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Key features include:

  • High degree of realism
  • User friendly interface
  • Operator performance measurement
  • Mouse or keyboard operation
  • Full signalling
  • Realistic train behaviour
  • Many options
    • variable speed/skill level
    • audible warnings
    • late running
    • traction failures
    • user configurable
  • Timetable editor included
  • Motive power database
  • Comprehensive Help
  • Extensively tested

See: Summary of software functionality

PC-Rail software is for use with Windows XP or later, up to and including Windows 10.

All the simulations are available for free download. You have unlimited free use of the software, but the length of each operating session is restricted.

Any simulation can be converted into a fully registered, unrestricted, copy by means of a registration code, which we will email to you on receipt of your payment.

Software is available only by download.

Available Simulations


Machynlleth is on the Cambrian line in mid-Wales, on the river Dovey (or Dyfi). The line from Machynlleth to Aberystwyth runs along the Dovey estuary, just above high water level, making it a very scenic route, though very vulnerable to storms and high seas.

Less complex than some of our Heritage simulations, this is a thoroughly enjoyable location to operate - a relatively modest layout but quite busy and with plenty of shunt moves. The timetable is for Summer 1959.

Note: Machynlleth is pronounced something like 'Makkhun-thleth'!

Machynlleth is one of our Heritage Series simulations.

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Level: Moderate

Current Version: 5.11 (01/10/20)

Standard timetable: 1959 SX, 143 trains (18.0 hours)

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