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 46.8 b including Rs 32.8 b foreign exchange component - FEC) will be bought; Rs 38.3 billion including Rs 25.97 billion FEC will be spent on upgrading signals and computer based interlocking, auto blocking of signals and centralization of traffic control system.
According to the official source in the Ministry of Railways, the initiative would attract Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) of diesel electric locomotives to invest in Pakistan locomotives Factory, Risalpur for manufacturing of diesel electric locomotives on joint venture basis.
An amount of Rs 1500 million has been allocated for procurement and Manufacturing of 50 Diesel Electric Locomotives.
Contract notice: Revision of 7 krupp diesel electric locomotives.
Rs 1900 million has been allocated for rehabilitation of 27 (HGMU-30 Class) diesel electric locomotives (revised).
Tenders are invited for Cleaning Solvent for Electrical Rotating Machines of Diesel Electric Locomotives, as per RDSO Specn.
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.
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.
These projects included Rehabilitation of 27 NGMU - 30 Diesel Electric Locomotives. Under this project, 27 existing over-aged HGMU - 30 Diesel Electric Locomotives of 3,000 HP will be rehabilitated at a cost of Rs 6.3 billion to make them fit for operation for another lease of life of 12-15 years.
Pakistan Railways have signed a contract agreement amounting to US$ 105.143 million for procurement of 75 Diesel Electric Locomotives with M/s Dongfang Electric Corporation China during December 31, 2008.
Tenders are invited for Tm Armature Complete For Use In Traction Motors Of Bg Diesel Electric Locomotives Alco Make Conforming To Rdso Specn.
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.

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