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Offline danivenk

HELP: No Profit on some good lines
« on: August 17, 2016, 03:26:41 PM »
HELP

On my map, I have some good lines that seem never to make any profit. I already tried using the cheapest convoi with the most cargo capicity, but it won't work. :/

I hope some of you can help

danivenk

Offline DrSuperGood

Re: HELP: No Profit on some good lines
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2016, 03:37:36 PM »
Optimize for speed bonus as well. Depending on what you ship, it may be important to ship it fast rather than cheaply.

Although I am unfamiliar with pak192 comic, here are some examples from other paksets.

In pak64 you will barely make any money shipping passengers with a 120 km/h train in the year 2070. However if you use a 300 km/h train or faster there can be tons of profit to be made despite the running cost being several times more.
In pak128 you will make the most profit shipping milk at the fastest speed possible. Even though you can ship it at a fraction of the price with cheap slow convoys, the speed makes a huge difference to profit.

Speed bonus is in percentage revenue change per 10% relative maximum (not actual) speed change with respect to the speed bonus speed. This means that if a good has a speed bonus of 10% and you ship it at a maximum speed of double the current speed bonus speed then you will earn twice as much from it.

Offline danivenk

Re: HELP: No Profit on some good lines
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2016, 03:44:25 PM »
Optimize for speed bonus as well.

Thank you for the tip, I'll look if this helps ^w^



Unfortunately, this only increases the profit by a slightly bit... So profit is still far from enough... :/
« Last Edit: August 17, 2016, 06:34:00 PM by Isaac.Eiland-Hall »

Offline DrSuperGood

Re: HELP: No Profit on some good lines
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2016, 04:10:59 PM »
Some goods just are not that profitable. For example in pak128 coal and in pak64 paper. Both struggle to make any real profit. On the other hand milk in pak128 and oil in pak64 make tons of profit.

Offline danivenk

Re: HELP: No Profit on some good lines
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2016, 05:03:49 PM »
I finally got some decent profit... Unfortunately I had to make an extra corridor over/under a river... :/