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Gas turbine locomotives (Qbfmcpp)

Definition
Locomotives in which power developed by a turbine drives electric generators that supply traction power through electric motor-gear drives; they usually burn oil, but some that burn coal have been developed. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Locomotives by motive power (Qbfmcp)
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