Hovertrain

Model: Ubrikkian Type VI-C RepulsorTrain Engine
Type: Repulsorlift train
Scale: Walker
Length: 25.51 meters
Skill: Repulsorlift operation: repulsortrain
Crew: 2
Crew Skill: Repulsorlift operation 4D+1
Cargo Capacity: 50 kilograms (does not include cargo cars)
Cover: Full
Altitude Range: Ground to 35 meters
Cost: 151,000 credits (new)
Maneuverability: 0D
Move: 280; 800 kmh
Body Strength: 4D+1
Game Notes: Can pull up to twenty cars per engine.

Background: Hovertrains (also hover-train, bullet car, maglev train, maglev car, or magnetic-lift train) were repulsorlift vehicles with a repulsorlift generator in the main cockpit pod and in every wagon connected behind, and can run over a single rail track, or hung below rail tracks.

Powered by a central generator and used to connect several point in a city for different purposes, they carried immense loads of cargo like ammo, supplies, personnel or used for public transportation.

The train could carry artillery guns on specialized carriages to defend its crew and cargo.

Model: Ubrikkian Repulsorlift Passenger Car
Type: Repulsorlift train passenger car
Scale: Walker
Length: 22.5 meters
Cargo Capacity: 250 kilograms
Passengers: 45
Cover: Full
Altitude Range: Ground to 35 meters
Cost: 85,000 credits (new)
Body Strength: 4D

Background: The passenger car is one of the most commonly found train cars in the galaxy as it is perfect for civilian transit trains and also makes for an excellent armored personnel transport for military purposes. They typically offer seating for up to forty passengers (civilians or troops) as well as room for any carry-on cargo that they may have.

Model: Ubrikkian Repulsorlift Cargo Car
Type: Repulsorlift train cargo car
Scale: Walker
Length: 22.5 meters
Cargo Capacity: 10 metric tons (or 5 CAVs or 20 speeder bikes/swoops)
Cover: Full
Altitude Range: Ground to 35 meters
Cost: 70,000 credits (new)
Body Strength: 3D+2

Background: The cargo train, while quite useful in civilian purposes, is more commonly found on military trains for the transportation of supplies and ground vehicles from place to place. The military versions feature folding side ramps for quick loading and unloading of vehicles and supplies.

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