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Simulator screen

Interface elements

The simulator screen contains multiples information.


The area at top right contains various information that can be hidden in the settings.

image.pngFrom top to bottom:

  • Current time
  • Time remaining to next stop. (STA)
  • Next station name and status:
    • Stopping at (green sign)
    • Next (green sign): Next station with stop
    • Pass (blue sign): Next station without stop
  • Current speed (Speed)
  • Current speed limit (Max speed)
  • Next speed limit
  • Distance to next station (Distance)
  • Terrain inclination (in ‰ - per mille)
  • Running mode (Forward/Neutral/Reverse) and power/brake handle position

Driver assistance messages are displayed in the top left corner of the screen.

The bar on the right-hand side appears when the train arrives at a station. It helps you stop the train at the right place (see Train Driving Basics page).

image.pngWhen the console is displayed (via the C button), different elements are shown, depending on the type of train. A common feature is the door closure indicator.

When this is off, the doors are open. When departing, you must wait for this light to come on before moving on.

The screens for the various trains are described in detail in the sections on each line.

Interface location

You can show/hide the control console by pressing the "C" key.

When displayed, the console can be zoomed and moved using the following commands:

  • Zoom the console: Use your mouse wheel while holding down the "Shift" key.
  • Move the console (if enlarged): Move your mouse while holding down the "Shift" key and the left mouse button.
  • Return to default size: Press "C" while holding down the "Shift" key


Press [Esc] in order to pause the simulator. Press again to unpause it.


The pause menu gives you 3 options:

  • Change station : restart the simulation at the selected station.
  • End play : Stop the simulation.
  • Settings : Allows you to change display/sound settings without stopping the simulation.