electric locomotive

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Noun1.electric locomotive - a locomotive that is powered by an electric motorelectric locomotive - a locomotive that is powered by an electric motor
electric motor - a motor that converts electricity to mechanical work
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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At the end of its inaugural run, on March 14, 1938, we see the first electric train on the Newcastle to South Shields line pull into South Shields station.
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) continued to offer its hybrid electric train as the main rail vehicle for the Philippine National Railways (PNR).
We published a selection of electric train images earlier this year, and these too come from the Armstrong Railway Photographic Trust.
Electric train maintenance costs are typically 33% lower than a comparable diesel train.
By: MENA CAIRO - 7 November 2017: Transport Minister Hisham Arafat had a meeting with a delegation of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) on measures taken to implement the electric train project.
According to the cabinet's statement on Sunday, the suggested projects also included projects related to the transportation sector, namely an electric train for passengers to linkthe cities of 10th of Ramadan and El-Salam.
ISLAMABAD -- The cities of Riyadh and Dammam, Saudi Arabia will soon be connected by a high-speed electric train that will run at a speed of up to 300 kilometers per hour compared to the current 140km/h diesel-powered train, said president of the Saudi Railways Organization (SRO) Engineer Mohamed khaled al suwaiket.
You are more likely to get a seat and more likely to be on an electric train, and a service that is more frequent.
MODEL railways enthusiasts look set to be in seventh heaven when an electric train show comes to the region later this autumn.
The electric train Hrazdan-Almast-Hrazdan will cease operating on 1 Jan 2013.
Network Rail, on behalf of Crossrail, a major new railway that is under construction in the South East England, and which will link Berkshire and Buckinghamshire to Essex and Kent, via Greater London, has commenced the restoration of four bridges in Slough and Hillingdon, in readiness for the new electric train service.
The committee also decided to start immediate action concerning the qualification of corporate alliances and international institutions for the implementation of the electric train project in Riyadh.