Well, what I see are some new Pay-To-Win features. Nothing less.
And your point 7...
7. Scheduled construction: Let's say i'm away for the next 6 hours, i know the while i'm offline i will have the required amount of money to upgrade a train station building. for a fee, i can schedule an upgrade once the required amount has been reached.
To take care of your bank account is a basic thing in RN. You know, you will be offline next 6 hours, over night...you should learn, how to handle it and what is your bank account for.
Most of the player do not know, how urgent it is, to raise the bankaccount. So they lose money...every single day. To avoid this by using gold....no, not a good idea, just a new featute for
"I'm only once a day online, but I can win the game".....
You don't want to lose money? Ok, be online and learn, how to handle your bankaccount.