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MAV M61 Double Icon Shop Diesel
Statistics
MAV M61 Double
Type Icon Shop Diesel (Diesel)
Power 20 Icon Power
Tax 195 Fuel
Dispatch XP 109 XP
Set M61 Cargo II
OCU Required
Purchasing Information
Shop Info: Gold Shop Info: Gems
Cost 29,300,000 Gold Cost N/A
Buy XP 392,000 XP Buy XP
Level 202 Level
Limit 2 Limit
Other Information
Added to the Shop with the 16 Jan 2014 Game Update.

Level increased from 200 to 202 with the 15 May 2014 Game Update.

Museum
MÁV Nosztalgia Ltd. announced a special train, hauled by a preserved Class M61 diesel locomotive, to the Midsummer night's celebrations held in Austria, in the Wachau gap of the Danube. Diesel units class M61, nicknamed „Nohab“, were the first locomotives of Hungarian State Railways. In the early 1960s twenty NOHAB diesel engines were built for Hungarian State Railways (MÁV), but due to the Iron Curtain, further imports were stopped in favour of M62 locomotives made in Soviet Union. The Swedish locomotives were classified by MÁV as type M61 and proved versatile, highly reliable as well as economical to run. They were even used to haul non-stoppable radioactive waste transport trains from the Paks Nuclear Power Plant to Soviet reprocessing facilities, despite the availability of Soviet-made M62 engines. The M61 type has achieved a cult status in Hungary because they were used to haul most of express trains to holiday resorts around the Lake Balaton region. Their images became closely associated with teenage summer camps, exploration and family recreation during the Socialism era, when foreign travel was highly restricted for the average citizen. Today, the M61s are no longer in regular service with MÁV, most were scrapped but some were saved. One is still run on charter duties by a preservation group in Hungary and Romania and another one hauls track-laying machinery trains in the Budapest region.
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