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Cargo EnginesEdit

Era 5 has 6 engines and a bonus engine.

Research, Era 5

Era 5 Research Tree

Usually the Centaur is the engine to aim for in era 5.

There are two different paths to the Basilisk:

  • Unicorn (A): 80 pts.
  • Medusa (B): 100 pts.

UnicornEdit

Main article: Unicorn
Unicorn
The Unicorn
Era 5 Marathoner
DE: Einhorn - PT: Unicornio
Tractive Force: 8 (max: 10)
Upgrade: Rubber ring spring: +2, $250,000, 35 RP
Reliability: 75% (max: 95%)
Upgrade: Spring tube: +10%, $70,000, 10 RP
Upgrade: Flexicoil: +10%, $70,000, 10 RP
Acceleration: 4/20 (max: 7/20)
Upgrade: Traction motor: +3, $50,000, 8 RP
Speed: 130 km/h (max: 160 km/h)
Upgrade: Trolley boom: +20 km/h, $120,000, 19 RP
Upgrade: Einholm pantograph: +10 km/h, $60,000, 8 RP

Purchase Cost: $700,000 (max: $1,320,000 )
Research Cost: 50 RP (max: 140 RP)
Prerequisites: none
Enables: Basilisk with Trolley boom + Rubber ring spring (54 RP)
Sell price: $490,000 (max: $924,000)

Medusa - TágideEdit

Main article: Medusa
Medusa
The Medusa
Era 5 Sprinter
Tractive Force: 8 (max: 9)
Upgrade: Circular cone spring: +1, $125,000, 20 RP
Reliability: 45% (max: 65%)
Upgrade: Actuator motor: +20%, $110,000, 20 RP
Acceleration: 12/20 (max: 16/20)
Upgrade: Transformer cooling: +4, $50,000, 7 RP
Speed: 200 km/h (max: 240 km/h)
Upgrade: Aero-dynamics: +25 km/h, $100,000, 16 RP
Upgrade: Steel tyre: +15 km/h, $80,000, 12 RP

Purchase Cost: $900,000 (max: $1,365,000 )
Research Cost: 65 RP (max: 140 RP)
Prerequisites: none
Enables: Basilisk with Transformer cooling + Actuator motor + Aero-dynamics (43 RP)
Sell price: $630,000 (max: $955,500)

Basilisk - SagresEdit

Main article: Basilisk
Basilisk
The Basilisk
Era 5 All-rounder
Tractive Force: 10 (max: 11)
Upgrade: Hydraulics mounting: +1, $150,000, 19 RP
Reliability: 50% (max: 75%)
Upgrade: Imbalance wheel: +15%, $100,000, 15 RP
Upgrade: Hollow shaft drive: +10%, $70,000, 10 RP
Acceleration: 6/20 (max: 8/20)
Upgrade: Jackshaft: +2, $60,000, 8 RP
Speed: 130 km/h (max: 160 km/h)
Upgrade: Carter propulsion: +20 km/h, $220,000, 15 RP
Upgrade: Driving wheel: +10 km/h, $150,000, 11 RP

Purchase Cost: $800,000 (max: $1,550,000 )
Research Cost: 55 RP (max: 133 RP)
Prerequisites: Unicorn + Flexicoil + Rubber ring spring (104 RP)
OR
Medusa + Transformer cooling + Actuator motor (108 RP)
Enables: Satyr with Hydraulics mounting + Jackshaft (27 RP)
AND
Aten with Imbalance wheel + Carter propulsion + Driving wheel (41 RP)
Sell price: $560,000 (max: $1,085,000)

Satyr - FogueteEdit

Main article: Satyr
Satyr
The Satyr
Era 5 Long-haul engine
Tractive Force: 10 (max: 12)
Upgrade: Induction regulator: +1, $150,000, 20 RP
Upgrade: Retractable current collector: +1, $135,000, 18 RP
Reliability: 40% (max: 60%)
Upgrade: Mitchell transmission: +10%, $80,000, 12 RP
Upgrade: Joint lock: +10%, $80,000, 12 RP
Acceleration: 2/20 (max: 3/20)
Upgrade: Armature winding: +1, $80,000, 11 RP
Speed: 230 km/h (max: 280 km/h)
Upgrade: Pivot pin: +30 km/h, $130,000, 18 RP
Upgrade: Traction Motor: +20 km/h, $100,000, 12 RP

Purchase Cost: $1,100,000 (max: $1,855,000 )
Research Cost: 70 RP (max: 173 RP)
Prerequisites: Basilisk + Jackshaft + Carter propulsion (186 Unicorn or 190 Medusa RP)
Enables: Talos with Induction regulator + Armature winding + Pivot pin (49 RP)
Sell price: $770,000 (max: $1,298,500)

LeviathanEdit

Main article: Leviathan
Leviathan
The Leviathan
Era 5 Traction giant
DE: Leviathan - PT: Serpente
Tractive Force: 15 (max: 18)
Upgrade: Metal rectifier: +2, $250,000, 30 RP
Upgrade: Flange oiler: +1, $115,000, 14 RP
Reliability: 35% (max: 50%)
Upgrade: Thyristor: +15%, $120,000, 16 RP
Acceleration: 1/20 (max: 2/20)
Upgrade: Johnson transformer: +1, $200,000, 25 RP
Speed: 80 km/h (max: 100 km/h)
Upgrade: Rubber ring propulsion: +5 km/h, $80,000, 10 RP
Upgrade: Asynchronous motor: +15 km/h, $220,000, 28 RP

Purchase Cost: $1,200,000 (max: $2,185,000 )
Research Cost: 75 RP (max: 198 RP)
Prerequisites: Aten + Einholm pantograph + Power car + Flexible bogie + Forsti transmission (343 Unicorn or 347 Medusa RP)
Enables: Centaur with Johnson transformer + Rubber ring propulsion + Asynchronous motor + Metal rectifier (93 RP)
Sell price: $840,000 (max: $1,529,500)

Centaur - PioneiroEdit

Main article: Centaur
Centaur
The Centaur
Era 5 Multi-slot engine
Tractive Force: 42 (max: 50)
Upgrade: Spring cups: +4, $600,000, 18 RP
Upgrade: Titan gear wheels: +4, $600,000, 17 RP
Reliability: 60% (max: 80%)
Upgrade: Shaw bumper: +10%, $400,000, 12 RP
Upgrade: Traction Motor: +10%, $400,000, 12 RP
Acceleration: 15/20 (max: 20/20)
Upgrade: Electronics: +3, $200,000, 7 RP
Upgrade: Air suspension: +2, $150,000, 4 RP
Speed: 100 km/h (max: 135 km/h)
Upgrade: Transformer: +20 km/h, $800,000, 24 RP
Upgrade: Flange oilers: +15 km/h, $600,000, 18 RP

Purchase Cost: $5,000,000 (max: $8,750,000 )
Research Cost: 85 RP (max: 197 RP)
Spaces in EH: 4
Prerequisites: Leviathan + Johnson transformer + Metal rectifier + Rubber ring propulsion + Asynchronous motor (511 Unicorn or 515 Medusa RP)
OR
Talos + Rubber ring propulsion + Flexicoil + Air suspension (532 Medusa or 528 Unicorn RP)
Enables: Coupling with Spring cups + Titan gear wheels + Transformer + Flange oilers + Shaw bumper + Traction Motor + Electronics + Air suspension (112 RP)
Sell price: $3,500,000 (max: $6,125,000)

Sphinx (bonus engine)Edit

Main article: Sphinx
Sphinx
The Sphinx
Era 5
DE: Sphinx; PT: Trébaruna
Tractive Force: 12 (max: 14)
Upgrade: Fiamma casimg: +2, 100  Gold
Reliability: 75% (max: 85%)
Upgrade: Vasa lubrication: +10%, 100  Gold
Acceleration: 10/20 (max: 15/20)
Upgrade: Vasa lubrication: +5, 100  Gold
Speed: 160 km/h (max: 185 km/h)
Upgrade: Ellevarg alternator: +25 km/h, 100  Gold

Purchase Cost: 2,500 Gold (max: 2,900 Gold)
Prerequisites: bonus

Era 6 - CouplingEdit

The Era 5 engines can carry Era 6 goods with use of the Hopper coupling, costing 90 research pts., and requiring a fully researched Centaur. The minimal complete cost of coupling is 693 RP.

Comparison of Cargo Engine PerformanceEdit

Engine Reliability Acceleration (/20) WSP Speed km/h Tractive Force Slots Reliability* WSP* Speed km/h*
Unicorn 95% 7 1600 160 10 1 99.17% 1587 159
Medusa 65% 16 2160 240 9 1 94.17% 2034 226
Basilisk 75% 8 1760 160 11 1 95.83% 1687 153
Satyr 60% 3 3360 280 12 1 93.33% 3136 261
Leviathan 50% 2 1800 100 18 1 91.67% 1650 92
Centaur 80% 20 1687.5
(6750)
135 12.5
(50)
4 96.67% 1631
(6525)
131
Sphinx 85% 15 2590 185 14 1 97.5% 2525 180

Notes
The values are for fully upgraded engines.
(Bracketed) values show the value for the train instead of the sortable values that are per train slot.
*Red values indicate averages based on an 8 hour servicing schedule (All values are rounded but Reliability is to 2)

Passenger EnginesEdit

TalosEdit

Main article: Talos
Talos
The Talos
Era 5 Multi-slot passenger engine
Tractive Force: 800 (max: 880)
Upgrade: Flexicoil: +80, $650,000, 22 RP
Reliability: 70% (max: 85%)
Upgrade: Air suspensior: +15%, $500,000, 16 RP
Acceleration: 15/20 (max: 18/20)
Upgrade: Spring tube: +3, $200,000, 6 RP
Speed: 90 km/h (max: 120 km/h)
Upgrade: Rubber ring propulsion: +15 km/h, $800,000, 25 RP
Upgrade: Transformer cooling: +15 km/h, $600,000, 20 RP

Purchase Cost: $4,000,000 (max: $6,750,000 )
Research Cost: 80 RP (max: 169 RP)
Spaces in EH: 4
Prerequisites: Satyr + Induction regulator + Armature winding + Pivot pin (359 Unicorn 363 Medusa RP)
Enables: Centaur with Rubber ring propulsion + Flexicoil + Air suspensior (63 RP)
Sell price: $2,800,000 (max: $4,725,000)

AtenEdit

Main article: Aten
Aten
The Aten
Era 5 Passenger train
Tractive Force: 120 (max: 145)
Upgrade: Power car: +10, $150,000, 18 RP
Upgrade: Speed notch switch: +15, $200,000, 25 RP
Reliability: 30% (max: 50%)
Upgrade: Flexible bogie: +20%, $175,000, 14 RP
Acceleration: 2/20 (max: 5/20)
Upgrade: Einholm pantograph: +2, $120,000, 14 RP
Upgrade: Hollow shaft drive: +1, $50,000, 6 RP
Speed: 260 km/h (max: 300 km/h)
Upgrade: Forstl transmission: +20 km/h, $125,000, 14 RP
Upgrade: Traction inverter: +20 km/h, $110,000, 13 RP

Purchase Cost: $850,000 (max: $1,780,000 )
Research Cost: 75 RP (max: 179 RP)
Prerequisites: Basilisk + Imbalance wheel + Carter propulsion + Driving wheel (204 Medusa or 200 Unicorn RP)
Enables: Leviathan with Einholm pantograph + Power car + Flexible bogie + Forstl transmission (60 RP)
Sell price: $595,000 (max: $1,246,000)

IcarusEdit

Main article: Icarus
Icarus
The Icarus
Era 5
Tractive Force: 170 (max: 190)
Upgrade: MacFooly spring cup: +20, 100  Gold
Reliability: 75% (max: 85%)
Upgrade: Lemmi connector: +10%, 100  Gold
Acceleration: 15/20 (max: 20/20)
Upgrade: Papas Idee commutator: +5, 100  Gold
Speed: 320 km/h (max: 365 km/h)
Upgrade: ejp shaft: +45 km/h, 100  Gold

Purchase Cost: 2,500 Gold (max: 2,900 Gold)
Prerequisites: bonus

Comparison of Passenger Engine PerformanceEdit

Engine Reliability Acceleration (/20) WSP Speed km/h Tractive Force Slots Reliability* WSP* Speed km/h*
Talos 85% 18 26400
(105600)
120 220
(880)
4 97.5% 25740
(102960)
117
Aten 50% 5 43500 300 145 1 91.67% 39875 275
Icarus 85% 20 69350 365 190 1 97.5% 67616 356

Notes
The values are for fully upgraded engines.
(Bracketed) values show the value for the train instead of the sortable values that are per train slot.
*Red values indicate averages based on an 8 hour servicing schedule (All values are rounded but Reliability is to 2)

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