The Best Train Games
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This is a list of the best train-themed games, ordered by ranking. Please feel free to add to this list with any train games that have been missed and that you feel should be on a list of the best train games. Please also add new games as they are released. This list should be restricted to games where trains are the main theme of the game (e.g. I don't believe that Mystery Express belongs on this list).

Also, please add comments to or thumb your favorites to help newcomers to the realm of train games decide which of these they would like to try.

Note: this list is not an exhaustive list of all train-themed games, but rather includes the games that could be considered to be the best and/or most well known. For an exhaustive list, please visit the Board Game Geek system list of train games.
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51. Board Game: Rail Baron [Average Rating:6.54 Overall Rank:1498]
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52. Board Game: British Rails [Average Rating:6.88 Overall Rank:1529]
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53. Board Game: Cable Car [Average Rating:6.68 Overall Rank:1563]
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54. Board Game: India Rails [Average Rating:7.01 Overall Rank:1586]
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55. Board Game: Ticket to Ride: The Card Game [Average Rating:6.21 Overall Rank:1580]
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56. Board Game: 1844: Switzerland [Average Rating:8.50 Overall Rank:1723]
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57. Board Game: Nippon Rails [Average Rating:6.85 Overall Rank:1743]
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58. Board Game: 1880: China [Average Rating:8.34 Overall Rank:1783]
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I've logged only a couple of plays, but so far I am really enjoying this one. It has a unique stock-round timing mechanism and an interesting map.
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59. Board Game: Lunar Rails [Average Rating:6.84 Overall Rank:1781]
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60. Board Game: Australian Rails [Average Rating:6.90 Overall Rank:1816]
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61. Board Game: 2038: Tycoons of the Asteroid Belt [Average Rating:7.01 Overall Rank:1877]
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"But it's not really an 18XX train game - boo hoo"...

Yeah, yeah...save it buster: I say it IS.

And it's one of the most replayable (due to the random tile placement) and complex.

Our group is playing it and loving it.
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62. Board Game: 1817 [Average Rating:8.75 Overall Rank:1867]
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63. Board Game: Russian Rails [Average Rating:6.93 Overall Rank:1887]
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64. Board Game: 1853 [Average Rating:6.96 Overall Rank:1882]
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65. Board Game: Martian Rails [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:1938]
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66. Board Game: Locomotive Werks [Average Rating:6.82 Overall Rank:1990]
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67. Board Game: 1841 [Average Rating:7.86 Overall Rank:2019]
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68. Board Game: Vom Kap bis Kairo [Average Rating:6.32 Overall Rank:2033]
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69. Board Game: Mogul [Average Rating:6.51 Overall Rank:2153]
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70. Board Game: Tokyo Train [Average Rating:6.49 Overall Rank:2157]
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71. Board Game: 1825 Unit 2 [Average Rating:7.55 Overall Rank:2201] [Average Rating:7.55 Unranked]
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72. Board Game: 1848: Australia [Average Rating:7.86 Overall Rank:2204]
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73. Board Game: Railway Rivals [Average Rating:6.75 Overall Rank:2240]
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74. Board Game: Dampfross [Average Rating:6.36 Overall Rank:2256]
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Oh my god, i can't believe this has not been mentioned. One of THE if not the best Train games....a little abstract but not much more than TTR.
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75. Board Game: China Rails [Average Rating:7.13 Overall Rank:2250]
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