20-T Railcrawler Conveyex Transport

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Craft: Kuat Drive Yards ATD-C45 Conveyex Engine
Type: Tracked Rapid Transport
Scale: Walker
Length: 25.4 meters
Skill: Track Vehicle Operation
Crew: 2 (drive, co-driver/engineer)
Passengers: No
Cargo Capacity: 200 kilograms
Cover: Full
Altitude Range: Ground track
Cost: 140,000 credits
Maneuverability: 0D
Move: 30; 90 kmh
Body Strength: 3D
Game Notes: Trackbound: As a rail train, a Railcrawler is severely restricted in its mobility compared to other vehicles. A Railcrawler can only move along its track. but it can change to a different track if one is available. In order to reverse direction, a Railcrawler must first reduce its current speed to 0.

Craft: Caboose With Stabilizer Bars
Scale: Walker
Length: 12.8 meters
Passengers: 2
Cargo Capacity: 0
Cover: Full
Body: 3D
Weapons:
2 Medium Repeating Laser Cannons (fire-linked)
Fire Arc: Rear
Skill: Vehicle blaster
Scale: Walker
Fire Control: 1D
Range: 3-50/120/300
Damage: 4D
Double Anti-Aircraft Laser
Fire Arc: Turret
Skill: Vehicle blasters
Scale: Speeder
Fire Control: 2D
Range: 50-100/300/1.2 km
Damage: 4D

Craft: Cargo Container
Scale: Walker
Length: 12.8 meters
Passengers: 6
Cargo Capacity: 5 Metric Tons
Cover: Full
Body: 3D
Game Notes: High security containers are accessible with quantumswitch code keys, which contain shape-shifting data lattices and contact terminals, and signatures of their wearers (Very Difficult (25) Security check).

Background: The 20-T Railcrawler conveyex transport, known simply as the conveyex, and also known under its manufacturing code ATD-C45, was a model of heavily armored cargo train manufactured by Kuat Drive Yards. It saw action during the reign of the Galactic Empire.

For rapid transport of special cargo across surface distances on frontier worlds, the Empire used heavily armored conveyex vehicles that could travel along rails winding through treacherous terrains. Unlike other train systems, however, conveyex systems use narrow, seemingly endless link belts similar to tank treads, rather than steel wheels and tracks.

It had several high-security containers that were only accessible with quantum-switch code keys, which contained shape-shifting data lattices and contact terminals, and signatures of their wearers. For example, the container ICC-5537 once carried 400 kilograms of the hyperfuel coaxium. They were sometimes guarded by range troopers to protect valuable freight. Conveyex transports were a large target for criminals and train robbers, though an assault on one typically resulted in the criminals’ destruction.

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