History and Operation of Diesel Electric Locomotives
This was my product for the North Carolina Graduation Project, required to
graduate High School. I got a 98 for it. Now all that's left is
presentation and portfolio...
Sorry for quiet voice, the closest I could get to being alone was when
everyone else was also
3TE 10U - smoking
Six Russian diesel locos hauling freight train from tunnel.
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train crash compilation 6
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compilation with the basic program from youtube ''youtube video editor''
but i hope you are enjoinig it
80 Ton Diesel Electric Locomotive on GovLiquidation.com
http://www.GovLiquidation.com - This 1955 GEC model LI600 80 ton Electric
Locomotive has been sold. It went for 36% off the original retail price!
It was located in Albany, GA. The chassis serial number was 31854. The
registration number was 209483.
The locomotive was powered by two Cummins model NT855L4 diesel engines with
335hp each. One engine had 4090 hours and the second engine had 3276 hours.
It had two GE generators, model 5GT 558JI and two Cooper Industries air
compressors, model AVLACCAA.
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(HD) Classic West Coast Electrics at work
Now available in 1080p HD!
Since electrification was completed in part in 1960 and fully in 1974, the
West Coast Mainline from London Euston to Glasgow Central has featured some
of the greatest diversity in Electric Locomotives in the world. Since the
Class 81 locomotives rolled out of British Thomson-Houston's in Birmingham
in 1959, the line has seen the following classes operate routinely along
- Class 81 (AL1): Designed by British Thomson-Houston, 25 examples, 100mph
mixed use AC electric locomotive, in service 1959-1991
- Class 82 (AL2): Designed by Metropolitan-Vickers, 10 examples, 100mph
mixed use later ECS AC electric locomotive, in service 1960 - 1987
- Class 83 (AL3): Designed by English Electric, 15 examples, 100mph mixed
use later ECS AC electric locomotive, in service 1960 - 1989
- Class 84 (AL4): Designed by North British Locomotive Company, 10
examples, 100mph mixed use later ECS AC electric locomotive, in service
1960 - 1980
- Class 85 (AL5): Designed by British Railways' Doncaster Works, 40
examples, 100mph mixed use later freight only AC electric locomotive, in
service 1961 - 1992
- Class 86 (AL6): Designed by English Electric, built at Doncaster and
Vulcan Foundry, 100 examples, 110mph mixed use now freight AC electric
locomotive, in service 1965 (- 2004 Passenger) - present (Freight)
- Class 87: Designed by BREL Crewe Works, 36 examples, 110mph mixed use
later passenger AC electric locomotive, in service 1973 - 2005 (see further
use in Bulgaria)
- Class 90: Designed by BREL Crewe Works, 50 examples, 110mph mixed use AC
electric locomotive, in service 1987 - 2003 (West Coast Passenger
services), 1987 - present (West Coast freight and other operations)
Today the locomotive hauled days of the West Coast Mainline are now a
memory as the mass introduction of the Class 390 tilting Pendolino units
and the Class 221 Super Voyager units saw an end to many of these are
working classes of locomotives.
Thankfully, due to the hard work of enthusiast groups, many of these
locomotives continued to be a frequent sight on the WCML on tours and
preservation runs, reawakening the former glory days of these magnificent
- Class 81 - 85: Currently there are no operational examples in
preservation although the AC locomotive group plans to return these
locomotives to working order with a hope of seeing these return to the
- Class 86: Freight operator Freightliner currently has 14 operational
locomotives on its books and continues to be the only operator of the Class
86's in revenue earning service as of 2013.
In preservation, the AC Locomotive Group and Electric Traction Limited
currently own 5 locomotives (86401, 86101, 86701, 86702 and 86213) whilst
private owner Les Ross owns a single example (86259). A recent report by
ETL has stated that it has pulled out of mainline operations, leaving its
fleet with the prospect of either scrapping or export. This will result in
86259 being the only mainline registered and operational Class 86 at work
on the WCML outside of the Freightliner examples.
- Class 87: Of the fleet of 36 locomotives, 3 are currently in
preservation. 87001 now resides at the National Railway Museum, 87002 is
owned by ETL but following the 2013 report it is expected to be sold to
Bulgaria and join its fellow surviving classmates on freight duties there,
and 87035 currently resides as a static exhibit at the Crewe Heritage
- Class 90: Class 90's continue to be frequent operators on the WCML
running the Caledonian Sleeper service from London to Glasgow and Edinburgh
as well as working freight operations with DB Schenker and Freightliner.
All other examples that formerly worked for Virgin West Coast now carry out
operations for Greater Anglia on the Great Eastern Mainline whilst many
former Railfreight Distribution examples reside at Crewe International
Electric Maintenance Depot in long term storage.
With that said, sit back and enjoy 20 or so minutes of non-stop AC Electric
Diesel Trains Galore!
All aboard! Come along for this look at diesel-electric locomotives in the
western United States! Continuing with this next installment in my Trains
Galore video series, Diesel Trains Galore takes a look at a variety of
different diesel locomotives including vintage locomotives owned and
operated by museums as well as some of the most modern diesel electric
locomotives running today. Everything from ALCO to GE, freight and
passenger, F7 and SD70ACE locomotives, Diesel Trains Galore has it all! So
please enjoy the video and be sure to leave feedback!
If you liked this video, be sure to watch Steam Trains Galore!
Kiwirail's EO Electric locomotives were the life blood of the Midland line
in the South Island hauling coal trains through the steep Otira tunnel. But
they were removed from service and left in storage for 12 years. This is
the story of their new life helping out the over stretched commuter rail
system in Wellington in the North Island.