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September 8th, 2018

NEW Waycross Route Update (9.07.2018) is now available!

The update features new scenery that has been added to the route in many places and several issues have been fixed that were pointed out by users.

To get the new update please visit HyRail Simulations website.

August 10th, 2018

The 6th Run8 V2 Update (7.29.2018) is now available!

The 6th update addresses a few more issues we missed, and fixes the AI speeds we broke in the last update. Thank you for your feedback we really do appreciate it. Click Here to get it now and make sure to check out the new ChangeLog!

July 20th, 2018

The 5th Run8 V2 Update (7.17.2018) is now available!

The 5th update addresses a few more issues that some of you have asked us to add or fix. Thank you for your feedback we really do appreciate it.

The Run8 SD70ACE Heritage Pack 1 is now available!

The Run8 SD70ACE Heritage Pack 1 is now available!

The pack includes six different liveries; Southern Pacific Heritage, Rio Grande Heritage, Western Pacific Heritage, Katy Heritage, New Jersy Central Heritage, Kansas City Southern Belle, and many other cool features that only Run8 can deliver. Click Here to get them now!

The Run8 Plastic Pellet Cars are now available!

The Run8 Plastic Pellet Cars are now available!

The pack includes six different liveries; AMCX, ACFX ElRexene Plastics, ACFX American Hoechst Plastics Division, BPRX, ETCX, KCIX ARCO/Polymers Inc. Click Here to get them now!

The Run8 Open Hopper Pack 2 is now available!

The Run8 Open Hopper Pack 2 is now available!

The pack includes three Bethgon Tub Cars in BNSF, UP (CMO), and SEMX Seminole Electric Cooperative liveries. The pack also includes three Wood Chip Cars in CSXT Family Lines, GPSX Georgia Pacific, IFRX Infinity Rail LLC Leasing Company. Click Here to get them now!

March 29th, 2018

Run8 BNSF San Bernardino Sub is now available!

CLICK HERE TO BUY THE BNSF SAN BERNARDINO SUB

CLICK HERE TO BUY THE BNSF SAN BERNARDINO SUB

Included Route Features (and there are many)

Most of the LA basin including;

• Over 320 Industries

• BNSF San Bernardino Sub

• BNSF Hobart Yard

• BNSF\ Amtrak LA Yard

• BNSF Local Yards - Porphyry (Corona), La Mirada, LAJ A, B, and C Yards

• LA Union Station

• Mission Tower

 

• Over 30 BNSF and UP Local Operations

• Several Amtrak Operations - Southwest Chief, Sunset Limited, Coast Starlight

• UP Alhambra Sub

• UP East LA Yard\TOFC

• UP City of Industry Yard\TOFC

• UP LATC Yard\TOFC

• UP Local Yards - Weeds, 4th Street, J Yard, Los Nietos

• Fullerton Station

• Redondo Flyover

 

CLICK HERE TO BUY THE BNSF SAN BERNARDINO SUB

March 5th, 2018

Run 8 V2 - 3.5.2018 Update 4 is now available! Click here to learn more.

 

CSX Selkirk-Mohawk Routes 3.5.2018 V2 Update is now available! Click here to learn more.

December 4th, 2017

CLICK HERE FOR NORFOLK SOUTHERN AND UNION PACIFIC EMD SD70ACE'S READY FOR SOME FUN RUN 8 STYLE - THEYRE FREE! ENJOY!
NORFOLK SOUTHERN AND UNION PACIFIC EMD SD70ACE'S READY FOR SOME FUN RUN 8 STYLE - THEY'RE FREE! ENJOY! 14.8 MB DOWNLOAD!

October 3rd, 2017

Run8 SD45-2 Packs are  now available CLICK HERE
A HOT WB SANTA FE TOFC MAKING IT'S WAY DOWN CAJON PASS - RUN8 SD45-2 PACKS ARE NOW AVAILABLE!

The Run8 SD45-2 Pack 1 and Pack 2 are now available!

Pack 1 includes eight different liveries; ATSF, ATSF Bicentenial, Arizona California RR, BNSF, CSX, Conrail, CSX (Hockey), Seaboard System, and many other cool features that only Run8 can deliver.

Click Here to get them now!

Pack 2 includes eight different liveries; ATSF Kodachrome, ATSF Bookend/Pinstripe, Trona Railway, BNSF Patched, NS, CSX Gray-Blue, Conrail Quality, Seaboard Coast Line, and many other cool features that only Run8 can deliver.

Click Here to get them now!

Also another BNSF Cajon Sub Upgrade is now available! Click here to learn more.

August 15th, 2017

Run8 CSX Waycross is now available CLICK HERE
CSX A723 IS MAKING IT'S WAY OUT OF RICE YARD TOWARDS MANCHESTER ON THE FITZGERALD SUB! THE HYRAIL-RUN8 CSX WAYCROSS ROUTE IS NOW AVAILABLE!

The Run8 CSX Waycross route is now available! This route covers approximately 80 miles in the southeast part of Georgia, the CSX Waycross expansion begins in two places at the current ALine limits. First at Race Pond, GA on the Jesup sub the line travels to Waycross, and to Rice Yard with its receiving yard feeding the 64 track operational Hump Classification bowl! Second at Winokur, GA and continues up to the famous little town of Ludowici, GA. The route also includes the Rayonier Plant which is the worlds largest wood pulp processing facility at Doctortown just north of Jesup and many other cool features that only Run8 can deliver!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please visit HyRail Simulations website to get an important ALine update that will merge the ALine route, if you own it, with the Waycross route after you install it.

Click Here to get it now!

July 11th, 2017

Run8 BNSF Seligman Sub West is now available CLICK HERE
AMTRAK'S SOUTHWEST CHIEF #3 CROSSING THE COLORADO RIVER INTO CALIFORNIA! THE RUN8 BNSF SELIGMAN SUB WEST ROUTE IS NOW AVAILABLE!

The Run8 BNSF Seligman Sub West route is now available! The route is roughly 150 miles long and extends the Run8 network from Needles, CA to Seligman, AZ. The route features a double mainline with seperated grades at various places and there are several large industries that are served by locals along the route including the massive Kingman Industrial Park east of Kingman. Amtrak's popular Southwest Chief's #3 and #4 will run at 90MPH in many places and they also change crews at Kingman, AZ. Yes, this may be another desert route but it is an extremely scenic one that runs along the historic highway US Route 66 which spans from the breathtaking Colorado River crossing to the beautiful Crozier Canyon and the scenic Pinon Forests beyond. Oh and one more important thing, the many, many cool features that only Run8 can deliver!

Click Here to get it now!

June 20th, 2017

Run8 Wellcar Pack 2 is now available CLICK HERE
THE RUN8 WELLCAR PACK 2 IS NOW AVAILABLE!

The Run8 Wellcar Pack 2 has been released! The pack includes 12 smooth sided wellcars. DTTX and FEC with Hub Group Inc., UMAX, CSX, FedEx and EMP single and double stack container versions with many cool features that only Run8 can deliver.

Click Here to get them now!

June 6th, 2017

Run8 SD40T-2 Tunnel Motor pack is now available
THE FIRST SD40T-2 TUNNEL MOTOR PACK IS NOW AVAILABLE!

The Run8 SD40T-2 Pack 1 has been released! The SD40T-2 Tunnel Motor Pack 1 includes the following liveries; Southern Pacific, Southern Pacific patched UP, Rio Grande (DRGW), Rio Grande patched UP, and Union Pacific.

Click Here to get them now!

The second update for V2 is now available! To learn more and get the update please visit our Update Page.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The V2ChangeLog can now be found in the HELP UserGuide. After you install the update just open the program and click on the HELP at the top right corner of the opening menu and you will see it in there. It's called V2ChangeLog.pdf.

March 15th, 2017

CSX Selkirk Update Now Available
THE CSX SELKIRK - MOHAWK UPDATE IS NOW AVAILABLE!

After much much work and testing we are finally pleased to offer an update to the CSX Selkirk and Mohawk routes that addresses many issues that have been reported by the community which we are very grateful for everyone's help and support. Here are some of the improvements made; The east end of Selkirk yard has been completely relaid as well as the classification bowl. Humping multiple cars at a time is now possible and new DS screens have been added that are much easier to follow. Many signals and block detectors have been fixed and we included a new world session called Selkirk Heavy Haul! ;)

To get the new update please visit our Update Page.

February 20th, 2017

Run8 V2 Update Includes A Cool Shadow System
THE FIRST V2 UPDATE IS HERE AND IT INCLUDES A VERY COOL SHADOW SYSTEM!

IMPORTANT NOTE: The V2ChangeLog can now be found in the HELP UserGuide. After you install the update just open the program and click on the HELP at the top right corner of the opening menu and you will see it in there. It's called V2ChangeLog.pdf.

The first update for V2 is now available and addresses some important issues that were found after the release and also includes some really cool new features. To learn more and get the update please visit our Update Page.

In other news: Highball Run 8 Multiplayer would like to announce that after many months of hard work and dedication they have launched their 24/7 server network hosting all three regions currently offered by Run 8 Studios! Included on these servers are prototypical AI train and Industry configurations providing hours of fun for everyone from the new to sim user to the high seniority hogger. Check them out at www.HighBallRun8.com!

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