Logo TS
Celerity Double Icon Shop Diesel
Celerity Double
Type Icon Shop Diesel (Diesel)
Power 52 Icon Power
Tax 418 Fuel
Dispatch XP 592 XP
Set Celerity Cargo II (+25%)
OCU Required
Offer Information
Offer Type Offer Date Cost Buy XP Level Restrictions
Icon Shop SO Special 14 Apr 2017 175 Gems 58,260 XP 90 Limit 2
Icon Shop VO Vintage 29 Nov 2017 150 Gems 49,500 XP 70 Limit 3
Logo Limited Limited 15 Jul 2019-
22 Jul 2019
430 Gems 5,362,000 XP 490 Limit 10
536,202,000 Gold 520 Limit 1
The DB Class 240 are a class of Co'Co' diesel electric locomotives which were produced in the 1980s by MaK in collaboration with Krupp and ABB as DE 1024 as prototypes/technology demonstrators for a possible future order from the Deutsche Bundesbahn. Three units were made, but no orders arose, at least in part to the Reunification of Germany making similarly specified DR Class 132s available in large numbers. The concept and design of these locomotives served as the basis for the NSB Di6 class. The locomotives can be considered forerunners of the modern diesel electric locomotives of the 2000s such as the Eurorunner, both for the inclusion of an electronically controlled power system, and the modular design plan. Since only one locomotive remains in service, with no further machines expected, the final example has an element of cult status amongst some diesel-electric train fans.
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