Free railway management simulator Rail Route: The Story of Jozic chugs into release

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    Free railway management simulator Rail Route: The Story of Jozic chugs into release

    The Story of Jozic – a free, narrative-driven railway management title from the developers of Rail Route is now live on Steam

    June 22nd, 2022 – Prague, CZ: It’s time to don your conductor’s hat and dust off those old overalls – Rail Route: The Story of Jozic has gone live on Steam. Completely free to play, The Story of Jozic propels players into the world of railroad dispatching. Players will take on the role of an apprentice train dispatcher being shown the ropes by a jolly mentor character, Jozic – only to discover that, perhaps, their new mentor has a past that will come back to bite them.

    Watch the trailer for Rail Route: The Story of Jozic: 


    The Story of Jozic will feature:

    • A fully-voiced narrative, featuring multiple unique characters alongside illustrated cut-scenes.
    • An expanded tutorial, giving players the chance to really dive into the Rail Route experience.
    • An all-new ability for players to choose from multiple-choice dialogue options.
    • Secret narrations, easter eggs and hidden paths abound!

    Rail Route: The Story of Jozic releases hot on the heels (or, tracks) of its Steam Next Fest debut.

    Watch the cinematic trailer for The Story of Jozic here: 


    Fans of Rail Route: The Story of Jozic join those of’s premier title, Rail Route, which serves as the foundation for the former’s gameplay experience.

    “We love the traditional sandbox experience, but we wanted to offer more to our players,” Says Zdeněk Doležal, one of the developers of Rail Route. “We wanted to pair the cathartic, soothing experience of Rail Route with a story of intrigue and melancholy – providing a fresh experience for both new and current players.” 

    Rail Route: The Story of Jozic is available on Steam now as a completely free-to-play experience.

    Play Rail Route: The Story of Jozic on Steam here:

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    About Rail Route: The Story of Jozic
    Every train needs a dispatcher—and, there’s one dispatcher in particular that needs your help. In Rail Route: The Story of Jozic, you take on the role of an apprentice train dispatcher, loosely guided through the construction of your first, major rail network by a warm, albeit mysterious, mentor… Jozic. Though, his past is shrouded in mystery… And potentially dangerous. 

    About Rail Route
    Rail Route is a management & tycoon game inspired by the real-life work of railway dispatchers. Featuring multiple modes (‘Endless Mode’ – a sandbox game mode where players can infinitely expand their network; ‘Timetable Mode’ – a linear, puzzle-like game mode; and ‘Rush Hour’ – an intense, wave-based game mode that requires quick thinking and cunning on the part of the player), Rail Route offers a captivating experience for every type of player.

    About started as two friends working on a passion project. Now, just two years later, it has expanded into a vibrant team of developers, designers and musicians – all working to create the greatest dispatching game out there. Rail Route – their first title – boasts over 700 Steam reviews and a Discord community of 5000 loyal fans. Bitrich continues to provide regular updates to Rail Route as they chug their way towards the full release.