For some time now there has been a need from fans of locomotives to experience and play the most realistic train simulator games. On TrainGames4u.com we have collected the best of these genre of games and present to you some real train simulations that you can play for free online.

train simulator gamesWhat makes a good game?
Quick loading, true to life game play and above all fun. That’s what we think makes a good PC sim train game. Games developers have tried to make the backgrounds real, the train route accurate and the controls of the train true to life so now it’s up to you to pick up the passengers, stop at all the correct stations and make the journey on time.

From North America, Japan and Europe the passion in locomotive transportation is worldwide. Fans from all ages can enjoy the history and prestige that these famous rail tracks can bring. If you enjoy the games then please share via the social tool s at the top of each page – it helps to get the word out so everyone can enjoy.

Instructions on how to play are included with each game. Simply click on the links or graphic below to get started. Most the games use the arrow keys with brake, accelerate and gear shifts the most popular actions.

Sotetsu Line Simulator
Being of the best rail simulations games currently available is Sotetsu Line Simulator. The name “Sotetsu” is another name for the Japanese rail company Sagami. This is not one of the biggest lines on the rail network but nether the less the game is fun to play with simple controls but realistic playing experience.

There are several options before you jump into the cabin to begin your journey. You can select whether you want time display, speed display, distance display, handle guide and brake assist set to on or off.

To control the train, simply use the 3 arrow keys on the keyboard to brake, accelerate and put the trains’ gears in neutral. Make sure you stop at the stations on route and watch the speed. Sotetsu Line Simulator is one the better train sim games available to play for free on the internet. We hope you enjoy playing.

Sotetsu Line Simulator
Sotetsu Line Simulator

Toei Shinjuki Line Simulator
The Shinjuku Line is a much bigger transit route than Sotetsu and simulates the ride between the first stop in Chiba and the final stop at Shinjuku station in the west. Once loaded, you are presented with 4 options, start, passenger mode, replay and ranking. If you want a sneak preview of the journey then select passenger mode (you can also get some good pointers on what speed to travel at). There are also different options to select, just like the first game above including speed, time, distance, handling and braking.

Shinjuku Line Simulator
Shinjuku Line Simulator