All infos about all new engine models of the second era and the original engines.
Lynx – Series QJ of China Railways
What looks like a variant of the SZD П36 coloured in black, in reality is a proprietary development from China. The first prototype was built in 1956. The engines had the latest technology on board, such as a mechanical stoker and feed-water preheating. Once another 41 prototypes were completed, serial production began in 1964. The engine proved so successful that until 1988 more than 4,700 units were produced.
Impressive: the engines remained in active service of the state railway until 2005. Private railway companies continue to use them to this day.
More after the click!
The steam engines are at their best in the second era. More pressure in the boiler, more axles, and subtle details like blast pipes or oil burners bring the iron horses’ performance to a whole new level.
We read your engine wishes, worked our way through the railway archives and checked Wikipedia.
Here are our locomotive highlights!
The mobile app was praised after being launched. Apart from a few compatibility issues with some Android devices, the refined client, the convenient mini map and the new schedule mode have been welcomed by our players.
With the Europe scenario, these improvements will now also become available in the browser version of the game. In our first step, we took the mobile client and adopted it one-for-one for the browser. One thing is clear: the status quo is the starting point, not the final client. In order to make the game just as you like it, we have already launched the PTR.
Dear railway fans,
Soon a brand new scenario will await you in Rail Nation:
And if you think we’ve only made a new map, you’re very mistaken. The Europe scenario includes many new features, which will be introduced by Game Designer Bruno.
Enjoy the classic scenario now on the go, too.
Rail Nation celebrates the mobile app release for Android and iOS with a welcome package for all railway fans. Install the app now and log in with an existing account.
- 7-day Plus Account
- 200 Gold
- 3 free lottery tickets!
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A text about a hot potato, the reasons and above all what we’re doing about it.
Rail Nation goes Mobile! Why? Game Director Petr explains it to you:
Our Rail Nation iOS app is finished! “Finished?” you ask? Well, it’s not quite finished completely. That’s why we’re only initially offering the app in Austria and the Netherlands.
Learn when and where you will be able to install the app, what OS will be served first and what to expect from the app after the click!
With the update of August 26th, you will discover a change in your train station. The station buildings Restaurant, Shopping centre and the Hotel have been given a new feature which allows you to increase the buildings’ production by 10% and, with some luck, even rewards you with a surprise prize.
On the German server “Kompressor”, the first players have already been using this feature. After making sure everything is working and making the final touches we will brought it to all game worlds today.
By the way: this version also includes some proper improvements of the schedules. Setting up and copying schedules is now easier and more reliable. With this, we implement one of the most prominent wishes from within the community.
Our 3D graphic artists have placed another exclusive masterpiece in the engine house: the Eagle (Adler), the first German locomotive.
Thanks to detailed technical drawings and perfect models we have been able to design the engine as close to reality as never before. Every single lever is replicated, all rivets included and all original materials depicted correctly following some research. Be it the wooden hinges of the boiler or the copper steam dome: real nerds can now spend their evenings adoring the details of the new series.
Diesel engines at their best in the fourth era – faster, more powerful and more reliable. And thanks to our 3D graphic artists even more realistic.
The curtain rises for our revised engines of the fourth era!
Find out the details of these engines with just one click!