diesel-electric locomotive


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Noun1.diesel-electric locomotive - a locomotive driven by the electric current generated by a diesel engine
diesel locomotive - a locomotive driven by a diesel engine
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The technology includes ultra-low profile (ULP) mining and integrated brake-testing equipment, as well as rail-bound transport solutions, such as a unique hybrid diesel-electric locomotive.
One of these locomotives was a 53-year old diesel-electric locomotive manufactured by the American Locomotive Company, they added.
The Company is the only diesel-electric locomotive manufacturer to have produced more than 70,000 engines and has the largest installed base of diesel-electric locomotives in both North America and internationally.
Problems of Making Artificial Tractive Effort-Speed Curves in the Diesel-Electric Locomotive Having DC/DC system
in May, cites the example of the General Electric Evolution diesel-electric locomotive as evidence of a shift away from mechanical drives and controls.
Like any conventional diesel-electric locomotive, each engine powers a rail specification Newage HC5 generator specifically engineered for this application.
Officials said an Army diesel-electric locomotive will be retrofitted with an FC power plant, which will then be demonstrated in an Army nontactical application in order to facilitate commercialization of FC power for rail transportation.
Chugging along at 10 mph in a 38-year-old diesel-electric locomotive, they passed rice fields, walnut orchards and marshes that are a bird watcher's paradise.
This order helps validate GE's investment in market-leading AC heavy-haul, diesel-electric locomotive technology and the performance value it provides," said Lorenzo Simonelli, President and CEO of GE Transportation.
This agreement is another milestone validating GE's investment in market-leading AC heavy-haul, diesel-electric locomotive technology and the performance value it provides our customers," said Lorenzo Simonelli, President and CEO of GE Transportation.
1 "Perform lifting repair of diesel-electric locomotive 06-080 property of" BDZ-Freight services "in connection with the execution of the repair program for 2015";
GE will manufacture its six-axle diesel-electric locomotive with a 12-cylinder 3,000 horsepower FDL-series diesel engine in Erie, Pennsylvania, US.