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5.4 - Do villages upgrade?

1800, 1812, 1826, 1835, 1838 Rheinland, 1842, 1844, 1861, 1865 Sardinia, 1880, 18Ardennes, 18Dixie, 18FL, 18GA, 18Mex, 18MS, 18NL, 18PA, 18Ruhr, 18West, Steam Over Holland Yes, they stay as villages but acquire more connections.
1824, 1841, 1858 Single villages upgrade, staying as villages but acquiring more connections. Double villages do not upgrade.
1825, 1829, 18Neb, 18NY Yes, to cities.
1827 Jr., 1830, 1848, 1889, 18EC No.
1829 Mainline Single villages do, either to villages with more connections or to cities. Double villages do not.
1830BC, 1831, 1837SX, 1846, 1851, 18C2C, 18US, 2038, Crisis Not applicable.
1832, 1850, 1870, 18GL Single villages do, acquiring more connections and eventually scoring more. Double villages do not.
1837 Yes, single villages acquire bypasses, double villages coalesce.
1849, 1895, 18EU, 18EZ All Levels, 18Rhl Rhineland, 18TN Yes. They stay as villages, acquiring more connections, and eventually score more.
1853, 1853 v2 Single villages do, sometimes becoming cities; double villages don't.
1854 Double villages do. And from the brown phase, 'large villages' can be turned into cities by a yellow-to-yellow upgrade.
1856 Yes. Once a 6-train is sold, all villages (except the 'bow-and-arrow' double) upgrade to cities, and single villages also downgrade to plain track.
1860, 18Scan Yes, they stay as villages but acquire more connections and/or higher revenue.
1862 Yes, acquiring more connections and scoring more.
1862EA Yes, to track tiles, upon which a small station marker is placed to indicate which track the small station is on.
1873 What the 1873 rules call villages are what other 18xx games call towns or cities. There are no classic villages in 1873.
1893 Single villages upgrade to villages with more connections, and for brown tiles, increased value. Double villages upgrade to cities.
1898 Villages may be upgraded to cities (green, brown, grey); single villages may be downgraded (green-brown, grey).
18MW Yes. Once an 8 train is sold, all villages upgrade to yellow cities, and downgrade to yellow plain track.
18US Villages arrive due to upgrades to plain yellow track tiles. They then stay as villages, acquiring more connections and scoring more.
18VA Coal mines upgrade, acquiring more track, but do not increase in value.
Poseidon, Rolling Stock There are no tiles in the game.

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