In which we advance the art of scripting and develop
a new level of railroad challenge called
YardMaster. With over eighty
original new scripted layouts to choose from, you have
plenty of switching work
fun ahead of you! The system provides automated
instructions and monitors your progress as you go. Also
in 6.4 are enhancements and fixes for all train players
--- those who script, switch, design layouts, lay track,
or just like to run trains.
If you already upgraded to Version 6, then 6.4 is a free
upgrade -- get your upgrade by going straight to the
Download page or using the
button below. If not, and you are a user of an older
version, the upgrade price is
$19. Details below.
To see brief descriptions and thumbnails of the new
YardMaster layouts, see the
YardMaster Layout Grid.
Features in 6.4
a new automated system of freight forwarding which simulates waybill cycles, generates random switching
and presents you get
a different challenge every time you climb into the cab.
With over eighty great original new layouts, scripted
and ready to run.
(Click image for larger view.) For more info,
see the YardMaster
- Significant speed improvement in running scripts
- New editable Variables tab in Script Central
- $set combination functions -- merge, subtract, compare
sets of numbers or strings
- IsSpotted -- new car function for monitoring
- Dedupe, Sort -- remove duplicates, sort sets
- New improved random train generator, populates a
large layout quickly and accurately
- Automatic display of designer’s notes on opening
- AnyRail conversion improvements
- No more Kalmbach: 101 Track Plans
removed from product, manual, website
- Track labels -- on/off view setting and
- Track properties -- dialog now modeless, for
setting values over multiple tracks
- Many bug fixes, repairs of memory and graphic
leaks, fixes for various crashes
For a complete list of fixes and enhancements, see the TrainPlayer Version History.
How To Obtain 6.4
If you are new:
Welcome! Your best bet is to look in the
for a special offer. Or read on.
If you already upgraded to 6.0 - 6.3:
Thank you! 6.4 is a free upgrade. Just click the button
below and follow instructions.
If you have a
pre-6 version: there is a charge for the upgrade
-- only $19 to upgrade from any previous
version all the way up to the top of the line package,
TrackLayer 6.4, with track and scenery tools, ops, advanced scripting,
the whole works.
Whether upgrading from a previous version or buying
for the first time:
|1. Click here to download and install the new
If you do not yet have a 6.x license, this gets you a demo valid for 30 days.
To buy, choose Help > Purchase Upgrade from
the main menu. This brings up a dialog showing
prices and options, and a one-click route to the checkout page.
If you do not already have them, you can add the
Chris Pedersen Car
Collections for a special bundle price. See details in