Improved Trains [Final]

Read the description before asking anything!
BlueOrange made a double stacker traincar, but it's no longer in the mod.
satrnv: various textures (notably the tankers, the boxcar and the bogies)
Walter: trains and traintracks.xml

This mod will alter how the game spawns trains, making them longer and with more engines. Trams have a chance of spawning with two cars, and sometimes freight trains might spawn in the city. Optional traincar reskins are included.

Recommended mods:
New train sounds - Train sound improving
Railroad Engineer - Train driving!

  • Different train spawning system. The game can spawn up to four engine trains, aswell as single engines. The longest train is about 80 cars long. (The game doesn't allow more than 100 cars on a train.)
  • Train reskins.
    • Freight engine - Union Pacific
    • Boxcar - BNSF
    • Container car 1 - Maersk
    • Container car 2 - Various railroad companies. CSX on the side.
    • Tanker car - Black metal texture

  • The trains now stop at stations like they do in GTAOnline. They also stop at new stations all around LS!

Q: I installed this mod, but now there are NO trains whatsoever in game!
A: Make sure you didn't disable them with any trainers by accident. This has also happened to me, and I have no idea why it's caused. So, sorry about that.

Q: My game always wants to download an update when I install this mod, what do I do?
A: Use OpenIV's mod folder. You can learn more on their website.

Q: I followed the instructions, but I still get normal trains in-game. What do?
A: Use OpenIV's mod folder.

Q: Can you add xy feature with scripts?
A: No. I'm not a scripter.

Final: Welcome to the "going-out-of-business" update. The mod is no longer in development.
Custom models have been taken out as they crash the game.
As a last resort, there are now new bogie textures made by satrnv.



Patch! V5.1: Possibly fixed issues with the tankercar.

V5.0: Double stackers! New textures! New tanker cars!

Changelog has been emptied. Old changelog can be found here.

The mod shouldn't conflict with any trains in missions. Do not use it online, though.

You are not allowed to reupload this mod. For y'all good people who are continously reuploading this to other mod sites and copying the description as a whole, you can be a dear and at least link back to the original.

First Uploaded: June 06, 2015
Last Updated: October 01, 2015
Last Downloaded: 1 hour ago


  • 5d2b17 dina horizon.leveled.square256
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    @More Textures Yes, if you look for his edited stations in trains1.dat, he has them named, so beginning Lumber Mill you can see last number is 2 and so all of those he named. Change them all to 1 and doors will stop flapping, it's not that many. Make backup in case of any mistake.

    November 09, 2015
  • 9ffe32 255976 sbh64 a

    Are there auto racks?

    February 23, 2016
  • Default

    I really like this mod. Good job for your hard work and time for making this mod.

    March 15, 2016
  • D2df85 ~~~logo

    @tall70 Thanks for the Tip re flapping doors :)

    April 13, 2016
  • Ron

    @Walter Nice mod! Just a question, does the it still work on GTA V's current version? Thanks

    May 16, 2016
  • Default

    Am I the only one who still uses the tank cars and intermodal cars he did back then?

    May 22, 2016
  • Ron

    @Quakex64 Does the mod still work even with the mods folder ?

    June 04, 2016
  • 6d4ed7 avatar64200 8

    @The_Gibson21 no, it wont show up when in mods folder

    June 04, 2016
  • Ron

    @Quakex64 Thanks

    June 05, 2016
  • C4855a index

    How to get only long metro ?

    June 22, 2016
  • Default

    How to increase metro car number? for example 8 cars.

    July 09, 2016
  • Default

    Is it me or the locomotive trains are on the LS metro lines?

    July 18, 2016
  • Default

    can't find the traintracks.xml file

    October 15, 2016
  • Default

    How to install:
    1. Open GTA V For windows using OpenIV
    2. Go to update folder, and hit update.rpf
    3. Go to common, data, levels, gta5, and place the files from Single/Multiple engines-Whitout/With flatcars here
    4. Put the files from train speeds an stopping at stations-select the speed that you want and place traintracks.xml here
    5. Enjoy!

    December 22, 2016
  • Bugstars

    I do the exact thing. But the game won't launch it said that my file are corrupted??

    March 25, 2017
  • Dec38d lost mc logo

    @SUPERPINKER I Have Tried That But I Don't Know Where To Put The Single/Multiple Engins In OpenIV

    April 24, 2017
  • Dec38d lost mc logo
    April 24, 2017
  • Bugstars

    @JawlessBump0 WITH open iv you need to create a ''mod'' file

    April 27, 2017
  • Dec38d lost mc logo

    @OliRed18 Ok Thanks

    May 02, 2017
  • Default

    Here you can see trains on two tracks with over 70 different skins. it looks amazing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFSEX5JIKUQ

    May 06, 2017
  • Michael3

    game memory error after 10 mints

    9 days ago
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