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Locomotives (Qbfmc)

Definition
Self-propelled vehicles that run on rails, generate or convert energy into motion for the purpose of hauling rail cars, and generally have no space for a revenue load. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Train components (Qbfm)
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Types of locomotives (Qbfmcc)
Locomotives by motive power (Qbfmcp)
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Railroad cars (Qbfmk)