Ginzu 'A4'


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Cost Speed Weight Power
£22,265 ($44.530) 128 km/h (80 mph) 162 t 1,200 hp (895 kW)
Running Costs / year Designed Lifespan Capacity
£2,296 ($4.592) 1935 20 years N/A


The most common-used steam train, until diesel trains become available. The Ginzu is available from the early beginning (if you start around 1945), and is the fastest of all the steam engines available. Later the SH '8P' becomes available.

Real-life Equivalent

This is a renamed version of the British Gresley A4 locomotive that ran on the London and North Eastern Railway. A British Gresley A4 locomotive nicknamed "Mallard" holds the record for the fastest steam locomotive, reaching 126 mph (202.8 km/h) on 3 July 1938.

For more information, see Wikipedia or the LNER Encyclopedia.

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