railway locomotive


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Related to railway locomotive: locomotive engine, Diesel train
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Noun1.railway locomotive - a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracksrailway locomotive - a wheeled vehicle consisting of a self-propelled engine that is used to draw trains along railway tracks
choo-choo - a child's word for locomotive
diesel locomotive - a locomotive driven by a diesel engine
dinkey, dinky - a small locomotive
electric locomotive - a locomotive that is powered by an electric motor
cowcatcher, fender, buffer, pilot - an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track
footplate - the platform in the cab of a locomotive on which the engineer stands to operate the controls
iron horse - (c. 1840) an early term for a locomotive
pilot engine - a locomotive that precedes a train to check the track
self-propelled vehicle - a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion
shunter - a small locomotive used to move cars around but not to make trips
steam locomotive - a locomotive powered by a steam engine
donkey engine, switch engine - a locomotive for switching rolling stock in a railroad yard
tank engine, tank locomotive - a locomotive that carries its own fuel and water; no tender is needed
traction engine - steam-powered locomotive for drawing heavy loads along surfaces other than tracks
railroad train, train - public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive; "express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction"
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The Minister said the Japanese companies should benefit from business opportunities in Railway locomotive factory Risalpur and Carriage factory Islamabad.
He also proposed that Japanese companies should avail opportunities of investment in Railway Locomotive Factory Risalpur and Carriage Factory Islamabad.
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Members of Caledonian Railway Locomotive staff at Stirling gathered in the Ambulance Hall to honour a former workmate for his bravery in the war.
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A MINIATURE railway locomotive built in Huddersfield is to compete with rivals from around the country.
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The weekly summer service, hauled by the former Great Western Railway locomotive 5029 Nunney Castle, will resume on Sunday, July 6 until Sunday, September 14.

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