Two huge parts of the game engine have just been completed: the day/night mode selection and the lighting and shadow effects.
You can now reenact sunset scenes from The Bridge on the River Kwai !
Here is what it looks like:
These effects are not merely cosmetic. They also work together with the fast speed mode. With just a click, you can now speed up the game time. No more waiting ages for train deliveries !
An example in video: