Fringian Reefer Wagon

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Reefer Wagon
Tech Level TL–5
Mass 12.6 Tons
Cost Cr163,000
Mode Ground (Rail)
Type Railroad Wagon
Speed -
Cargo 63m³
Crew -
Passengers -
Armament none

The Reefer Wagon is a Railroad Vehicle. It requires a railroad network of the correct gauge to operate.

Description / Specifications[edit]

An enclosed cargo wagon designed to be towed by a railroad locomotive.

Hull / Suspension[edit]

An enclosed box-shaped hull constructed from steel.

  • Length: 13.6m, Width: 3.2m, Height: 3.9m.
  • Overall Volume: approximately 170m³ (12.6 dTons).
  • Unloaded Weight: 25,300 kg.

The overall volume measures the vehicles maximum dimensions and includes track clearance. The enclosed volume of the hull is lower.

The Reefer Wagon is fitted with wheels mounted in trucks, helping to distribute the weight and enabling it to traverse curves in the track.

  • The vehicle is designed to operate on rail networks. The gauge (the distance between the inner faces of the two rails) for railroad networks within the Distant Fringe is generally 1.5m and most examples of the wagon are built to match that standard.


The Reefer Wagon has an electrical generator and storage batteries that can independently power its onboard environmental systems for up to a day.


The Reefer Wagon is unpowered. It is moved by being coupled to a railroad locomotive.

  • Wagons are fitted with an automatic coupling system. The linkage also includes pressure hoses that connect to the locomotive and operate the wagons braking system.


The body of the Reefer Wagon consists of an enclosed compartment with a volume of 65m³ (4.6 dTons). The vehicle has full environmental protection (the hull is sealed) and is fitted with full climate control. The cargo hold is accessed by sliding side doors.

  • Cargo Storage: 63m³ (4.5 dTons).
  • Maximum load: 68,700 kg.
    • Maximum Gross Weight: 94,000 kg.


Running lights.

History / Background[edit]

A wagon designed to provide special environmental conditions for cargo. Typically this is refrigeration.

See also: Vehicles of the Distant Fringe

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