All Train Upgrades in Last Train Home


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Last Train Home is a story set in the harsh landscapes of Siberia in post-WW1 Russia. You and your team of brave soldiers must head east and escape Russia via the ocean. Your only means of transport is the train cart you have. Once your train is gone, there is no hope for survival and your campaign ends. Therefore, it's important to know all train upgrades in Last Train Home.

Besides knowing about all train upgrades, you also need to know which ones to prioritize and how you can upgrade various sections of your train. We'll take a look at all the materials and effects of train upgrades in Last Train Home and give you a basic rundown on how to go about it.

While you're here, you might also want to read our full review for Last Train Home and how long it takes to beat.

Last Train Home Infantry Car upgrades

The basic Infantry Car is the most basic car of your train. It houses your troops and allows them to rest and raise morale. There are a bunch of upgrades available for the Infantry Car.

We suggest prioritizing living upgrades to keep your soldiers healthy and energized for various missions. Wait for the cold winters to hit before investing in heating upgrades and upgrading living space when you start recruiting soldiers. Endurance comes into play once your train actually starts getting attacked.

Living upgrades

New Living Spaces

  • Cost: Cloth x50, Wood x50
  • Effect: 3 additional living space capacity.

Additional Living Spaces

  • Cost: Cloth x100, Wood x 100
  • Effect: 3 additional living space capacity.

Comfortable Living

  • Cost: Wood x50, Cloth x150
  • Effect: Increase Health and Moral recovery by 1 per hour

Cozy Place

  • Cost: Wood x100, Cloth x200
  • Effect: Increase Stamina recovery by 1 per hour

Heating upgrades

Stove

  • Cost: Metal x25
  • Effect: Increase temperature level by 1 when on. Consumes 1 Fuel per 3 hours.

Advanced Stove

  • Cost: Metal x50
  • Effect: Increase temperature level by 2 when on. Consumes 3 Fuel per 3 hours.

Improved Chimney

  • Cost: Metal x75
  • Effect: Stove consumes 2 Fuel per 3 hours.

Improved Insulation

  • Cost: Wood x50, Cloth x100
  • Effect: Increase temperature level by 1.

Additional Sealing

  • Cost: Wood x50, Cloth x200
  • Effect: Increase temperature by an additional level.

Endurance upgrades

Reinforced Chasis

  • Cost: Metal x200
  • Effect: Increase Durability of car by 200 points.

Advanced Framing

  • Cost: Metal x100
  • Effect: Reduce Durability repair costs by 30%

Better Accessibility

  • Cost: Metal x150
  • Effect: Increase Durability repair speed by 30%

Sturdy Materials

  • Cost: Metal x50
  • Effect: Reduce malfunction chance by 30%

Metal Plating

  • Cost: Metal x200
  • Effect: Reduce damage to car and soldiers inside by 30%

Last Train Home Storage Car upgrades

You can pace storage car upgrades based on how you play the game. If you're hoarding resources for upgrades and never selling, it's a good idea to invest in Storage upgrades. Otherwise, Endurance upgrades should be priority to prevent damage to carried cargo.

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Storage upgrades

Shelves

  • Cost: Wood x50, Metal x50
  • Effect: Increase capacity of Train Inventory by 2000

Wooden Barrels

  • Cost: Wood x100, Metal x50
  • Effect: Increase capacity of Train Inventory by 2000

Large Boxes

  • Cost: Wood x150, Metal x50
  • Effect: Increase capacity of Train Inventory by 2000

Mousecatcher

  • Cost: Metal x50
  • Effect: Reduce Rat Infestation chances by 10%

Advanced Mousecatcher

  • Cost: Wood x50, Metal x50
  • Effect: Reduce Rat Infestation chances by 20%

Dead Rats Collector

  • Cost: Metal x100
  • Effect: Chance to gain food when removing Rat Infestation

Endurance upgrades

Reinforced Chasis

  • Cost: Metal x200
  • Effect: Increase Durability of car by 200 points.

Advanced Framing

  • Cost: Metal x100
  • Effect: Reduce Durability repair costs by 30%

Better Accessibility

  • Cost: Metal x150
  • Effect: Increase Durability repair speed by 30%

Sturdy Materials

  • Cost: Metal x50
  • Effect: Reduce malfunction chance by 30%

Metal Plating

  • Cost: Metal x200
  • Effect: Reduce damage to car and soldiers inside by 30%

Last Train Home Locomotive Engine upgrades

The Locomotive Engine is the heart of your train. Without it, your campaign will be cut short. Make sure to prioritize all upgrades that improve its survival.

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Engine upgrades

Improved Boiler

  • Cost: Metal x100
  • Effect: Decrease Fuel burning speed by 20%.

Sturdy Heatpipes

  • Cost: Metal x150
  • Effect: Decrease chance of being damaged by burning Fuel by 20%

Hault Power Enhancement

  • Cost: Metal x200
  • Effect: Increase Locomotive Strenght by 1 car.

Brick Arch Support

  • Cost: Metal x100
  • Effect: Decrease chance of Engine Malfunction by 20%

Strengthened Combustion Chamber

  • Cost: Metal x250
  • Effect: Increases top speed of all speed modes.

Occupation slot upgrade

Security Precautions

  • Cost: Wood x50
  • Effect: Decrease work accident chance by 50% for Engine Car

Storage upgrades

Raised Walls

  • Cost: Wood x50, Metal x50
  • Effect: Increase Inventory storage Capacity by 1500

Endurance upgrades

Reinforced Chasis

  • Cost: Metal x200
  • Effect: Increase Durability of car by 200 points.

Advanced Framing

  • Cost: Metal x100
  • Effect: Reduce Durability repair costs by 30%

Better Accessibility

  • Cost: Metal x150
  • Effect: Increase Durability repair speed by 30%

Sturdy Materials

  • Cost: Metal x50
  • Effect: Reduce malfunction chance by 30%

Metal Plating

  • Cost: Metal x200
  • Effect: Reduce damage to car and soldiers inside by 30%

That concludes our list of all train upgrades in Last Train Home, including the ones you should prioritize. In the meantime, be sure to check out how to perform stealth kills and all unit roles.

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