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Locomotive

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Traction motor | with Wheel assembly | of 4500hp | WDP4 train locomotive

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Traction motor testing before fitting in locomotive..

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1 MW (~1350 hp) locomotive DC electric motor spinning up at full power.

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How a Diesel Electric locomotive works?

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Locomotive Traction Motor Burned up on CSX Q025

A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train. If a locomotive is capable of carrying a payload, it is usually rather referred to as multiple units, motor coaches, railcars or power cars; the use of these self-propelled vehicles is increasingly common for passenger trains, but rare for freight.
  • Types 

  • Etymology 

  • Classifications 

  • Use 

  • Operational role 

  • Wheel arrangement 

  • Remote control locomotives 

  • Comparison to multiple units 

  • Locomotives in numismatics