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Switching locomotives (Qbfmccs)

Definition
Locomotives used for switching cars in yards and terminals and usually built to carry all their weight on the driving wheels. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Types of locomotives (Qbfmcc)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Multiple unit locomotives (Qbfmccm)
Slave locomotives (Qbfmccp)