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{{Train_(Next_Gen)|title1 = Class 68|image1 = 68edge.png|caption1 = Class 68 at [[Edgemead]].|speed = 100 MPH|number_of_coaches = 3 coaches, 5 cars due to locomotives.|number_of_doors = 12|family = [[:Category:Eurolight|Eurolight]]|operated_by = [[Stepford Connect]]|depot(s) = [[Coxly Depot]]
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{{Train_(Next_Gen)|title1 = Class 68|image1 = 68.png|caption1 = Class 68 #68049 leading a trainset at [[St Helens Bridge]] for [[Edgemead]].|speed = 100 MPH|number_of_coaches = 2 locomotives, 3 coaches|number_of_doors = |family = [[:Category:Eurolight|Eurolight]]|operated_by = [[Stepford Connect]]|depot(s) = [[Coxly Depot]]
   
 
[[Benton Depot]]
 
[[Benton Depot]]
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[[Woodhead Lane Northbound Depot]]
 
[[Woodhead Lane Northbound Depot]]
   
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[[Woodhead Lane Southbound Depot]]|cost = 3000 points and 200 XP}}
   
 
== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
The Class 68 ''[[:Category:Eurolight|Eurolight]] '' trains are used for '''[[Stepford Connect]]''' services. These trains are classified as 3 coach trains but technically have 5 cars in length since there are two locomotives on each end of the train, with a maximum speed of 100 MPH. This train costs 3000 points and 200 experience to unlock.
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The Class 68 ''[[:Category:Eurolight|Eurolight]] ''is a diesel-electric locomotive manufactured by Vossloh and Stadler, in use on [[Stepford Connect]]. Two of these locomotives top-and-tailing three Mark 3 coaches can be purchased for 3000 points and 200 experience.
 
== Available Routes ==
 
R003 - [[Stepford Central]] <-> [[Leighton Stepford Road]]
 
 
R004 - [[St Helens Bridge|St .Helen's Bridge]] <-> [[Edgemead]]
 
 
R006 - [[Stepford Victoria]] <-> [[Port Benton]]
 
 
R007 - [[Stepford Central]] <-> [[Morganstown]]
 
 
[[R009]] - [[Stepford Victoria]] <-> [[Edgemead]]
 
 
R022 - [[Stepford Victoria]] <-> [[Whitefield]]
 
   
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
* This is a unique fleet, since it is the only train that does not operate on all [[Stepford Connect]] routes; it only operates on 6 of the 13 routes.
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* These trains only operate on 6 out of the 13 Stepford Connect routes, R003, R004, R006, R007, R022 and the exclusive [[R009]] ([[Stepford Victoria]] to [[Edgemead]]).
* The [[R009]] service is exclusive to this fleet.
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* These trains are the only trains that require experience to purchase.
* This is also the only fleet that requires experience to buy.
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* These trains are one of the three most expensive trains in SCR. The others are the [[Class 387]] and the [[Class 802]].
* This train is also the first (and currently only) locomotive-hauled train in SCR.
 
* The coaches are British Rail Mark 3 Coaches.
 
* This is the only train that has swing doors. While in the game they are automatic, in real life they are hand-operated. This could be a retrofit as some real operators have put sliding doors on their mark 3 coaches.
 
* This train is one of the three most expensive trains in SCR. The others are the [[Class 387]] and the [[Class 802]].
 
* This is the only train that doesn't have access to any of the Airport stations.
 
* This train has been upgraded to [[Next Generation]] in August 8, 2019.
 
 
* This train does not stop at [[Stepford Airport Parkway]], [[Stepford Airport Central]], [[New Harrow]], and [[Elsemere Pond]].
 
* This train does not stop at [[Stepford Airport Parkway]], [[Stepford Airport Central]], [[New Harrow]], and [[Elsemere Pond]].
 
* This train does not terminate at [[Stepford UFC]], [[Berrily]], and [[Stepford Airport Central]].
 
* This train does not terminate at [[Stepford UFC]], [[Berrily]], and [[Stepford Airport Central]].
* When this train became NG, it was also able to do R004.
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* These trains have a unique livery, like the [[Class 458|Class 458/0]], [[Class 158]], [[Class 350]], [[Class 730]] and the [[Class 331|Class 331/0]].
* The locomotives have a distinct livery just like the [[Class 458|Class 458/0]], [[Class 158]], [[Class 350]], [[Class 730]] and the [[Class 331|Class 331/0]].
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* The Class 68 has the lowest class number in the game, however this change when the [[Class 43]] releases as an purchasable locomotive.
* The front and back engine had part of the SCR Logo on it.
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* The Class 68 is the only train, alongside the [[Class 720]], in all of SCR to not have a yellow front end.
* The class 68 has the lowest class number in the game.
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* Before this train became a [[Next Generation]] train, it wasn't able to do R004.
* For a day, this train was able to glitch onto other routes using the "Change Route at Terminus" Glitch, many took advantage of this and posted pictures of this train at Airport Central. Likewise, other trains were also able to glitch onto the Class 68 exclusive route, which was also taken advantage of with many people taking the Class 357 on R009.
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* This is the only train with a Kitchen car.
 
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== Goofs ==
 
== Goofs ==
* When this train approaches [[East Berrily]] and [[Beaulieu Park]], the announcer states that coach 4 will not open, but this train has no 4th coach. This may be counting the locomotives as coaches.
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* Sometimes, when the train gets really close to the buffer, the locomotive glitches into the coach, making the first coach impossible to enter
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== Gallery ==
 
== Gallery ==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
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Class 68 @ Stepford City.png
 
Class 68 @ Stepford City.png
 
NG Class 68.png
 
NG Class 68.png
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68edge.png
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Class 68 passing Stepford Cathederal.png
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
 
[[Category:Stepford Connect Fleet]]
 
[[Category:Stepford Connect Fleet]]
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[[Category:Next-Gen Trains]]
 
[[Category:Next-Gen Trains]]
 
[[Category:Stadler]]
 
[[Category:Stadler]]
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[[Category:Diesels]]

Revision as of 17:28, November 30, 2019


Overview

The Class 68 Eurolight is a diesel-electric locomotive manufactured by Vossloh and Stadler, in use on Stepford Connect. Two of these locomotives top-and-tailing three Mark 3 coaches can be purchased for 3000 points and 200 experience.

Trivia

Goofs

  • Sometimes, when the train gets really close to the buffer, the locomotive glitches into the coach, making the first coach impossible to enter

Gallery

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