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TSW3 Guides and tools download

TSW3 Starters Guide

Version 3.0, created April 26th 2023

The TSW3 Starters Guide helps you to get started with TSW3. It covers what the game is about, what to purchase and where and how to start playing it

TSW3 Advanced Users Guide

Version 3.0, created April 26th 2023

The TSW3 Advanced Users Guide covers a lot of detail about TSW3. It will answer most of the general questions you have about TSW. This includes topics like what you can do with the HUD, how to brake a train, how to get started with modding and so on.

TSW2 Guides download

TSW2 Starters Guide

Version 2.2 Update April 6th 2022

The TSW2 Starters Guide helps you to get started with TSW2. It covers all you need to know about this game, with lots of links to additional information, tips and tricks.

The TSW2 Starters Guide is translated into Spanish as well: Spanish version

Steam loco drivers guide

Update June 29th 2022

Guide on how to drive steam locomotives in TSW2

Route Guide South Eastern Highspeed

Updates January 27th 2022

Route Guide Sandpatch grade (TSW2 version)

Update January 6th 2022

Route Guide for the Sandpatch Grade route. Covers how to setup Multiple Working, using the turntable and much more ...

Route Guide Ruhr-Sieg Nord

Updated November 15th 2020

This Guide includes information on the BR363

Scenarioplanner Guide

Updated October 12th 2020

A Guide covering the Scenarioplanner tool in TSW2.

Combining Locos and Routes

Updated January 6th 2022

An excel overview of the layers for combinations of routes and locos. It shows which locos can be used for which purpose at which route.

Route Guide Great Western Express

Created March 2021

Covers GWE route, including the Great Western Diesel Legends DLC.

Route Guide Arosa Linie

Updated January 6th 2022

Guide to the Swiss Arosa Linie from Chur to Arosa

ToolkitForTSW download

ToolkitForTSW v1.2

Last updated April 6th 2022

ToolkitForTSW is a set of tools for anyone using TSW2 (Not for TSW2020!). ToolkitForTSW is donationware. If you use it seriously, I expect you to help me cover the costs for development tools. For individual non-professional use: Euro 5, or more. I will be happy with a one time donation For professional use Euro 25,- per user per year.

ToolkitForTSW has a lot of functions, you can manage your screenshots, mods and user created scenarios. Make backups of your precious progress files, manage all supported and unsupported game settings and much more ....

New in version 1.2: new tool to magane game saves, backup supports Creators Club now, settings management improved. Bug fixes.

Scenario planner planning sheets

In this section you find planning spreadsheets that may help you to create scenarios. See the Scenarioplanner Guide for information on how to use this. You can download this template to get started.

Bakerloo Line


Great Western Express

Hauptstrecke Rhein-Ruhr

Southeastern Highspeed

Isle of Wight

Sandpatch Grade

Tees Valley Line

TSW2020 Guides download

TSW Starters Guide (TSW2020)

March 5th 2020

This version of the Starters Guide is for TSW2020 only! See at the top of this page for the TSW2 version.

Route Guide Sandpatch Grade (TSW2020)

March 5th 2020

This version is for TSW2020 only! The route is changed significantly for TSW2 and this guide is NOT suitable. See near the top of thts page for the TSW2 version.

Route Guide Rapid Transit

March 5th 2020

The Rapid Transit Route is updated significantly for TSW2. A new version of the RT Route Guide is in planning stage.

Route Guide West Somerset Railway

March 31st, 2020

The WSR Route will be updated significantly with Rush Hour. An updated Route Guide is in planning.

Route Guide Tees Valley Line

June 8th, 2020

Includes class 31 and class 20

TSWTools download

TSWTools is a set of tools for anyone using TSW2020


Update April 14th 2020

TSWTools is a set of tools for anyone using TSW2020. There will not be any further updates. For TSW2, please use ToolkitForTSW, which you can find a bit upward at this page.