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Removal Tool Help

Destroy/Removal Tool

Removal Tool is used to destroy and remove unwanted items and obstructions to construction on a single game-tile in the game-view.
To Use: Click red-cross-icon (bulldozer-icon in pak128) at top of the game-view or press [r] key to open Removal Tool (it changes cursor to a red-cross-over-dust-cloud). Position cursor in game-view, a yellow outline indicates position on which tool will operate (map coordinates are indicated in the bottom-bar). Then click on object in the game-view to remove it. If you are authorized for removal, the object will be removed from the map without warning.
Cost incurred is displayed immediately in game-view and appears also under Construction Costs item in Finances window. The cost of removal is equivalent to the cost of construction (for player items). The cost of destroying city buildings is the same as their value as shown in dialogue opened with Inspection Tool. There is also a cost for destroying trees.
Removal Tool can be used to remove individual pedestrians and private citycars as well.
The order in which items are removed from a single road/track tile: pedestrian or private citycar, signals, stop/station platform, electrification of way, bridge or tunnel, way itself (track first if on road).
To remove a player vehicle, sell/retire it from Convoy Details window.
To remove an industry, attraction or town hall, switch to public service player first.
WARNING: When removing a town hall, all city buildings from that urban area are also removed.
To destroy/remove another player items, select to play as other player first.
To remove segments of track or road use Remove tracks tool (also found in Tram tools) or Remove roads tool.