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UP GTEL 8500 Turbo Icon Shop Diesel
UP GTEL 8500 Turbo
Type Icon Shop Diesel (Diesel)
Power 45 Icon Power
Tax 425 Fuel
Dispatch XP 314 XP
Set GTEL Turbo (+25%)
OCU Required
Offer Information
Offer Type Offer Date Cost Buy XP Level Restrictions
Icon Shop SO Special 1 Nov 2013 320 Gems 300,000 XP 90 Limit 1
Icon Shop VO Vintage 3 Sep 2014 275 Gems 70,000 XP 70 Limit 2
Other Information
This item's graphic was changed with the 19 Dec 2016 Game Update. The original is below:
Old UP GTEL 8500 Turbo
These locomotives were nicknamed "Big Blows" because of their high noise levels. The locomotive weighed 410,000 kg, not counting the tender, and had a maximum starting tractive effort of 240,000 lbf (1,100 kN). The first unit contained the cab, auxiliary diesel engine, and other control equipment. The second unit contained the turbine and electric generators. The diesel engine produced 630 kW, and turbine produced 8,500 hp (6.3 MW). The Big Blows often hauled trains weighing over 12,000 tons.
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