Files for a new Installation of FYM .....
Use this section for a new installation of FYM:
Please note DirectX 10 or 11 supplied with Windows 7 & 8 is not backwards compatible with DirectX 9.0c, hence Windows 7 & 8 users must download and install this runtime FREE
Click here for the DirectX 9.0c runtime
Download the DirectX add-ons. Required for all installations. Unzip in any folder and run the application dxsetup.exe
Click here for the DirectX add-ons
Download FYM's installation zip - V5.031. Extract in any folder and run FYMInstall.exe. You will be prompted for a folder into which FYM will be installed - known as FYM's 'ROOT' folder. It is recommended that you do not choose any of the following
The folder into which you extracted the files.
A folder in the 'Program Files' folder structure.
Click here to download FYMDist.zip for a new install
File for an upgrade of FYM .....
Use this section if you are currently playing FYM with either the latest Release version or the latest Beta.
Download and unzip - copy files to FYM's 'ROOT' folder and overwrite any files of the same name already there.
Click here to download FYMExe.zip for an upgrade to an existing install
FYM installation help documents .....
How to install FYM (new install). If you are moving to a new PC and you are already a Registered Player, then copy the file
[ROOT]/server1/FYMOptions.zip from your original installation to the same location on your new installation. Do not try and unzip.
Click here to download Help for a new installation of FYM.
How to upgrade from the previous version
Click here to download Help on upgrading FYM from the previous version
How to customise FYM startup using Command Line Arguments.
Click here to download FYM's Command Line Arguments Manual
optional downloads .....
FYMMap - V5.02 - use to create maps for FYM. Extract file to FYM's [ROOT] folder. FYM must already be installed.
Click here to download FYMMap.zip
FYM Industry Reference Guide
Click here to download FYM's Industry Reference Guide
The Beta provides an opportunity to try and comment on the latest developments in FYM before they are officially released. Extract *all files* to FYM's ROOT folder.
Click here to download the latest Beta version of FYM
See changes in Version Histories
WARNING: Beta versions are likely to contain bugs, and may result in loss of train and yard data. It is suggested that only experienced users who are familiar with FYM's file backup features use Beta versions.
Current version: 5.04 Beta 4 (23 June 2018)
Startup files for FYM .....
Place file in [ROOT]\server1\ - do not unzip these files. These files are normally downloaded on FYM startup. You should only download here if you experience problems starting FYM.
Click here to download FYMYards.zip - file defining network of yards, the Railroads operating at each and the car types each yard handles.
Click here to download FYMYMNames.zip - file containing the usernames, real name and email address of all registered players.
Click here to download FYMYMRR.zip - file defining Yard Masters at all yards and Railroads the simulation uses.
TSAR files .....
Train Symbols and Route files for all trains which run on FYM Network - place in [ROOT]\server1\TSARs\
Network Schematic .....
Network Schematic Map ..... To view within FYM, Right click on image and save in [ROOT]\server1\connections\