switch engine


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Noun1.switch engine - a locomotive for switching rolling stock in a railroad yardswitch engine - a locomotive for switching rolling stock in a railroad yard
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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Every flat-car, box-car, coach, asthmatic switch engine, and even hand-car that mob of Spiggoties had shoved off the dock into sixty feet of water on top of the Governor Hancock.
They heard the switch engines puffing in the railroad yards, and the rumbling thunder of the Seventh Street local slowing down in its run from the Mole to stop at West Oakland station.
The quartet, aged between 24 and 31, were said to have specialised in driving around Dubai and Sharjah looking for abandoned cars, breaking their glass, reprogramming the switch engine, starting the cars and then stealing them during April 2015.
Neale revealed that the decision to switch engine suppliers came because Mercedes is increasingly centred on their own works team at Brackley responsible, in the last eight months, for stealing Hamilton and technical director Paddy Lowe.
The facility is designed to accommodate high volume rail and truck traffic utilizing 33 truck dock doors, eight rail doors, a railcar storage track capacity of 50 cars with a dedicated owned switch engine, a 60-foot refrigerated dock and a 100-plus capacity trailer staging area.
Perryville Cold Storage is designed to accommodate high volume rail and truck traffic utilizing 33 truck dock doors, 8 rail doors, a railcar storage track capacity of 50 cars with a dedicated owned switch engine, a sixty foot refrigerated dock and a 100+ capacity trailer staging area.
Powershifts are undertaken using the dual clutch which can switch engine power between the two transmission sectors under load with no interruption to traction.
The company demonstrated its "Green Goat," a hybrid switch engine that uses microturbines and batteries, as well as its four liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered locomotives.
The DES-3326 switch engine integrates MACs, switching, routing and quality of service logic for all ports.
Based on Vitesse's Serval[TM] VSC7418 Carrier Ethernet Switch Engine with VeriTime[TM] 1588 technology and Microsemi's ZL30343 SyncE/IEEE1588 packet synchronizer (DPLL) and state-of-the-art clock recovery algorithm, the reference design enables customers to leverage Vitesse and Microsemi synchronization and timing expertise, and expedite time-to-market with next-generation network products.
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Intelligent Multi-service Platform Uses Vitesse Carrier Ethernet Switch Engine to Enable IP Edge Broadband Efficiencies