I played RN a couple of years ago, but left after a few weeks for a couple of reasons. One of them was that passenger trains seemed to be OP compared to normal goods trains, in terms of earning capacity and Prestige gained. For me, it quickly got boring, just running passenger trains to get to the top rankings.
I came back to the game a week or so ago, and I'm loving the new tech tree in terms of encouraging diversity of goods trains; now there is no longer a 'best' train for the era, but all trains have a clear role. With the new tech tree update, has a situation become more balanced for passenger trains too?
I have been extremely lucky to win both a Dragonfly, and a Red Kite (both from getting free lottery tickets by collecting station bonuses of my teammates). One thing I notice is that the Dragonfly can earn 2-3 times what the Red Kite can earn, and I'm hoping that this is not replicated across all trains in the game?