This section provides an overview over the ingame interface elements and how to use them.
The ingame user interface around consists of several parts:
1 Dropdown menu for data layers and HUD Icon filters
2 Warning window
3 Pause menu button
4 Bank account balance that leads to the financial window
5 Context help
6 Line and vehicle management and main construction tools
7 Statistic tools
8 Financial and logistic key values
9 Game speed controls, camera tool, music player and the current ingame date
The top left button opens a dropdown with various data layers and the button for the HUD icon filter. See the data layer section for more information on them.
The HUD icon filter can be used to show or hide overlay icons displayed on the map. There are three groups of icon types that can be filtered together by toggling the checkbox at the left side of each row or individually by selecting the icons on the right side.
The middle button at the top edge of the game opens the warning window. Whenever there is a disruption in the infrastructure network or something else is critical, e.g. stuck trains, the icon shines in red color to indicate that a new warning message came up. The warning messages provide some context and it's possible to select the names on them to get to the places where the problems occured. Here is an overview over the most common warnings:
The pause menu can be reached by clicking on the top right button, by pressing ESC a couple of times (depending if there are some other tools open) or another hot key selected in the controls settings. It can be closed by using ESC or the hot key again. From the pause menu, it is possible to:
In the lower left corner, the current bank account balance is displayed. By pressing the number, it is possible to access the finances and company statistics window. There it is possible to build the company headquarters building too.
See the ingame help section for more details on the context help tool.
In the center of the toolbar, there are several tools available:
On the right side of the toolbar, the statistic tools are available:
Read more about the statistic tools in the statistic section.
The numbers in the lower left corner give a brief overview over the most important numbers at a first glance:
In the bottom right corner, there are several tools available: