TrainPlayer Software brings model railroading out of the
basement and onto your screen!
If you design, build, or
operate a model railroad -- or you ever thought about
doing so -- or you just like to run trains -- then
you're in the right place! TrainPlayer offers
thousands of great layouts you can run, simple but precise tools
so you can design and build your own, and an integrated
system for operations. Running trains couldn't
be easier -- our software is fully granddad-approved,
designed for people who like trains more than
demo, see for yourself. For an overview, see
Dec 2014: Release of Version 6.1!
Another new version already! This adds a lot of
beef to the scripting features, plus some new scenery
capabilities, a great new Aussie car collection, and
lots of bug fixes! Free upgrade for 6.0 users.
See 6.1 Features
Sept 2014: Release of Version 6.0!
A long time coming! Well over a year of
development work delivers new features including a great
package called Advanced Scripting, which gives you
everything you need to automate your layout and drive it
by computer! Set up a self-running demo, program
the solution to a switching puzzle, automate your daily
operations -- great new challenge for the
For more info about scripting, see the
6.0 Scripting Page.
Here's a glimpse -- click to enlarge:
The new version comes with a generous set of scripted
layouts and examples, including famous switching puzzles
like John Allen's Timesaver, cleverly scripted to
challenge you and keep score.
Another big advance in 6.0 is the introduction of
50-pixel cars -- great new sets of high-detail American
and British cars and locomotives, with top-quality
freight images to match. 6.0 comes with many new
features for scaling and viewing trains at their
For the full scoop, see the
For older What's New items, see
What's No Longer New.
We accept PayPal!
Just run trains.
We provide the layouts and rolling stock, all you do is
drive! Try switching puzzles, learn yard operations,
automate your daily deliveries, or just cruise through
the countryside. Famously easy to use. Includes
many layouts including 101 Track Plans. Now featuring
TrainPlayer Ops. $59.
Build and run your
own. Easy, powerful tools for drawing an
operating track layout, now with scenery too!
Design a plan from scratch or add a yard to an old
favorite. Run trains during construction.
Try before you build. Includes all of TrainPlayer,
plus Premium Layouts & Cars, track tools, Scenery
Decorate your layout.
Buildings, trees, factories -- choose from our catalog
or draw your own!A complete but easy set of tools
for drawing, filling, and editing shapes suitable for
use on a model railroad. Scenic your layout in an
evening! Included with TrackLayer. more...
Classic Linn Westcott
layouts. All 101 of the most popular
track plan collection in history, faithfully reproduced
from the book, overlaid with track, equipped with
trains, and ready to run. Experience the Hungry
Horse Timber Company in action!
Included with all products.
Railroads from all over. Hundreds of
layouts and car collections contributed by artistic
users, from Bruce Bates' tiny Aquebogue Light to Ed
Avetta's grand Wild Horse Timber & Mining Co. Included
with all products. more...
artwork. Hundreds of fascinating,
original plans of all shapes and sizes, plus a vast
cabinet of cars and locomotives to run on them!
Includes four different renderings of John Allen's
complete Gorre & Daphetid. Included with
operations in your armchair.
Deliver tangible loads to industries you define on your
layout. Let the TP Yardmaster give you your work
orders. Learn about waybill cycles. Create
yards and interchanges. Included with all products.
your modular layout before the show.
Choose from a collection of precisely-built NTrak and HO
modules, or build your own. Assemble them with
drag and drop, then click once to build the full layout
rolling stock artwork.
Over a thousand locomotives, freight, and passenger
cars, drawn in full HO size and beautiful detail.