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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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27 (ANI): East Central Railways has started testing the first 12000 horse power freight locomotive at the Ministry of Railway-Alstom joint venture factory 'Madhepura Electric Locomotive Pvt.
Our vintage train travels north hauled by electric locomotive to meet an historic steam loco at Carnforth - 46100 Royal Scot or 46115 Scots Guardsman.
South Africa has confirmed it is buying locomotives from China for the first time, with Transnet Freight Rail signing a US$325 million contract with China South Rail (CSR) Zhouzhou Electric Locomotive.
The train began moving after the electric locomotive was uncoupled but before the steam engine could be attached.
Our vintage train travels north hauled by electric locomotive to meet an historic steam loco at Carnforth - either 46233 Duchess of Sutherland, 46100 Royal Scot or 46115 Scots Guardsman.
The company produced 38 sections of diesel locomotive 2TE-116U for Russia and Mongolia and 4 sections of electric locomotive 2EL5 for Ukrzaliznytsia, local railway monopoly.
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.
Electric Locomotives - A procurement cum Maintenance Agreement(PCMA) has been signed with Madhepura Electric Locomotive Private Limited (MELPL), a Joint Venture Company of Alstom Manufacturing India Limited and Ministry of Railways(26% equity limited to Rs.
The Railways has already taken measures towards this end, as SAIL has been asked to gear up production of electric locomotive wheels.
The gap of a locomotive manufacturing industry between China and any developed countries is relatively large, especially in high-power electric locomotive and EMUs.
This is the North American rail industry's first long-haul diesel electric locomotive modified with "after-market" experimental technology aimed at reducing exhaust emissions.