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Vintage diesels NSW. Smoke belching locomotives

4514 Newbridge, 4488 Cowan, 4716, Cowan Bank make more smoke than most steam locos.

Diesel Locomotive Basics

http://www.thegeekgroup.org - The first of our Vehicles series, we take a look at a Diesel Locomotive. Follow along as Chris and Bruce explore an old EMD SW9...

EMD 567 spectacular : Diesel locomotives

This is a set of my EMD 567 powered locomotive clips. There's nothing new here, I've just put them together as a celebration of the locomotives that I learne...

Biggest Diesel Locomotive (HD)

Union Pacific 6915 on public display in Pomona, CA. This big diesel is one of a few surviving examples. The new EMD SD59MX I caught in Redding, CA on my retu...

LDH70 Diesel-Hydraulic Locomotive Shunting Activity [December, 2011]

ENGLISH: Frosty mornings of winter creates problems on starting of diesel locomotives. Outdoor temperatures below -10 degrees makes diesel engines like unben...

A Classic American Diesel Locomotive, Lehigh Valley #112, Rolling Through Three Bridges, New Jersey

Historic Lehigh Valley SW-1 locomotive #112 pulls a private charter on the Black River & Western Railroad in June, 2013. The locomotive wears its original Le...

UK diesel locomotive compilation 2010-2013 - With Deltics, Westerns & Warships + many more

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How It Works: Diesel Electric Locomotive

York-Durham Heritage Railway engineer, Brad L. explains the basics of how a diesel electric locomotive works using an ALCO RS-11. Visit http://www.ydhr.ca fo...

Alco RS-3 and FPA-4 Diesel Locomotive Start-up

A 57 year old diesel locomotive comes to life after a multi-head change-out and liner/head re-lap. The unit originally was Delaware &Hudson (USA) 4099. The F...

Union Pacific diesel locomotives at the Cheyenne depot

Union Pacific crew change at the Cheyenne depot.

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126 news items

Financial Post
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:43:28 -0700

“The advantages of using diesel locomotives over steam were numerous,” says the EIA, which helped overcome the railroads' initial hesitation about switching given the vast amount of capital that was already invested in steam engines and their ...


U.S. News & World Report (blog)
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:56:15 -0700

Diesel locomotives may soon go the way of the steam engine. Liquefied natural gas, or LNG, may soon replace diesel in most of the country's freight locomotives, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said Monday. “It's still relatively much cheaper ...
Oman Daily Observer
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:03:45 -0700

Just as diesel locomotives ousted steam trains in the middle of the 20th century, LNG could replace diesel in the 21st. But despite the apparent cost savings from switching to gas from diesel, there are also “key uncertainties as to whether, and to ...
International Railway Journal
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 04:48:45 -0700

Dracup likens the adoption of LNG to the conversion from steam to diesel locomotives in the 1960s, a view shared by leaders in the North American railway industry, including BNSF president Mr Matt Rose. Dracup expects the market for LNG tenders and ...


Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:30:00 -0700

Transnet said the suppliers have complied with and exceeded the minimum local content criteria for rolling stock of 60% for electric locomotives and 55% for diesel locomotives. According to Transnet, its role in the agreement will ensure that it ...
Press Herald
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:07:30 -0700

The heated facility also would allow the diesel locomotives to be kept inside rather than idling on the tracks as they do now. But would-be neighbors of the facility, led by the Brunswick West Neighborhood Coalition, contend the large operation would ...
Motley Fool Canada
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:26:15 -0700

Dracup likens the adoption of LNG to the conversion from steam to diesel locomotives in the 1960s, a view shared by leaders in the North American railway industry, including BNSF Executive Chairman Matt Rose.” Grocers feeling the pressure.
Global Rail News
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:48:45 -0700

Project 'Marathon' has completed a second phase of tests, this time with diesel locomotives, to trial the operation of 1.5-kilometre freight trains on Europe's rail network. Hauled by two Vossloh Euro 4000 diesel locomotives, the train left the Sibel ...

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