1825 Single Track Variant
by Mike Hutton
Components - all the
single track you can get with small stations, plain track. In theory
the old MIK1 kit would do. But you need to remove the large stations. A
minimum requirement would be 1 x 71, 3 x 72, 3 x 73, 4 x 74, 2 x 77, 5
x 78, 5 x 79 if you're using all units. [The original Wales
Regional Kit R1 had one each of these tiles. The above minimum
requirements can be met by borrowing them from the 1853 (India) game,
except there are only 4 x 79 in the original 1853 game, although there
are extras of some of the others.]
Additional rules for single track:
1. A company can only lay single track if it has a 'T' train.
2. Single track costs are halved - i.e. £20 for rivers,
£50 for mountains BUT if upgraded to normal track then the
remainder of the cost must be paid (i.e. an additional £20 or
3. 2 Single track tiles can be built next to each other on a
single operating turn.
4. 'T' trains do not count small stations on single track against
their train limit.
5. 'U' trains may run on single track, but companies with only U
trains may not lay single track. Note that U trains are not allowed to
run through two stations on the same tile, so they can't run through a
The effect this has on Wales and North Norfolk is remarkable!
Suddenly it becomes well worthwhile for the Taff to build to Holyhead
and beyond. The M&GN can operate effectively between Norfolk and
Additional minor railways:
Hull & Barnsley: starts in Hull with a 3T train
Manchester & Milford: starts in Milford Haven with a 4T train
Bere Peninsular railway: starts in Plymouth with a 3T train.
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