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Diesel electric locomotives (Qbfmcpe)

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A locomotive with a diesel engine that drives an electric generator that supplies electric power to traction motors for propelling the vehicle
Definition
Locomotives with a diesel engine that drives an electric generator that supplies electric power to traction motors for propelling the vehicle. (Source: TRT SN)
Broader Term
Locomotives by motive power (Qbfmcp)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Diesel locomotives (Qbfmcpd)
Diesel hydraulic locomotives (Qbfmcph)
Electric locomotives (Qbfmcpk)
Gas turbine locomotives (Qbfmcpp)
Dual powered locomotives (Qbfmcpq)
Steam locomotives (Qbfmcps)