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ALCO C-636 Icon Shop Diesel
ALCO C-636
Type Icon Shop Diesel (Diesel)
Power 9 Icon Power
Tax 58 Fuel
Dispatch XP 43 XP
Set N/A
OCU Not required
Purchasing Information
Shop Info: Gold Shop Info: Gems
Cost N/A Cost 350 Gems
Buy XP Buy XP 10,000 XP
Level Level 54
Limit Limit 1
Other Information
Added to the Shop with the 2 Jan 2014 Game Update.
The ALCO Century 636 was the most powerful single-engine diesel locomotive constructed by ALCO. The locomotive had a C-C wheel arrangement and 2,700 kW. The locomotive rested on a pair of trucks of all-new design, known as the Hi-Ad, standing for 'high adhesion'. The production of only 34 Alco C636s, built in 1967 and 1968, reflected Alco's dwindling locomotive market share. Despite many new and innovative features, the C636 could not hold its own. Three demonstrators were built costing Alco about $5.5 million. 636-2, the only ex-Demo operating, was a factor in dissuading potential customers from purchasing these locomotives.
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