Logo Midsummer
Midsummer Night Icon Shop Diesel
Midsummer Night
Type Icon Shop Diesel (Diesel)
Power 10 Icon Power
Tax 27 Fuel
Dispatch XP 58 XP
Set N/A
OCU Not required
Offer Information
Offer Type Offer Date Cost Buy XP Level Restrictions
Logo Limited Limited 20 Jun 2013-
27 Jun 2013
150 Gems 2,380 XP 30 Limit 1
119,000 Gold 60
Logo Limited Limited 15 Jun 2015-
29 Jun 2015
150 Gems 2,380 XP 30 Limit 1
119,000 Gold 60
Logo Limited Limited 24 Jun 2019-
15 Jul 2019
150 Gems 2,380 XP 30 Limit 1
119,000 Gold 60
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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