Shunting with Fireless Locomotives saves Cost, Fuel and CO2

Wednesday, 20 October 2010 09:21
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Umweltfreundlich rangieren

Charging steam to a fireless locomotive is easy and quick, but more important, it is much cheaper, as is the maintenance of these very simple and robust engines. Part of the stationary boiler supplying the steam can be seen through the window on the left. Picture: Roger Waller 

 

Kostengünstigen Dampf statt teuren Diesel tanken

Diesel locomotives spend 75% of their time idling when shunting. Fireless locomotives only use

energy when tractive effort is executed. Picture: Roger Waller

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 October 2010 15:54