The GG1 (so named because it ran on an articulated pair of 4-6-0 frames, or ‘G’ frames in PRR terminology) was built by General Electric to run on 11,000 volts AC supplied by overhead power lines. It had twin crew cabs positioned some distance from either end of the loco with small windows for forward vision, giving a driving compartment much like conventional steam locomotives. The GG1 was a truly impressive locomotive, measuring over 79 feet long and weighing in at 475,000 pounds (215 metric tons), and capable of 100mph on lines like the Northeast Corridor. 140 were built for the PRR, eventually passing into new ownership and continuing to work for Amtrak, Conrail and Penn Central with several remaining in preservation today. PLEASE NOTE the GG1 Add-On requires the Northeast Corridor Expansion Pack (available separately) in order to run.
Included elements with this product:
GG1 electric locomotive in PRR livery
P70 passenger coaches
Scenarios included with this product:
Electric Revolution - Drive the flagship Congressional Limited Express service from New York to Washington DC, handing over the controls at Philadelphia
High Voltage - Drive the double headed ‘Pennsylvanian’ express service from Philadelphia to New York Penn
Run This Town - Today you will be running a main line service with one of the last few GG1s in service on the NEC between 30th Street and New York
Last Night on Broadway - You will be in charge the last New Jersey Transit service from New York, altered slightly to end at Trenton instead of South Amboy
Plus 4 free roams
PLEASE NOTE: The GG1 requires the Northeast Corridor Expansion Pack (available separately) in order to play these scenarios.
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