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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Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: supplies of diesel oil for diesel locomotive with the service refueling.
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.
This diesel locomotive has been produced at the cost of 77 billion rials and it is about 3,710 kilos in weight.
But unfortunately, the supporting diesel locomotive broke down in the Northallerton to Leeming Bar area.
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 test train, sponsored by National Express East Coast, consisted of 10 carriages and a class 67 diesel locomotive, equating to about 550 tonnes, and ran at up to 75mph.
The Deltic diesel locomotive Royal Scots Grey dates from the 1960s and is owned by Huddersfield wet suit makers Beaver Sports.
A HERITAGE diesel locomotive has arrived at Llangollen to be the star of next weekend's big rail enthusiasts' gala.
The locomotives were built by taking an old diesel locomotive with a sound base structure and completely rebuilding the top to accommodate batteries, a generator and a small diesel engine.
According to ESW, 16 XTRM Cat catalysts will be installed into a GM EMD 645E3, 16-cylinder, two-stroke diesel locomotive engine being used in a commuter rail application.

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