GE unveils locomotive nearly 20 percent more fuel efficient.General Electric's transportation unit unveiled a new line of fuel efficient and low emissions locomotives This is a list of locomotives (classes, or individual locomotives) that currently have articles in Wikipedia.
GE's latest locomotives' price has not been disclosed but it is know the fleet is equipped with an alternating current motor which uses up to 17 percent less fuel and reduces emissions by approximately 70 percent, compared to the direct current motors used commonly by transportation firms, GE said.
GE is building the new locomotive locomotive, vehicle used to pull a train of unpowered railroad cars. Types of Locomotives
The steam-powered locomotive played a key role during the development and golden age of railroading, but, despite its long and picturesque history, it has at its Pennsylvania manufacturing plants in Erie and Grove City Grove City, village (1990 pop. 19,661), Franklin co., central Ohio. It has some manufacturing. A Thoroughbred track is there. . The company said 600 of the latest locomotives can make the work of up to 800 older locomotives, a savings of 70 million gallons of fuel.
Last week, GE announced it will open a new factory in New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of to manufacture high tech batteries including one based on sodium. The batteries, and othe products, will be used on GE's hybrid locomotive For other types of "Hybrid Transportation", see .
Hybrid Locomotive is a locomotive or multiple unit train that uses an on-board rechargeable energy storage system (RESS) (battery or ultracapacitors) and a fueled power source for propulsion. which will be commercialized in 2010.