diesel-hydraulic

NOUN
  1. a locomotive driven by a hydraulic transmission system powered by a diesel engine
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  • A radio-controlled, diesel-hydraulic, orange-peel grab, it is also used for working with scrap.
  • Models in these scales are usually hand-built and are powered by live steam, or diesel-hydraulic, and the engines are often powerful enough [...] We Blog A Lot
  • Each train consists of a diesel-hydraulic locomotive at the southern end, five trailer coaches and at the northern end, a driver control unit with passenger space.
  • This ultimately led to the downfall of the diesel-hydraulic locomotive in Britain.
  • An arrangement for operating a diesel-hydraulic drive on a construction machine in limit-load control with a microprocessor controller in which the installed hydraulic power is greater than the rated output of the diesel engine.
  • Faced with a steam locomotive fleet that was becoming too old and expensive to operate, the Emu Bay Railway purchased a diesel-hydraulic locomotive from Great Britain in 1953, with the intent of replacing steam locomotives on the mainline.
  • They were seldom used on diesel-electrics but were used on some diesel-mechanical and diesel-hydraulic locomotives.
  • Featuring a 3,600-kilowatt engine, the locomotive is designed to reach speeds between 75 mph and 99 mph - the most powerful diesel-hydraulic vehicle of its kind in Europe, according to the company.
  • The Kings maintained their role on B.R's Western Region until the arrival of the diesel-hydraulics, firstly to the West of England services and then to the Birmingham route in 1962.
  • The EPA is partnering with Eaton and Peterbuilt to make a clean diesel-hydraulic hybrid that may end up as the fleet vehicle for UPS delivery. The Gadgeteer
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