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RSD-15 Ajax Double Icon Shop Diesel
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RSD-15 Ajax Double
Type Icon Shop Diesel (Diesel)
Power 43 Icon Power
Tax 354 Fuel
Dispatch XP 498 XP
Set Ajax Cargo II
OCU Required
Offer Information
Offer Type Offer Date Cost Buy XP Level Restrictions
Icon Shop SO Special 13 May 2016 175 Gems 52,260 XP 90 Limit 2
Icon Shop VO Vintage 8 Mar 2017 150 Gems 45,000 XP 50 Limit 3
Logo Limited Limited 22 Jul 2019-
12 Aug 2019
430 Gems 3,480,500 XP 400 Limit 10
348,066,000 Gold 430 Limit 1
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The ALCO RSD-15 was a diesel-electric locomotive of the road switcher type built by ALCO (the American Locomotive Company) of Schenectady, New York between August 1956 and June 1960, during which time 75 locomotives were produced. The RSD-15 was powered by an ALCO 251 16-cylinder four-cycle V-type prime mover rated at 2,400 horsepower (1.79 MW). The locomotive rode on a pair of three-axle Trimount trucks, in an AAR C-C wheel arrangement, with all axles powered by General Electric model 752 traction motors. These trucks have an asymmetrical axle spacing due to the positioning of the traction motors. The six-motor design allowed higher tractive effort at lower speeds than an otherwise similar four-motor design. The RSD-15 could be ordered with either a high or low short hood; railfans dubbed the low short hood version "Alligators", on account of their unusually long low noses.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rsd-15
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