"Engineers call this locomotive the draft horse of rail transport. It might not be the prettiest toy in the box, but it's definitely dependable; it can pull three maximum-weight carriages and never sputter".
This is a "special offer" train which can only be obtained through a promotional sale (and only for cash).
- Can pull up to three carriages
- Is more efficient than Decapod locomotive
After installing 2nd upgrade (Suspension), the locomotive will get an infinity reliability (i.e. never require repairs). Even though, the locomotive has decent characteristics, it is limited in supported carriage types and counts against depot capacity.
Research & Upgrade
Since the locomotive can be purchased only via special offer, it doesn't require initial research:
By installing a suspension, the locomotive will no longer require repairs and will never break down.
A fully upgraded Mallet locomotive is certainly better than Decapod due to better Efficiency.
Upgrade and Statistics
The # of Carts, Efficiency, Reliability, Speed & Chance to obtain items ratings are approximations based upon the in-game bar graphs for each.
|3 5 2||3||110%||700||100%||33%|
|400 5 1||3||110%||∞||100%||33%|
|70 1 1||3||150%||∞||100%||33%|
A locomotive is available via special offer only. Actual price may vary. There is no way to purchase it for in-game gold. Latest cost (approx): $5.99 USD/EUR - Nov 2016.
Maintenance & Dismantling
A Mallet may be Dismantled for random Parts: