Publishers MicroProse
Developers MPS Labs
Release date 1990
Genre Business simulation game
Game rating
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Game Description

Sid Meier’s Railroad Tycoon is a business simulation designed by Sid Meier. The DOS version of the game was released as freeware for download in 2006. The game is the first in the Railroad Tycoon series.

Download Sid Meier’s Railroad Tycoon

We might have the game available for more than one platform. Sid Meier’s Railroad Tycoon is currently available on these platforms:

Windows (1990) (825 KB)

How to play on Windows

  1. Download the DOS emulator, DOSBox, and put a shortcut for DOSBox onto your desktop.
  2. Download the “” file from the link above.
  3. Open the downloaded .zip file and extract the “Sid_Meiers_Railroad_Tycoon_DOS_En” folder to your desktop. You will need to use a software such as WinRAR to do this.
  4. Open the extracted “Sid_Meiers_Railroad_Tycoon_DOS” folder and then open the “Game Files” folder.
  5. Drag the file called “GAME.EXE” on top of the DOSBox icon and the game should now launch in DOSBox.
  6. Enjoy the game!

Additional files, patches and fixes

Sid Meier’s Railroad Tycoon Manual (English)

Sid Meier’s Railroad Tycoon Protection Codes (English)

Sid Meier’s Railroad Tycoon Read Me (DOS)

Sid Meier’s Railroad Tycoon Screenshots