What's in the Rust March 5 2021 Update? Rail Network Detailed in Patch Notes

The Rust March 2021 update is here, check out the patch notes.

Rust has been at the top of the survival/crafting game genre since its early access days back in 2013. It’s received big updates on a monthly basis keeping players frequently coming back for more. the Rust March 2021 update is here and focuses primarily on adding a rail network. Here’s the list of patch notes:


  • Added Rail Network
  • Added Rail Monument
  • Added Workcart
  • Added Slot Machines to Bandit Town


  • Thompson viewmodel – Fixed finger clipping on admire anim
  • Bow viewmodel – Fixed thumb clipping through glove meshes
  • Bow 3p – fix for incorrect arrow material, updated arrow model
  • Medical syringe viewmodel – Fixed floating elements during anims
  • Fixed sometimes not being able to throw Mace
  • Fixed missing downloadable workshop meshes for Jackhammer
  • Fixed bandage and syringe 3rd person animations not playing when using these items on another player
  • Fixed item spend notifications not appearing (while repairing, building and upgrading)
  • Fixed Dropbox deployment difficulty on stone walls
  • Fixed heavy helmet overlay covering chat UI
  • Fixed RFBroadcaster stackable
  • Fixed wind generator volume prevent building and deploy volume mismatches causing confusing behaviour
  • Fixed fridge excessively large prevent building volume
  • Fixed XL neon signs blocking windows
  • Fixed heavily charged batteries displaying incorrect time remaining (used 12h format)
  • Fixed constant RF spam at oil rig
  • Fixed jacket using the red jacket skin by default. Jacket is now dark grey like its icon. Red skin still works as intended.
  • Updated metal shop front icon to match the current model


  • Jackhammer viewmodel – Added admire anim
  • Jackhammer 3p – Updated pose and anims
  • Sheet Metal Gloves Skinnable
  • Vending machines at different heights will now group together on the map
  • Marketplace now charges a flat fee for delivery instead of per quantity
  • Improved server and network performance for Boats
  • Removed radiation from road side substations
  • Holding RF Transmitter no longer flags the player as hostil
  • Allow small box placement under mixing tabl
  • Stricter large swimming pool volume
  • Reduced Gong crafting cos
  • Smoother horse movement when traversing bumpy terrai
  • All puzzle room loot is destroyed before respawning – no half looted box

Known Issues

  • Known issue – clipping under terrain inside safezone causes the client to become stuck within safezone, we’ll fix ASAP

For more on Rust and its updates, make sure to stick right here on DualShockers.

Peter Hunt Szpytek

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