During travel, it produces a great deal of smoke and spits out soot, but it's low-priced in service.
Although, Rocket locomotive is generally more efficient, it may be a good idea to keep it in depot as a spare locomotive at the early stage of the game.
3 levels of Research may be conducted to increase Speed & Reliability:
The # of Carts, Efficiency, Reliability, Speed & Chance to obtain items ratings are approximations based upon the in-game bar graphs for each:
|5 2 3||1||180%||150||100%||10%|
|1 1 1||1||180%||200||100%||10%|
|1 1 1||1||180%||200||110%||10%|
|1 1 1||1||180%||400||110%||10%|
- For more on Locomotive Ratings, please refer to the main Locomotive Article.
Maintenance & Dismantling
A Puffing Billy may be Dismantled for random Parts determined by its level of Upgrade:
|Upgrade Level||Possible Parts|
|None or Partial|