1870: The Trans-Mississippi

7 Tokens

Tokens represent company stations. Each company has a home token plus one or more additional tokens. Each company also has a destination token.

7.1 Home Token

Each company has a free token that it must place on its starting city when it first starts operating. If there is no city tile in the starting city hex, or if the company chooses not to lay any track in its home hex, place the token on the map in its starting hex.

7.2 Placing Additional Tokens

A railway may pay to place one additional token each turn including the first, to the maximum number of tokens it is allowed. The placement of a destination token during a connection run is not bound by this rule.

7.3 Placing a Token

  1. To place a token, the company must be able to trace a valid train route from one of its tokens to the city it wishes to place the new token in. The city you wish to place the token in must have space for the token. In a starting city for a railway that has not yet started, a company cannot use the last tokening space. Note that destination tokens may violate this rule.
  2. As token placement occurs after track upgrading, companies can place a token in a city that has just been upgraded.
  3. Once a token is placed, it cannot be moved or removed unless the company is closed.
  4. Once a city has the final spot filled by a company token, only companies with their tokens in that city may pass though. Other companies may only use such tokened out cities as a terminus of a route.

7.4 Destination Token

All railroads have a single destination token. This may be placed on the railroads destination spot, or turned into a $100 token. See rules section 11.

7.5 Token Cost

The cost of each token is listed on each railway's reference card. This ranges from free (home token) to $100.
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