking and Control (Air Brakes) Tutorial Activity #3 - Train braking and Control (Air Brakes) - {v1.2 - upgraded to operate with Open Rails v1.2 Prev Download = 291} Learn how to control the train with air brakes as the train descends a steep gradient.
Tutorial #3 Briefing Document.
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Tutorial Activity #5 - Shunting Tutorial Activity #5 - Shunting - Learn how to control the train during shunting activities.
Tutorial #5 Briefing Document.
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