Down the Rails is a 5-reel and 20 payline online slot from Pragmatic Play with a London underground theme. The game comes with Random Features, 5 different Bonus Modes, and Feature Gamble.
Down the Rails Slot Symbols
Symbols on the reels include low-pay card royals – J, Q, K, A, and 5 high-pay characters. A newspaper is the Wild symbol and substitutes for all symbols except for the train Bonus symbol and the feature-specific special symbols.
Down the Rails Main Game
Down the Rails Features
Random Spin Features
At any spin during the Base Game, one of the following features can be triggered randomly:
Tunnel Vision – Mystery symbols appear on the reels and transform into the same paying symbol.
The Big Smoke – A colossal 3×3 paying symbol or Bonus symbol is added to reels 1, 2, 3, or 4.
Wild Strike – Wild symbols are randomly placed on the screen.
Shifting Stack – A Shifting Stack Wild covers all positions on the reel it lands on. The Wild also carries a random Multiplier of x2 or x3.
Bonus Blitz – Awards a Bonus Feature.
Landing 3 Bonus symbols anywhere on the reels trigger the Bonus Feature. Before the feature starts, 1 of 5 possible features is selected randomly on Feature Gamble.
5 different features can be awarded at the start of the round. The Gamble Wheel shows the currently won feature on the screen. You can then gamble to get a higher tier or select to play the awarded feature. A random mystery prizeof 4x to 24x is awarded if you lose the gamble. The gamble ends when the current feature is collected, the End of Line feature is reached, or the gamble is lost.
Award you 5 Free Spins. During the round, the winning symbols that land in view are marked and then form a cluster. Winning clusters lock in place, and a Respin is awarded. At the end of the Respin, all symbols that form winning combinations with the marked ones are added to the cluster. The Respins continue until no new symbols can be added to the cluster.
You are awarded 5 Free Spins. The spots are marked in a cross in the middle reels during the feature. When a Wild symbol lands in any of the marked spots, all symbols in the remaining spots turn into Wild symbols.
Down the Rails King’s Cross
The feature awards 8 Free Spins. A fully stacked Wild symbol may land on the reels during Free Spins. When landing, all the character symbols in view transform into the highest paying symbol.
Awards 8 Free Spins. At any spin, the character symbols can show a random money value of 1x to 50x the bet. If a Collect symbol (cash register) appears on the same spin, all the values are collected and awarded.
End of the Line
This is a Hold & Respin feature. When the round starts, the reels are replaced with a 3×5 grid. The grid can extend up to 5×5 positions. You are awarded 3 Respins and an empty grid. Only special symbols spin and can stop in any open position. When a symbol lands in view, the number on spins reset back to 3.
The special symbols are following:
Money Symbols – All character symbols are now Money Symbols with a random value of 1x to 2500x the bet. When landing, it remains on the screen until the end of the feature.
Prize Boost – When a Prize Boost symbol (Pound sign) lands, it is collected to the Meter. Three collected Prize Boost symbols increase the values of the Money symbols on the reels to the next higher value.
Expand – When Expand symbol (upwards arrow) lands in view, it is collected to the Meter. Every third collected Expand symbol unlocks one more row of empty positions up to 2 times.
Multiplier – If a Multiplier symbol (X) lands in view, it is collected to the Meter. Every time you collect 3 symbols to the Meter, a Multiplier of x2, then x3, and then x5 is awarded. The Multiplier will apply to the total win at the end of the round.
The feature ends when no more Respins are left, or the whole grid is covered with Money symbols. The values of all money symbols are then added together and paid.