Official Title  A Ressha de Ikou Z: Mezase! Tairiku Oudan [Artdink Best Choice]
Common Title  A Ressha de Gyoukou Z: Mezase! Tairiku Oudan [Artdink Best Choice]
Serial Number(s)  SLPS-02812
Region  NTSC-J
Genre / Style  Strategy  / Constructing

Developer  Artdink.
Publisher  Artdink.
Date Released  1 June 2000
Disc Number &
Printed Serial Number

Serial Number In Disc SLPS-02812
Media Disc ID N / A
Number Of Tracks 7
( 1 Data Track &
6 Audio Tracks )
Approx. Image Size
( Image Format Used )
( .bin / .cue )
Approx.Size On Disc MB
Approx. Archive Size
( Archive Type Used )
( 1 RAR File with
2% Recovery )
Barcode Number(s)
( UPC / EAN )

From the back cover.
  •  4988640100549  - 


Menus and gameplay are in Japanese.

A-Train is a series of train simulation video games, originally developed and published by Japanese game developer Artdink in Japan. The first game in the series was published in 1985.[1] The first release in the United States was Take the A-Train II, published in 1988 by the Seika Corporation under the title Railroad Empire. However, the most well known U.S. release is Take the A-Train III, published in 1992 by Maxis as simply A-Train.

Released in December 1993 for the NEC PC-9801, FM Towns Marty, Windows 3.1 and Windows 95. It was later re-released on March 17, 2000 for Windows 95 and 98 under the title A-Train 4 15th ANNIVERSARY, and again on March 26, 2004 under the name A-Train 4 XP, this time including support for Windows 2000 and XP.

A Ressha de Ikou Z - Mezase! tairiku oudan (ak A-Train Z) was released in May 1999 for the Playstation 1 console and it was re-released on the PSP in June 2006.

The version Z features 3D view of the city and trains, different trains, rails and cities. The goal is to make the biggest train empire and the game ends when the player run out of money.

  Manufacturer's description:

Simulation popular "A-Train, " a new history begins with PS Series! ? no pocket full of dramatic series ever! New or like to play on a 3D globe view "Disutoshonbyu" adopted! Run a railway company in the footsteps of his father who died bequest to the ambition, trying to complete the transcontinental railroad?

  • First person perspective.
  • 2D & 3D graphics
  • Cartoon graphics
  • Trains theme.
Number Of Players  1 Player
Number Of Memory Card Blocks  7 Blocks
Compatible Controllers Tested
( Official Gamepads Only )
 Standard Controller ( Analog Controller compatible )
Compatible Light Guns
( Official Light Guns Only )
Other Compatible Controllers
( Official Controllers Only )
Special Controllers Included Or
Supported ( Official Only )
Vibration Function Compatible  No
Multi-Tap Function Compatible  No
Link Cable Function Compatibile  No
Emulator  ePSXe v1.7.0
Video Plugin  Pete's OpenGL Driver v2.9 ( internal X & Internal Y= Very High, Stretching mode: Stretch to full window size, render Mode: 2 (Use framebuffer object) text filt = 2 FPS limit= 63, Compatibility=1,3,2; Shader effects= 1 (Fullscreen smoothin))
Audio Plugin  ePSXe SPU Core v.1.7.0
CD-ROM Plugin  ePSXe Cdrom plugin
Game Pad Plugin  N / A
Vibration Compatible  The game doesn't have it.
Console Bios Used  SCPH7502

  NOTE:   This is not the only possible combination of plugins. There are others that will work (better or worse) for your particular hardware. We provide you with one working set-up so that you may get the game up and running, hassle-free. Testing other emulators/plugins is up to you.

  Move pointer -  D-Pad or Left Analog Stick
  Select action -  Circle Button
  Menu -  X Button
  Change between 2D or 3D view -  Square Button
  Change camera in 3D view -  Right analog stick
  Pause game -  Start Button



 - Jewel Case Covers
Dim. - 512 x 512 pix.
Res. - 72 dpi
File Size - 145 KB
Dim. - 654 x 512 pix.
Res. - 72 dpi
File Size - 368 KB
 - Disc Cover

  • A Ressha de Ikou Z - Mezase! Tairiku Oudan [SLPS-02050]  - 
  • A Ressha de Ikou Z - Mezase! Tairiku Oudan [SuperLite 1500 Series] [SLPM-87282]  - 

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