RailWorks 2: Train Simulator was the successor to RailWorks released 18th October 2010. Owners of the original RailWorks received a free upgrade to the RailWorks 2 core technology via the Steam platform.
The new version contained a range of new features and enhancements, including enhanced menus, the new RS Cab Control driver interface and new RS Career System scenarios. Players could now earn Steam Achievements for completing scenarios, as well as compete and compare scores online via Steam Leaderboards. It also featured level crossing animations, among other improvements.
RailWorks 2 featured the same routes and content as the original game, and only one new route: TestTraK, based on the Test and validation centre, Wegberg-Wildenrath. Contents in retail versions could vary from different countries to include local routes and locomotives.
The successor was RailWorks 3: Train Simulator 2012, which was released on Steam on 23rd September 2011.