- All new cutting edge 3D graphics engine with massive scalability (from eye in the sky views down to close-up train detail).
- 25 scenarios featuring locations and challenges from around the world.
- Extensive track building features including bridges, tunnels, and overpasses.
- Over 40 featured locomotives from the infants of steam power to modern day electric bullet trains.
- 35+ cargo types produced from over 150 different buildings operating in a dynamic economy.
- Improved stock market with margin buying, short selling, takeovers, and mergers.
- Multiplayer support with integrated chat and matchmaking services.
- Authentic music soundtrack features blues, bluegrass, and Americana tunes.