locomotive haulage

locomotive haulage

[‚lō·kə′mōd·iv ¦hȯl·ij]
(mining engineering)
The use of locomotive-hauled mine cars to carry coal ore, workers, and materials in a mine.
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A diesel locomotive haulage system had been installed by the Coal Board to replace a rope system.
Rainhill deserves its place specifically because of the Locomotive Trials of 1829, which proved the superiority of the Rocket and of the concept of locomotive haulage.
For locomotive haulage, super-elevation, which helps to 'throw' the train round the bend, is needed for all but the slowest speeds.