diesel locomotive

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Noun1.diesel locomotive - a locomotive driven by a diesel enginediesel locomotive - a locomotive driven by a diesel engine
diesel engine, diesel motor, diesel - an internal-combustion engine that burns heavy oil
diesel-electric, diesel-electric locomotive - a locomotive driven by the electric current generated by a diesel engine
diesel-hydraulic, diesel-hydraulic locomotive - a locomotive driven by a hydraulic transmission system powered by a diesel engine
locomotive, locomotive engine, railway locomotive, engine - a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
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Under a long-term lease from CZ Loko, PS has taken delivery of EffiLiner 1600 diesel locomotive number 753.
Lamb, who was a founding member of the Central Texas Section, was recognized with the award for his two books, Perfecting the American Steam Locomotive (Railroads Past and Present] and Evolution of the American Diesel Locomotive.
Collision of a minibus with a diesel locomotive at the railway crossing point in Aksu leaves 4 killed, all of them were lyceum students, Kazakh media reported.
The WSR boasts the first ex BR mainline diesel locomotive to operate on a preserved railway.
But unfortunately, the supporting diesel locomotive broke down in the Northallerton to Leeming Bar area.
In a landmark achievement for Indian Railways, a complete high-horsepower locomotive design has been completed by Research Designs and Standards Organization (RDSO) and Diesel Locomotive Works, (DLW) of Indian Railways, with the support of EMD.
This diesel locomotive has been produced at the cost of 77 billion rials and it is about 3,710 kilos in weight.
The Model Railroader's Guide to Diesel Locomotives is for any hobbyist who wants to find a diesel locomotive for a layout.
Summary: GE Transportation, a unit of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), announced today that it has been awarded UIC certificates E-001/2009-02 for its EvolutionA V12 diesel locomotive engines that power its Evolution Series locomotives.
The new diesel locomotive is more likely to aid in the preservation of the current steam engines by offsetting the rising cost to operate them," said AI LaPrade, chief mechanical engineer at the Cog Railway.
The Deltic diesel locomotive Royal Scots Grey dates from the 1960s and is owned by Huddersfield wet suit makers Beaver Sports.
Parker Lamb, Evolution of the American Diesel Locomotive, Indiana University Press, Bloomington IN (2007), 194 pp.

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