To download and install TrainPlayer /
TrackLayer 4.2 on your computer, click here:
5 Jan 2012 31.6 MB setup422.exe
Been running an earlier version?
If you have been running
you do not need to uninstall. The new installer will
update your existing files without adding new folders.
Start menu items and desktop icons will continue to say "TrainPlayer
If you have 3.3 or earlier:
you do not need to uninstall. The 4.2 install is separate
from the older one, and you can run the two versions side by
side. However, we recommend that you uninstall the earlier
version before running the new one -- it will keep your setup
Run and wait for the download to complete.
there are hoops to jump
through, as follows:
1. Look for this panel at the bottom of your screen:
2. Click Run. The download
happens, then you might see this:
Setup4.exe is not going to harm your computer,
commonly downloaded or not.
Click Actions to get the SmartScreen Filter
dialog (shown at right), then click Run anyway.
If you don't see Run anyway, click More Options.
After the install, you might see the Program Compatibility
Assistant (at left). Do not be alarmed. Click
The next screen is the TrainPlayer Installer. Click
If you run into any problems, consult the sources below.
Yes. The 30-day clock is reset for 4.2 if you ran
an earlier demo. If this doesn't work, write for an extension.
Yes. Version 4.2 is installed on top of 4.0 or 4.1, and
Yes, it is recommended, unless you are running 4.0. See
notes at top of page.
Probably not. If you have an existing 4.x license, then
there is no cost for 4.2. If you download and install from
the above button, and you have not purchased a license, then you
will get a free 30-day demo. If you have 3.3, then you can
download and run 4.2 free, but you will not get Ops, which costs
In any case, start the program and look under Help > Purchase Upgrade to see
your upgrade options and prices.
No. If you purchased after Aug 1, 2011, you are
entitled to a free upgrade. Send e-mail and ask for your
Yes. The way to do this is to choose DVD in the
Shipping box on the checkout page when you place your order.
If you already ordered and would like to amend the order to
include a DVD, send us e-mail.
Jan 14-15, 2012
-- see us at the
Great Train Expo at the Cal Expo in Sacramento,
Jan 4, 2012: Release of Version
4.2.2, still more fixes and improvements!
Dec 13 2011: Release of Version
4.2.1, fixes and improvements!
Dec 3 2011: Release of Version
4.2, vastly improved graphics!
Version 4.2 Feature Page
Try all features free for 30 days.
Windows 2000,XP,Vista,Win7. Send e-mail to request
Grab a credit card, pick from our simple product line
Free upgrade; Ops is extra
visit TrainPlayer on
TrainPlayer / OPERATOR
TrackLayer / BUILDER
101 Track Plans
Layouts & Cars
"This is probably the best model
railroad program out for computers. I can think of
nothing that surpasses it for simplicity and elegance."
"TrainPlayer has put an incredible amount
of time and effort into Ops and it's paying off ... I'm
having a ball working through the switchlists."
Mark Johnson, Mar 2011
"Not only is the TP program pure genius, but the
group enjoying it is beyond great -helpful, humorous,
and always hungry for more. You can't beat it anywhere!"
Hans Olson, Mar 2011
One of Englandís busiest
seaports, another great layout from Bruno Pigozzo, fully