The United States in XIX means that The New World is in its ascendancy. The industry is booming and the race is on to establish the most dominant and powerful rail empire in all of North America. It is a once in a lifetime opportunity for you, my friend. If you will be able to build a real railway empire, then you will become one of the most powerful people in this young, yet blossoming country. Your opponents are not sleeping though. They're going to use every single opportunity to put you down. Business is hard and brutal, but as the next J.P. Morgan you will be able to handle this.The Railway Empire gameplay is welcoming, yet demanding
The Railway Empire is an economical strategy, which requires from you constant vigilance and control over your own business and budget. Don't worry though, young businessmen. You may be guided through the tutorial by Thomas Clark Durant, one of the head honchos of the Union Pacific. His experience is going to help you at the beginning of your adventure. Sooner or later though, you will be going to make your own decisions. Every little aspect is going to be important, such as smartly placed supply stations on long stretches of track, or the need for brief stretches of parallel tracks so trains can pass each other with minimal delays. Later in the game, you will be able to construct other buildings like universities to attract people to towns, in which your railways are located.The campaign is a set of various scenarios which can teach you about the history of trains
The campaign is a set of smart scenarios which not only are going to slowly put you against harder and harder challenges but also, they're going to teach you about history. The opening chapters start in Great Plains in the 1860s but then they throw you back to the 1830s to pit you against competitors on the East Coast. You will be able to prepare logistics during the Civil War or build bridges over Mississippi River. It is you, who can turn the United States into a powerful country.Choose from a huge variety of trains
In Railway Empire over 40 historically accurate locomotives and more than 30 different wagons are waiting for you. Slowly but surely, you're going to unlock them as you will grow up in power and budget. Such trains like Tyson Ten Wheeler or Rogers American are at your disposal. What are you waiting for then? Build your own railway empire.