Build your own rail empire by acquiring existing railroad companies. Fund your acquisitions by delivering freight across the country. The player who builds the most effective empire and accumulates the most wealth will win the game.
Boxcars is a new version of a game originally self-published as a very limited print run by the designers R.S. Erickson and T.F. Erickson, Jr in the 1970's. The game was picked up by The Avalon Hill Game Company and printed as Rail Baron.
This new edition includes a new version of the original U.S. Boxcars mapboard or the new map board of England, Scotland, and Wales!
Contents: 1 double-sided game board, 2 destination tables, 2 payoff charts, 28 U.S. rail line title cards, 21 British rail line title cards, 6 starting train tokens (in six colours), 12 markers discs (two each in six colours), 6 express tokens (in six colours), 6 super chief tokens (in six colours), 3 dice (two in one color, one in a second colour), Money in five denominations, Rulebook