Lightning locomotive

The Lightning locomotive is a super fast special train. There is no way to purchase it except via this special offer for real money.

Key features:

  • Is the fastest locomotive in the game
  • Requires no room in depot
  • Never break down and never requires maintenance
  • Can be hitched to any available carriage in game

One of the best locomotives in the game. The only downside of Lightning is that it can pull up to 2 carriages. However, its enermous speed nullifies this limitation. Moreover, 3rd locomotive upgrade increases the speed even more.


The Lightning locomotive can be hitched to all carriage types.


No initial research is requited to obtain the locomotive. The following research options are possible:

Blueprints Time-icon Speedup-icon
Comfy-cabin 500 06:00:00 250 Blueprints
Steam-chest 1,500 12:00:00 750 Blueprints
Powerful-engine 2000 24:00:00 1000 Blueprints

Upgrade and statistics

Craft/Upgrade Train-length-icon Capacity-icon Reliability-icon Speed-icon Chance-icon
- 2 100% 130% 10
Comfy-cabin 5 Cogwheel 2 Thermostat 1 Superheater 2 100% 130% 35
Steam-chest 20 Crystal-icon 2 Crankshaft 2 Superheater 2 150% 130% 35
Powerful-engine 1Reducer 1Crank-gear 1Compound 2 150 700 140% 35


Lightning offer

As of December 2016, the price is about $7.99 (€7.99) and is available via special offer only. Actual price may vary. There is no way to purchase it for in-game gold.

Depending on sale options, Lightning locomotive may include three premium class carriages for free:

  • Big Open Boxcar
  • Carriage-dump cart
  • Sleeping Car

Three Premium carriages (overall cost is 480 Gold-icon, that would normally cost around €19) make this offer one of the most cost-effective Premium locomotive purchase in the game (even better than Decapod).


A Lightning may be Dismantled for random Parts:



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