The first train on blockchain

Collect your favorite trains as NFTs on Cardano

About

What are BlockTrains

BlockTrains reflect memorable historical and current locomotives, put together with different sets of wagons. As in real-world railway network, BlockTrains NFT’s offer a wide variety of unique & rare combinations, to create your personal trains operating day and night. There will be 10.000 BlockTrains available on the Cardano Railways to be ready to roll into your personal train station soon!

Orientexpress
Deltic

Idea behind BlockTrains

BlockTrains will bring the first train on blockchain. Combining, as with cryptocurrency and Fiat money. Get ready to receive your own set of railways history collectible. When Stephenson opened the first 40 kilometres long public railway-track between Stockton and Darlington (UK), nobody was aware of the evolution and engineering efforts, which followed and led to an era of new opportunities of mobility. 2021 BlockTrains makes it possible to move such masterpieces from the rails directly on the blockchain!

Examples

Steam

Orient Express

The Orient Express was a long-distance luxury passenger train service created in 1883 by Compagnie Internationale des Wagons-Lits (CIWL). On the 5th of June 1883 its premiere connected Paris and Istanbul. It was often called ‘the king of trains – train for the kings’. It was suspended finally in 2009, and is remembered as the luxury hotel on rails.

Orientexpress

Steam

MALLARD 75

LNER 4468 Mallard is a LNER Class A4 4-6-2 steam locomotive built by the London & North Eastern Railway at Doncaster Works, England in 1938. It is historically significant as the holder of the world speed record for steam locomotives at 126 mph (203 km/h).

Orientexpress

Diesel

GE GEVO

The Evolution Series is a line of diesel locomotives built by GE Transportation Systems (now owned by Wabtec), initially designed to meet the U.S. EPA's Tier 2 locomotive emissions standards that took effect in 2005. The first pre-production units were built in 2003.

Orientexpress

Diesel

Deltic

The British Rail Class 55 is a class of diesel locomotive built in 1961 and 1962 by English Electric for British Railways. They gained the name 'Deltic' from the prototype locomotive, DP1 Deltic (the running number DP1 was never carried), which in turn was named after its Napier Deltic power units.

Orientexpress

Electric

Center Cab Switcher

The 'center cab' configuration is probably the best remembered transfer locomotive design, as the majority of these locomotives were built for transfer work in which freight cars are transported between two freight yards in a large terminal area.

Orientexpress

Roadmap

Orientexpress

02.05.2021

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