News messages


The news messages

The news messages informs you about important events in the game.

News messages are displayed at the status bar in the Game interface. You can change which messages to display and how to display them by changing the Message settings.

Message types

All message types are listed below. (If there is wrong information, you can edit it to get it correct, or you can add more information)

Arrival of first vehicle at player's station

E.g. "First train arrives at..." for player's stations

Arrival of first vehicle at competitors's station

E.g. "First train arrives at..." for competitors's stations


Information about accidents (e.g. aircraft crashes, train collision, etc) and disasters (e.g. UFO landings)

Company information

New companies being founded, companies being taken over or declared bankrupt.

Economy changes

Information about production increase/decrease for industries.

Advice/information on player's vehicles

Information about player's vehicles (e.g. "Train 1 has too few orders in the schedule").

New vehicles

Notifications about new vehicles being available.

Changes to cargo acceptance

Sometimes conditions around a station change, causing it to accept new cargo or to stop accepting cargo. This is most likely to happen with Passenger, Mail and Goods stations, due to towns being reconstructed.


Whenever a new subsidy is available or an existing subsidy is withdrawn you'll be notified.