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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According to available information 57 diesel electric locomotives (cost Rs 46.
HGMU-30 Diesel Electric Locomotives (Revised), Procurement of 50 (25.
Eurotunnel has a fleet of 10 diesel electric locomotives krupp (model d1004 / ns 6400) which provides rescue missions and traction services in the tunnel under the sleeve these locomotives are also authorized to run on the hs1 network.
Railways will procure 50 Diesel Electric Locomotives at a cost of Rs 19.
Diesel electric locomotives burn far less fuel and emit only a fraction of the amount of harmful Green House Gasses (GHG) as road and air transport vehicles.
Tenders are invited for Cleaning Solvent for Electrical Rotating Machines of Diesel Electric Locomotives, as per RDSO Specn.
634 million for preliminary design and drawings for upgradation and rehabilitation of Main Line and establishment of Dry Port near Havelian under the CPEC and hiring of design and drawings vetting consultants, Rs 825 million for procurement and manufacture of 75 new diesel electric locomotives, Rs one million for procurement of 150 diesel electric locomotives, Rs 272.
Pakistan Railways is buying 58 diesel electric locomotives from a US - Germany - China consortium for Rs 19.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Railways Haji Ghulam Ahmad Bilour has said that currently, Pakistan Railways (PR) has 281 non-functional Diesel Electric Locomotives due to non availability of spare parts.
As the fleet of diesel electric locomotives in the GCC region is expected to expand, EMD is developing a Service Center with Mohawarean Group to provide world-class aftermarket support for the existing fleet as well as future fleet expansion.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Railways Haji Ghulam Ahmad Bilour on Wednesday informed the National Assembly that currently, Pakistan Railways (PR) has 281 non-functional Diesel Electric Locomotives due to non availability of spare parts.
Mello added, "GE Transportation South America has built diesel electric locomotives including AC44, Dash 9 and the C Series in Brazil since 1967, and has produced more than 1,000 locomotives that are operating in more than 15 countries around the world.