hydraulic locomotive

hydraulic locomotive

[hī′drȯ·lik ‚lok·ə′mōd·iv]
(mining engineering)
A diesel locomotive in which traction wheels are driven by hydraulic motors powered by a hydraulic system on the unit; used in mine haulage.
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The two-year project for Inco started the company into the development of additional hydraulic locomotive systems.
Description : Purchase of 30 Diesel hydraulic locomotives of 1250-1500 hp
The factory specializes in the overhaul of electric, diesel-electric, and diesel hydraulic locomotives as well as tram and trolley cars.
WITH reference to the contribution of Reg Ward (Nostalgia, Evening Telegraph, November 30) about Armstrong Siddeley, Bristol Siddeley and Rolls-Royce, I remember the lovely Armstrong Siddeley cars from the 1950s and the new diesel hydraulic locomotives on the western region of BR in the 1960s powered by Bristol Siddeley engines.
Perumka has 651 locomotives but only 432 units of them are fit including diesel electric and diesel hydraulic locomotives.
Tenders are invited for Rg Planned Repair On Diesel Hydraulic Locomotives of 1250 Hp, Endowed with Motor-Generator for Electric Heating of Passenger Trains