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Diesel locomotive - Wikipedia


In a diesel-electric locomotive, the diesel engine drives either an electrical DC generator (generally, less than 3,000 ...

Diesel Locomotive Technology - Railway Technical Web Pages


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 motors ...

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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.

UP: Diesel-Electric Locomotives - Union Pacific


Although diesel locomotives first came to American railroads in the 1920s, their use was confined to switch engines, and later to passenger train locomotives.

How Diesel Locomotives Work | HowStuffWorks


It combines some great mechanical technology, including a huge, 12-cylinder, two-stroke diesel engine, with some heavy duty electric motors and generators, ...

Diesel Locomotives - American-Rails.com


Diesel-electric locomotives have been around in one shape or form since 1918 when the American Locomotive Company (Alco) joined with General Electric and  ...

Diesel-Electric Locomotives - Museum of the American Railroad


Museum of the American Railroad Established 1963. MUSEUM COLLECTIONS - ROLLING STOCK. DIESEL-ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVES: Atchison Topeka ...

Diesel Electric Locomotives - Edison Tech Center


How diesel electric locomotives work, history and engineering.

Why do trains use diesel electric powerplants while large ships use ...


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 was ...

Locomotives & Services | GE Transportation


GE Evolution Series Tier 4 Locomotive and the "GE Store". Experience how .... Trademarks are proprietary to General Electric Company or their respective owners.