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VT 18.16
Type Icon Shop Diesel (Diesel)
Power 17 Icon Power
Tax 166 Fuel
Dispatch XP 96 XP
Set SVT Görlitz
OCU Required
Offer Information
Offer Type Offer Date Cost Buy XP Level Restrictions
Icon Shop SO Special 22 Nov 2011 315 Gems 58,000 XP 85 Limit 1
Icon Shop VO Vintage 3 Oct 2012 315 Gems 58,000 XP 85 Limit 1
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VT 18.16 (from 1970: Class 175) is a diesel-hydraulic high-speed locomotive of the former East-German railway company Deutsche Reichsbahn or DR (German Reich Railways). The VT18.16 locomotive was build between 1963 to 1968 by VEB Waggonbau Görlitz and was considered a competitor of the TEE's (Trans Europ Express) VT 11.5 lead engine. The prototype was equipped with two 900 horsepower engines allowing it to travel at speeds as high as 160 km/h. The locomotive was therefore named VT (Verbrennungstriebwagen meaning Combustion Lead Engine), 18 (1800 horsepower) and 16 (for 160 km/h). Later, the production version of the VT 18.16 received two 1000 horsepower prime mowers.
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