1861: Railways of the Russian Empire and 1867: Railways of Canada are staple titles of the 18xx genre. Players operate a plethora of private companies that build out the railway networks of Russia and Canada. However, these private companies must merge together to form public companies before they are absorbed by the government railway which is always looming in the distance.
1861 and 1867 are classic titles known for being good starting points into the 18xx genre. Historically, they have only been available through print-on-demand services and have been sold separately. is edition combines both games into one box with a lavish quality better than any 18xx title ever produced.