American Transcontinental Railway, Now Open!
The railway which connects the east side of the North American Continent with the west side, will eventually be called the "American Transcontinental Railway". With the birth of this railway, the traffic within the North American continent will increase. This will shorten the time required when traveling to the western cities such as San Francisco as well as greatly assist the transportation of Trade Goods.
You can now use these railway routes to transport Trade Goods from East Asia to Europe, instead of taking the westbound sea route. If you include the Railway within your trade routes, perhaps you may be able to increase your profits?
Invest in the Railway Company!
Many companies took part in the creation of the American Transcontinental Railway, causing an intense struggle of shares. You can invest into a company of your choice and receive various Investment Effects based off of the total amount invested.
Investment Effects include things such as an increase in the amount of Gold Nugget Appraisal in San Francisco, additional railway destinations, and an increase in the amount of transportable Trade Goods by railway. You can also invest in multiple companies too!
Changes in North America Due to Railway
With the opening of the Railways, there has been an increase in the flow of people; various travelers whom are rarely seen have begun to appear in North American cities. You can purchase valuable items from them or use Recipes. Also, the usage of the Railway may cause various effects to all of North America.
As you continue to make use of the Railway, there will be "Special Thanksgiving Festivals". During this period, the Investment Effects from Railway companies will increase as well as events such as "Railway Festival" and "Gold Vein Discovery" may occur.