Transport Fever

Transport Fever

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EMD SD45 Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway
Scenario: USA
Vehicle: Locomotive
File Size
168.561 MB
Aug 4, 2018 @ 7:17am
Aug 7, 2018 @ 5:24am
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EMD SD45 Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway

The EMD SD45 began production in late 1965 using General Motors' new 20-cylinder model 645E3 prime mover. The SD45's 20-cylinders meant it was extremely powerful, able to produce 3,600 horsepower, which was a significant reason so many railroads purchased the model. Sales for the SD45 took off rather quickly given EMD's stellar reputation as a locomotive builder through the mid-1960s. However, as railroads began to use the locomotive they began experiencing reliability issues. The 20-cylinder prime mover was experiencing teething issues and had a tendency to break crankshafts, naturally resulting in engine failures out on the road. While EMD soon fixed the problem many railroads were turned off of the locomotive after its initial problems and with the highly successful and reliable SD40 released in 1966 decided to just buy that model instead. In any event, the power the SD45 offered could not be denied.

- 3 Lod's
- Aging
- Manned and unmanned / turned versions
- custom soundset
- Locomotives as assets, with or without animations and sounds

Technical specifications:
- Maximum speed: 70 mph
- Power: 2684.5 kW / 3600 hp
- Tractive effort: 409.2 kN
- Availability: 1969 - 1999

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Bummstry Mar 17 @ 8:29am 
We need some for TPF2!! I love the ATSF skins. And I enjoy then here.
Isaiah53six Jan 15 @ 8:08pm 
any chance we can get these beauties for TF2?
NA4U Aug 19, 2018 @ 6:59pm 
@zukzf Hi, is there any way we could chat about how to fix some of the mods I have? I want to add a bell to my locos, and some better sounds. I'll add you as a friend so we can do that at your leisure.
rottmo Aug 14, 2018 @ 10:34pm 
I want to use him, how to change the age ? Aug 12, 2018 @ 12:51am 
hey zukzf are you planning on doing more ??? if soo can you do the red and silver sant fa war baonnet show over it spelt XD
zukzf  [author] Aug 10, 2018 @ 5:30am 
@stuvo The error should have been corrected with the last update (V1.1). Does it occur in an old save or in a new game?
stuvo Aug 10, 2018 @ 4:37am 
Why does this model show with a blue texture?
Isaiah53six Aug 6, 2018 @ 5:47pm 
Judith Aug 5, 2018 @ 8:42am 
great! Thx