Your New Favorite Games About Trains

Your New Favorite Games About Trains

Your New Favorite Games About Trains

When you think “games about trains”, what comes to your mind first? Is it Ticket to Ride? While I love TTR–mostly the New York version–there are quite a few other train games that need a nod.

All aboard!

Stop 1: Games for the youngest among us

Stop 2: Games about trains for ages 6+

Stop 3: Train games for 10+

*As always, don’t allow age range to stop you from playing a game you really like.

Your New Favorite Games About Trains

Games About Trains

Rail Wreck
Rail Wreck was created to be your child’s first light strategy game. Wreck your way around this game to win!
Age: 4-8
Players: 2-4
Time: 10-15′
Skills: Strategy, colors, counting, matching, math
Publisher: Imagination Play

Rivers, Roads, & Rails
Connect your transportation system, plan carefully! Three different odes of play.
Age: 5+
Players: 1-8
Time: 30′
Skills: Matching, light strategy, motor function
Publisher: Ravensburger

Brain Train Game (say that 5 times fast)
Your kid’s first 1 player logic game will soon become their favorite train game! 4 levels of play.
Age: 3+
Players: 1
Time: varies
Skills: Logic, matching, colors, shapes

Birds of Prey - a printable math game, bird game - Gameschooling @
Birds of Prey, and Ornithology Game

Game of Trains
Age: 8+
Players: 2-4
Time: 20′
Skills: Hand management, number sorting, strategy
Publisher: Brain Games

Mexican Train Dominoes
This is Dominoes, but the addition of trains means you’re going to have to strategize extra well.
Ages: 6+
Players: 1-8
Time: varies
Skills: Tile placement, matching, strategy, motor function
Publisher: Pressman



Manage Japan’s railways to ensure your passengers have a pleasant journey.
Ages: 12+
Players: 2-4
Time: 45′
Skills: Card drafting, math skills 
Publisher: Alderac

EL: The Chicago Transit Adventure
Enjoy the sites, sounds, and souvenirs of Chicago, starting with the famous L.
Age: 13+
Players: 2-8
Time: 30′
Skills: Strategy, Chicago transit routes, fine motor control, resource management
Publisher: Transit Tees

Colt Express
“On the 11th of July, 1899 the Union Pacific leaves Folsom, NMwith 47 passengers. You’re going to rob that train.” The train you assemble moves as you play.
Age: 10+
Players: 2-6
Time: 40′
Skills: Strategy, motor control, planning
Publisher: Ludonaute

Railroad Ink
New lands have opened and it’s your job to run trains in it. Primarily a dice game, Railroad Ink is known for it’s creative play and artwork.
Age: 8+
Players: 1-6*
Time: 30-45′
Skills: Motor control, city planning, 
Publisher: Horrible Games
Railroad Ink can accommodate up to 12 players when you add another copy (you can mix and match game editions )

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