In a diesel-electric locomotive, the diesel engine drives either an electrical DC
generator (generally, less than 3,000 ...
It combines some great mechanical technology, including a huge, 12-cylinder,
two-stroke diesel engine, with some heavy duty electric motors and generators, ...
The modern diesel locomotive is a self contained version of the electric
locomotive. Like the electric locomotive, it has electric drive, in the form of traction
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Jun 25, 2012 ... York-Durham Heritage Railway engineer, Brad L. explains the basics of how a
diesel electric locomotive works using an ALCO RS-11.
In a diesel-electric locomotive, the electrical generator and motors are the
transmission. When I worked in a locomotive factory 40 years ago, the machinery
Diesel-electric locomotives have been around in one shape or form since 1918
when the American Locomotive Company (Alco) joined with General Electric and
The traditional electric motor on a diesel-electric or electric locomotive is a DC
motor. Internally, DC motors have two main components: the stator is the ...
While it has been used in locomotives for over two decades (especially in ... them
to be used in most of the new diesel-electric locomotives in the United States.
The 1,000th locomotive is a GE Transportation Evolution® Series Tier 4 model for
CN ... the latest addition to PT KAI's fleet of existing diesel-electric locomotives.
diesel-electric locomotive  click to hear. Vehicle with a diesel engine turning a
generator that in turn powers the electric traction motors. diesel-electric ...