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Electric locomotives (Qbfmcpk)

Definition
Locomotives in which the propulsion is effected by electric motors mounted on the vehicle; the electric power usually comes from an external source. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Locomotives by motive power (Qbfmcp)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Diesel locomotives (Qbfmcpd)
Diesel electric locomotives (Qbfmcpe)
Diesel hydraulic locomotives (Qbfmcph)
Gas turbine locomotives (Qbfmcpp)
Dual powered locomotives (Qbfmcpq)
Steam locomotives (Qbfmcps)