|Virginian N&W 2300|
|Offer Type||Offer Date||Cost||Buy XP||Level||Restrictions|
|Special||2 Aug 2019||335||332,000||90||Limit 2|
|Vintage||12 Feb 2020||285||332,000||70||Limit 3|
| 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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