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power car

[′pau̇·ər ‚kär]
(aerospace engineering)
A suspended structure on an airship that houses an engine.
(mechanical engineering)
A railroad car with equipment for furnishing heat and electric power to a train.
A railroad car with controls, which can be operated by itself or as part of a train.
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Summary: Khantapada (Odisha) [India], May 11 (ANI): A fire broke out in the rear power car of New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express (22812) at 12:48 pm near Khantapada in Odisha on Saturday.
THE Volvo XC90 has been named the Car Dealer Power Car of the Year 2016, as voted for by dealers across the UK.
CAR DEALER Magazine named the Kia Rio as the winner of the Car Dealer Power Car of the Year at its annual awards ceremony, at the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth.
Most trains appear to be only six or eight carriages, two of which are power cars. Bring back 15 coach trains with an extra central power car to improve speed and acceleration while making tickets affordable for ordinary people.
1 The 'streamlined' power car nose is shaped in such a way that it might just cause it to ride up and over an obstruction, sufficiently to derail, despite the unit's great weight.
But it will be his father Nicholas who will be steering the 12 horse power car, which was built in 1904, on the annual car run today.
The broken-lines in Figure 3 indicate that the power car concerned was, for some considerable time, out of service in the repair/maintenance depot, often as a result of a severe failure or failures.
In TGV trains, traction motors are mounted under the body of the power car instead of directly on the support trucks.
Summary: Khantapada (Odisha) [India], May 11 (ANI): A fire broke out in the power car of New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express near Khantapada in Odisha on Saturday.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sept 7 (ANI): In another train derailment incident in one day, the engine and power car of Ranchi-Rajdhani Express went off the track today on Delhi's Shivaji bridge.