November 18, 2012
As many of you are aware, the G-TraX on-line store was shut down following the October 20 release of Train Simulator 2013. Issues that led to the shutdown have now been resolved, but meanwhile G-TraX and this web site have undergone a change of focus. Click here for details.
August 7, 2012
Train Sim MagazinD&S Review
The G-TraX D&S route is the featured cover story in the current issue of Train Sim Magazin, a bi-monthly German-language publication. Timm "micaelcorleone" Schulze has provided an English translation of the complete article.
May 15, 2012
Ridin' the Chief—Again
My favorite scenario still bugging you? There's another version of it that has minimal interaction with other trains, so you should be able to make the whole run from San Bernardino to Barstow. Click here to download it.
May 8, 2012
Durango & SilvertonPatch 0101 Available
This patch includes a few maintenance items plus a new observation gondola, with passengers, by Larry Goss. If you purchased the route prior to May 8, Click here to download the update patch. Purchases made on May 8 or later already include the updates.
April 30, 2012
New Tutorial:Asset Blocks, Flex-Blocks
There still seems to be some confusion about these very useful RW3 features. I hope you'll find this tutorial beneficial. Click here or use the menu above for a list of the tutorials available on this web site.
March 28, 2012
Durango & Silverton
Phase 1 of the D&S, a Preservation Series narrow-gauge route, is now available for download. Click here for more information.
November 1, 2011
New Web Page:
Hacks & Quick Fixes
I get a lot of inquiries about how can this or that can be modified. Visit the new Hacks & Quick Fixes page for information about do-it-yourself mods. For experienced users!
October 21, 2011
Big Steam TS2012
Big Steam Patch 7, for all three locomotive products and all of their companion locomotives, is now available! This patch applies to products purchased directly from G-TraX. For further information and for the patch itself click here.
October 12, 2011
A new Beta patch ("Patch 6") with some updated shaders is available for the Berks only. If you downloaded Berkshire Patch 5 from earlier this week, you'll want to uninstall it with Package Manager before installing Patch 6. For further information and for the patch itself click here.
October 10, 2011
Big Steam Betas
Beta patches for all three Preservation Series Big Steam products are now available. These are complete updates, for the default locomotive only, of each Big Steam pack.
This is a Beta release and you are the tester! The final release, to include all default and alternate locomotives in each pack, will be available after Beta testing has been successfully completed.
October 2, 2011
Big Steam Sales
Temporarily on Hold
The three Preservation Series Big Steam products will be available again after upgrade work, necessitated by the release of TS2012, has been completed. The upgrades should be ready in the latter part of October.
September 29, 2011
New Update Patch
and Public Beta
A headlight/cab-light patch with special supplementary Amtrak Genesis locomotives is now available as a public Beta. Also available is a Beta of the "Ridin' the Chief" scenario, featuring this locomotive update. Click here and read the September 29 progress report for more information.
September 23, 2011
and Bug Hotline
Most G-TraX products will be updated to take advantage of the new features in Train Simulator 2012. Click here for more information.
August 30, 2011
Released on Steam
For more information, straight from the developers, Click here.
March 25, 2011
is Now Available
Click here for more information.
March 10, 2011
RailSimulator.com has announced a release date of March 18! Click here to view the announcement. You'll also find a link there to the screen shots RS.com have been posting on Facebook.
February 15, 2011
Still a ways to go before it's released, but Click here for more information about the route.
December 15, 2010
What's Rick been
It's been a while, hasn't it! Not much to show for it yet, but I've been pretty busy. More
August 29, 2010
the first year
G-TraX has now been offering downloadable railroad simulator products for a year. To celebrate the occasion, all three Preservation Series steam locomotive packs are on sale! More
May 10, 2010
Er, I mean Double-Stacks by G-TraX. New freeware for RailWorks and MSTS!. More
March 18, 2010
G-TraX Donations Top $11,000
The first payment for G-TraX products sold on Steam came in yesterday. Thanks to all patrons. Your money is helping a good cause. More
January 23, 2010
GS-4s now on Steam
The G-TraX Preservation Series GS-4 pack is now being offered at the RailWorks Steam shop. More
January 5, 2010
A new Lightweight 4-pack consisting of four seven-car sets in four road names is now available. Also, you want scenarios? We got 'em! More
December 14, 2009
The Southern Pacific
GS-4 pack by G-TraX
is now available! More
November 24, 2009
SP 4449 by G-TraX, another offering in the Preservation Series, is nearing completion and will be released in mid- December. More
October 3, 2009
US Steam now on Steam
Both of the locomotives that are currently part of the G-TraX Preservation Series are now being offered at the RailWorks Steam shop. More
September 7, 2009
Thanks to your generosity, the first checks have gone out to the heritage organizations that maintain and operate the prototype locomotives represented by our US Steam packs. More
September 3, 2009
Steam Locomotive patch Availble
The patch includes the new whistle and cylinder cock steam effects. Also, chuff and whistle volumes have been increased, and the H-key (headlight) is more responsive. More
August 28, 2009
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Some customers have reported receiving the above error message from PayPal. This is a widespread problem affecting many merchants who use PayPal. More
August 26, 2009
Berks and Northerns
The Nickel Plate Berks and SP&S Northerns are ready! More
August 7, 2009
The soon-to-be-released SP&S 700 and Nickel Plate Berkshire, for RailWorks, will have some company. SP&S 700 will be accompanied by its freight-only sister, number 701. And the Berk roster now includes perhaps the most famous Berkshire, number 765. More
June 15, 2009
RailWorks is here!
It's time to move on. RailWorks, the successor to Rail Simulator, was released on June 12. Like it or not, agree or not, RailWorks is the new gold standard of railroad simulators. Best of all, this is just the beginning. More
January 23, 2009
Farewell to ACES.
Yes, ACES has been disbanded, but G-TraX is still very much around! Time to shift gears, but not to rest. The list of potential add-on products is endless. A lot of high-quality products, including the ones shown at the right, are in the pipeline. It's just a matter of time before they become available for one platform or another—maybe even more than one! Stay tuned here and keep an eye on the railroad simulation news and forums for the latest developments.
January 12, 2009
SP&S 700 by G-TraX
G-TraX announces the first of its highly detailed Preservation Series models: Spokane, Portland and Seattle number 700. More
December 13, 2008
Is it Accurate?
You hear it all the time. Is this route accurate? Is that locomotive accurate? Well at last here's the answer to all those questions: More
October 10, 2008
Launches New Web Site!
G-Trax Simulations, a supplier of high-definition add-ons for railroad simulators, launched its own new web site today... More