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N&W 2300 Onyx Icon Shop Loco
N&W 2300 Onyx
Type Icon Shop Loco (Steam)
Power 17 Icon Power
Tax 655 Gold
Dispatch XP 65 XP
Set Onyx Cargo (+25%)
OCU Required
Purchasing Information
Shop Info: Gold Shop Info: Gems
Cost 2,150,000 Gold Cost N/A
Buy XP 21,500 XP Buy XP
Level 94 Level
Limit 3 Limit
Other Information
Added to the Shop with the 27 Mar 2017 Game Update.
Although superficially similar to the Chesapeake and Ohio steam-turbine loco, it was of quite different design, being shorter and lighter, with a Babcock & Wilcox water-tube flash boiler. The 2300 survived for only three years. Once again there were major difficulties with reliability. Coal dust contaminated the electrical equipment. The feedwater heater and semi-automatic boiler controls gave trouble, and the turbine blades suffered when the loco backed heavily onto a train. None of these problems appear to be insoluble, but the locomotive was mainly used as a "pusher" and was scrapped in 1958.
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