Electro-Diesel Locomotive

Electro-Diesel Locomotive

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. An Electro-diesel locomotive (also referred to as dual-mode locomotive) is powered either from an electricity supply (like an electric locomotive) or by using the onboard diesel engine (like a diesel-electric locomotive). For the most part, these locomotives are built to serve regional, niche markets with a very specific purpose. Electro-diesel locomotives and electro-diesel multiple units are used to provide continuous journeys along routes that are only partly electrified without a change of locomotive, extensive running of diesel under the wires or where diesel engines are banned. They may be designed or adapted mainly for electric use, mainly for diesel use or to work well as either electric or diesel.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613597419X
  • 9786135974195