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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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In terms of revenue, the electric locomotive market for traction transformers is the largest, but shipment-wise, EMUs are the major contributors.
The train began moving after the electric locomotive was uncoupled but before the steam engine could be attached.
The 2 ventures - Electric Locomotive Factory at Madhepura and Diesel Locomotive Factory at Marhowra are of amount around Rs.
Alstom, French major has been awarded the contract to build an electric locomotive factory at Madhepura in Bihar that will deliver 800 high horse power (12,000 HP) electric locomotive over a period of 11 years.
According to Albert Enste, Vice President International, "The significant value that this relationship provides the MOT and ENR with the tools it needs to expand its current fleet with world class products as well as revitalize its older existing fleet of diesel electric locomotive, keeping its leadership roll in the Middle East region.
Under the backdrop of electrification of the Chinese railways and the increasing construction of high-speed railway & urban rail transit, products like AC transmission high-power locomotive, electric locomotive, electric multiple units (EMU), urban rail & subway vehicle have been the highlights of market growth in this industry.
Boardman explained the first Amtrak Cities Sprinter ACS-64 electric locomotive is to be delivered in February 2013 and will operate at speeds up to 125 mph (201 kph) on the Northeast Corridor from Washington, D.
1) 48 complete propulsion systems for locomotives series of EU / EP07,2) 34 complete locomotives Wheelchair Drive for a series of EU / EP073) 24 dwumaszynowych converters for locomotives series of EU / EP074) 2 complete night drive electric locomotive EP08 series,5) 2 dwumaszynowych converters for locomotive EP08 series.
Electric locomotive, track width 1,435 mm, three-phase asynchronous traction motor, multi-system locomotive.
branch" "Atbasar electric locomotive factory" "Company" "Kamkor Locomotive" "- Akmola.
The gap of a locomotive manufacturing industry between China and any developed countries is relatively large, especially in high-power electric locomotive and EMUs.