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Class 240 Ludus Icon Shop Diesel
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Class 240 Ludus
Type Icon Shop Diesel (Diesel)
Power 93 Icon Power
Tax 823 Fuel
Dispatch XP 753 XP
Set Ludus Express II (+120%)
OCU Required
Offer Information
Offer Type Offer Date Cost Buy XP Level Restrictions
Icon Shop SO Special 20 Feb 2018 320 Gems 124,040 XP 90 Limit 2
Icon Shop VO Vintage 15 Dec 2019 270 Gems 124,040 XP 70 Limit 3
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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.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DB_Class_240
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