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BR Class 89 Icon Shop Electric
Statistics
BR Class 89
Type Icon Shop Electric (Electric)
Power 14 Icon Power
Tax 136 U-235
Dispatch XP 80 XP
Set N/A
OCU Not required
Purchasing Information
Shop Info: Gold Shop Info: Gems
Cost 6,224,000 Gold Cost N/A
Buy XP 89,000 XP Buy XP
Level 147 Level
Other Information
Added to the Shop with the 9 Aug 2012 Game Update.

This item's graphic was changed with the 12 Dec 2016 Game Update. The original is below:
Old BR Class 89

Versions

There are 3 versions on this train with different power, taxes costing and how to obtain.

  • BR Class 89, a single locomotive, power 14 and taxes on uranium 136, available in shop.
  • BR Class 89 Double, two locomotives connects together, power 20 and taxes on uranium 165, as a reward on Mizuki contract and a Special Offer in August 2012 for gems, buy limit 2.
  • BR Class 89 Triple, three locomotives connects together, power 27 and taxes on uranium 219, , available in shop for player level 274.
Museum
The Class 89 is a prototype design for an electric locomotive. Only one unit was built, no. 89001, which was officially named Avocet by the then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher on 16 January 1989 at the home of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (whose logo is an Avocet). It was built in 1986, by BREL at their Crewe Works, and was used on test-trains on both the West Coast Main Line and East Coast Main Line. It was fitted with advanced power control systems and developed over 6,000 bhp (4,500 kW). Over the time it was given the nickname "Aardvark" although railfans used to call it "The Badger" due to its sloping front ends.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Rail_Class_89
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