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Getting Started with TRS19

Downloading TRS19

After ordering from, your TRS19 digital download will be available to download from your MyTrainz account using either the online installer or offline installer.

Steam and Mac Appstore users will install through the normal store mechanisms.

For information and help on downloading the full version of TRS19 click here: Help:Downloading

Installing TRS19

The initial installation includes:

- Kickstarter County route
- Small Content Demo route and;
- Tutorial sessions (found under "Learn to Drive").

The additional routes included with TRS19 need to be downloaded in-game. The routes to downloaded are:

- Sebino Lake              (ID: simc:sc407)
- Niddertalbahn            (ID: simc:sc485)
- Cornish Mainline         (ID: simc:sc484)
- Canadian Rocky Mountains (ID: simc:sc486)
- ECML Dundee              (ID: simc:sc490)

For a full list of DLC IDs click HERE then click the "+ Click to show/hide full list by Resource ID" text

These are made available as free Downloadable Content (DLC) that appears in the "Asset Download" window when you start Trainz.

 If the in-game Asset Download window does not appear, close the main game window, from the Trainz launcher click "File" -> "Download Purchased Items", then click "Start Trainz".
 For information and help on installing TRS19 click HERE

Installing TANE Content and DLC into TRS19

All the TANE built-in, Deluxe and Platinum content, as well as your TMR2017 routes and TANE DLC items can all be downloaded in-game.

Just log in to TRS19, and download the assets that appear in the Asset Download window. For more help, please check In-game Downloading.

 You cannot install Built-in or DLC content (e.g. From TS12, TANE etc) using Content Manager or manually copying files.
 You must download the new packages for TRS19 using the in-game Asset Download window.

Installing Locally Modified Content into TRS19

All your files downloaded from the Trainz DLS, from 3rd party sites or created by you in Trainz can be imported into TRS19. For guidance with this process, please check Importing Content.

 You must not set TRS19 to use the LocalData folder for Trainz: A New Era or any other version of Trainz.
 Doing so can cause Trainz to become unstable, or cease to function correctly, and may damage any content in the LocalData folder.

Updating From TRS19 Early Access

If you have the TRS19 Early Access edition, then you will be able to update Trainz using the Patch Installer in Trainz.

This should automatically appear when you start Trainz. If it does not, then follow these steps:

  1. Double Click on the TRS19 icon on your desktop
  2. Click on Trainz Settings on the launcher screen
  3. Click on the Install tab
  4. Click on 'Check for Trainz Updates'
  5. Follow the prompts to install the update

Note, depending on the version you currently have installed, you may need to install several updates.

Configuring your Installation

TRS19 has a wide range of graphical options, so for the best possible experience, it is important to tune your settings to match you hardware.

Please check this configuration page for more help

Frame Rate Cap

Please note that the default setting is to cap the frame rate to 30fps. You can adjust this to cap at 60fps by going to the Trainz Launcher -> Trainz Settings -> Vsync = Full. you can also adjust the Vsync cap to "none" if you are capping out at 60fps with the Vsync = full option.

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