You find yourselves in America during the 19th century, when huge railway corporations are competing against each other, in order to make the greatest railway line across the continent. You run your own railroad company and your goal is to become the wealthiest railroad businessman.
In Railroad Revolution, you are going to build railroads, establish stations in your connected cities, expand the network of telegraph lines and meet any kind of objectives you have, in an attempt to increase the value of your company.
Each player begins the game with a team of non-specialized workers, but as the game progresses you may hire more skilled ones. Such workers are going to be of great help to achieving your goals, as long as you promote them to managerial positions. You must wisely choose which worker will perform a specific action, as well as the right time to do so, since each one of them has specializations that you need to take advantage of in the most profitable way. And bear in mind that every turn your priorities may vary. This means that different kinds of strategy along with finding the correct timing to develop them will be the key factors that will lead you to victory.