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Related to Locomotive: electric locomotive, steam locomotive


Relating to locomotion, or movement from one place to another.
Synonym(s): locomotive, locomotory
[L. locus, place, + L. moveo, pp. motus, to move]
adjective Referring to locomotion; in medicine, locomotor is often preferred
noun A train


; locomotive movement from one place to another
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He said 75 locomotives of 4000 HP were imported from USA which were being used for freight trains.
Out of these 322 locomotives, 144 locomotives are almost new, having recently been procured and up-graded,' the official added.
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The locomotive schedule has a direct impact on efficiency, operation cost, and benefits of a railway.
Millions of people throughout the world ride behind and stand near steam locomotive boilers every year.
In July, Iran officially inaugurated the first factory specialized in locomotive production in an effort to boost the share of rail transportation in the country's public transportation.
Tornado has been in intensive use for some two-and-a-half years as the locomotive has operated across the UK on mainline charters and heritage railways.
Also, the contract stipulates an option for the purchase of an additional 100 locomotives.
Apart from supporting the WDG5 locomotive project, EMD intends to work actively with Indian Railways on several joint programs involving Engine testing and Engine performance optimization which will help both EMD and Indian Railways through the shared enhanced knowledge base.
Following restoration, two of the locomotives will be displayedat the Barry Rail Centre, while another willberestoredforuseonthe Barry Island railway.
Genset locomotives can handle all rail yard duties and continue to be the standard bearer for new US yard locomotives," said Mike Iden Union Pacific general director, car and locomotive engineering.