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CR SS8 Double Icon Shop Electric
CR SS8 Double
Type Icon Shop Electric (Electric)
Power 18 Icon Power
Tax 140 U-235
Dispatch XP 112 XP
Set N/A
OCU Required
Offer Information
Offer Type Offer Date Cost Buy XP Level Restrictions
Icon Shop SO Special 5 Jun 2012 Data Missing
Icon Shop VO Vintage 14 Apr 2013 195 Gems 34,500 XP 73 Limit 2
The SS8 is an electric locomotive used on the Peoples' Republic of China's national railway system. The only route they are being used on is the Jingguang line. The SS8 is based on its predecessor, the SS5, and was developed and built by CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Works. A total of 245 SS8s have been built since 1994. Batch production commenced in 1997. On June 24, 1998, the SS8 broke the Chinese rail speed record by achieving a top speed of 240 km/h on a test run between Xuchang and Xiaoshangqiao.
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