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 from Microsoft.

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 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 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/ 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

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.
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)

Click here to download the latest Beta version of FYM

See changes in Version Histories

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 - file defining network of yards, the Railroads operating at each and the car types each yard handles.

Click here to download - file containing the usernames, real name and email address of all registered players.

Click here to download - 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\

Burlington Northern Santa FeCanadian National
Canadian PacificCSX
Kansas City SouthernNorfolk Southern
Union PacificRegionals and Shortlines

Network Schematic .....

Network Schematic Map ..... To view within FYM, Right click on image and save in [ROOT]\server1\connections\

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