diesel electric locomotive


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diesel electric locomotive

[¦dē·zəl ə¦lek·trik ‚lō·kə′mōd·iv]
(mechanical engineering)
A locomotive with a diesel engine driving an electric generator which supplies electric power to traction motors for propelling the vehicle. Also known as diesel locomotive.
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GE's model C30ACi, the first AC diesel electric locomotive to be introduced to sub-Saharan Africa, will have an engine that delivers 3,300 Gross HorsePower (GHP) using an electronic fuel-injection system that automatically supplies the exact amount of fuel needed for optimal engine efficiency.
An amount of Rs 1500 million has been allocated for procurement and Manufacturing of 50 Diesel Electric Locomotives.
The ECNEC also approved two projects of Railways one for procurement of 50 Diesel Electric Locomotives and the other pertaining to Rehabilitation of 30 Diesel Electric Locomotives.
According to sources in the AGP, railways management illegally amended bidding documents of the procurement and manufacturing of 75 Diesel Electric Locomotives (DEL) in violation of Public Procurement Rules (PPRs), 2004, and the authority charged unjustified expenditure of Rs 30.
It is noteworthy that EMD is producing 25 new high power SD70ACS diesel electric locomotives for the Saudi Railways Company (SAR).
As an example of EMD's leading role in the Kingdom, the Company is cementing its commitment to Saudi Arabia by producing 25 new high power SD70ACS diesel electric locomotives for the Saudi Railways Company (SAR).
EMD) today announced it has signed the contract with the Public Investment Fund - Ministry of Finance to manufacture a quantity of 25 SD70ACS heavy haul AC diesel electric locomotives for Saudi Railway Company (SAR).
EMD has delivered to Transnet Freight Rail in the last 40 years over 600 diesel electric locomotives, which do form the backbone of Transnet Freight Rail's diesel fleet.
The MOU creates a framework by which Yakutia Railways, under GE license, will modernize diesel electric locomotives at Yakutia Railways facility in Aldan, Russia utilizing GE FDL engine kits manufactured at GE Transportation facilities in Erie and Grove City, PA.
Contract award: "supply of 4 (four) diesel electric locomotives, used series 06 or equivalent".
Rs 1900 million has been allocated for rehabilitation of 27 (HGMU-30 Class) diesel electric locomotives (revised).
Under this project, 27 existing over-aged HGMU - 30 Diesel Electric Locomotives of 3,000 HP will be rehabilitated at a cost of Rs 6.