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US20130025494 SWITCHING GROUND TETHER CIRCUIT  
A ground tether circuit is provided for a power circuit that includes a power source, at least one load and at least one rectifier. The ground tether circuit includes an adjustable voltage...
US20100319567 System and Method For Modification of a Baseline Ballast Arrangement of a Locomotive  
A system and method for modification of a baseline ballast arrangement of a locomotive (or other rail vehicle) having an overall tractive effort rating based on symmetrical distribution of weight...
US20110203480 INDUSTRIAL LOCOMOTIVE CONSTRUCTION  
A method is disclosed for constructing a locomotive, in part, from serviceable used parts from one or more other locomotives. The principal part that is used in this new locomotive configuration...
US20120160124 BATTERY-POWERED ALL-ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE AND RELATED LOCOMOTIVE AND TRAIN CONFIGURATIONS  
Designs for a battery-powered, all-electric locomotive and related locomotive and train configurations are disclosed. In one embodiment, a locomotive may be driven by a plurality of traction...
US20140033945 CONSIST POWER SYSTEM HAVING AUXILIARY LOAD MANAGEMENT  
The disclosure is directed to a power system for a consist. The power system may have a main engine located onboard a locomotive of the consist, a main generator driven by the main engine to...
US20140379180 POWER SHARING FOR A LOCOMOTIVE CONSIST  
A method of sharing power between locomotives in a consist may include receiving a power demand signal at a control computer on one of the locomotives, with the power demand signal indicative of a...
US20130199406 HYBRID LOCOMOTIVE  
A power conversion unit is unitized by accommodating an inverter, converter, and control equipment etc in a box-shaped enclosure having six faces. A storage battery unit is unitized by...
US20060144284 Emergency power generating unit for trains and train comprising said unit  
An emergency power generating unit (2), comprising a gas turbine (23) to supply a train on-board systems in the event of a failure of the main electrical power supply. Specifically the power...
US20130000508 LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE ENCLOSURE AND METHOD FOR SERVICING LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE  
A locomotive includes an engine compartment having two sidewall structures and inboard and rear end structures defining an engine enclosure. A top hatch cover a top opening of the enclosure, which...
US20150027339 CONSIST POWER SYSTEM HAVING ONBOARD RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVICES  
The disclosure is directed to a consist power system for a consist having a locomotive. The consist power system may include an engine located onboard the locomotive, and a generator driven by the...
US20070272116 LOCOMOTIVE AND RAIL CAR BRAKING REGENERATION AND PROPULSION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A method of using one or more electric locomotive and energy storage car combinations to assist a train consist up an uphill climb, the one or more electric locomotive and energy storage car...
US20120216704 POWER MODULE ENCLOSURE FOR LOCOMOTIVE  
A power module enclosure for a machine is disclosed. The power module enclosure may have a first frame with a first side removably attached to a base platform of the machine at an engine location,...
US20120073467 Diesel-Electric Locomotive  
The diesel-electric locomotive (10) includes: a diesel engine (12),an alternator (20) mechanically coupled for driving thereof to the diesel engine (12) and connected as output to a direct current...
US20080315805 CHOPPER CIRCUIT TOPOLOGIES FOR ADAPTING AN ELECTRICAL BRAKING SYSTEM IN A TRACTION VEHICLE  
An adaptable electrical braking system for an electrical propulsion system of a traction vehicle is provided. The electrical braking system is configured to dissipate electrical energy in a...
US20090101041 TRANSVERSAL GENERATOR SET AND MODULAR DESIGN FOR REFURBISHMENT OF LOCOMOTIVES  
A generator set has a transversal configuration on the locomotive. The generator set and its configuration on the platform offer good performance with respect to the space it occupies along the...
US20120085260 RAIL SYSTEM FUEL TENDER  
An improved rail system fuel tender for use with one or more railroad locomotives capable of transporting a plurality of fuel containers suitable for containing pressurized fuel and suitable for...
US20120186484 System for supplying electrical power for running electric trains  
A system for supplying electric power for running electric trains has an electric motor which drives a train engine, an electrical generator connectable with at least one wheel of at least one...
US20100212539 CONTAINER-BASED LOCOMOTIVE POWER SOURCE  
The present invention relates to a container-based locomotive power source that can be readily interchanged.
US20060005739 Railroad system comprising railroad vehicle with energy regeneration  
A self-powered railroad system (1700), in one embodiment, comprises a locomotive (1710), a control source (1715), and a plurality of load units (1720A-K and 1730A-G), some of which are railroad...
US20060005738 Railroad vehicle with energy regeneration  
A railroad vehicle (1500) for carrying freight is described. The railroad vehicle (1500) comprises power regeneration capability through a traction motor (1530) linked to a driving wheel (1520D),...
US20100071584 Roof structure for a locomotive power module  
A roof structure for a power module of a locomotive is disclosed. The roof structure may have an upper roof layer and at least a portion of the upper roof layer may have a first set of cooling...
US20080302093 MULTI-ENGINE SYSTEM WITH ON-BOARD AMMONIA PRODUCTION  
A power system is provided having a first power source including at least one engine configured to combust a first air/fuel mixture and produce a first exhaust stream. The fuel of the first...
US20110273009 POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS FOR POWERED RAIL VEHICLES  
A power distribution system for a rail vehicle includes a propulsion alternator, a first bus, a Head End Power (HEP) alternator, and a second bus. The propulsion alternator is joined to an engine...
US20100071585 Locomotive power module installation and removal  
A power module for a locomotive is disclosed. The power module may have a frame including a plurality of lifting elements. The plurality of lifting elements may include at least one fork lifting...
US20100175579 Hybrid Locomotive Regenerative Energy Storage System and Method  
An energy storage car for a locomotive includes a hydraulic energy storage system designed to capture and reuse energy normally lost in dynamic braking The energy storage car is preferably...
US20130152815 HYBRID ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE  
According to one embodiment, a hybrid electric locomotive includes electric motors, a first engine and a second engine mounted in a vehicle main body for driving generators, a third engine mounted...
US20090031917 Kit and Method for Converting a Locomotive from a First Configuration to a Second Configuration  
A kit and method for converting a locomotive from a first configuration to a second configuration having a different operational capability. The kit includes a traction assembly including a...
US20080121136 Hybrid locomotive and method of operating the same  
A hybrid locomotive includes at least one traction motor coupled to at least one of a plurality of axles and configured to drive at least one axle. A power converter is coupled to a main engine...
US20100170414 Dual Engine Locomotive  
A diesel-electric locomotive has two separate engine systems, including a large engine system and a small engine system. The power output from the separate engine systems may be combined to power...
US20110315043 PROPULSION SYSTEM FOR A POWERED RAIL VEHICLE AND METHOD OF ADAPTING THE PROPULSION SYSTEM BETWEEN DIFFERENT CONFIGURATIONS  
A propulsion system for a powered rail vehicle includes a fuel engine, an alternator, and a tractive circuit. The alternator is coupled with and driven by the engine to produce a fuel-based...
US20070137514 System and Method for Managing Emissions from Diesel Powered Systems  
A configurable diesel powered system is provided for controlling engine emissions of a diesel-fueled power generating unit. The diesel-fueled power generating unit includes an engine operating on...
US20080148993 Hybrid propulsion system and method  
A hybrid propulsion system includes a prime mover system, a driving system, an energy storage system, a regenerative braking system, and a control system usable to control operation of the prime...
US20140060378 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GENERATING POWER IN A VEHICLE  
Various systems and method for generating electrical power in a rail vehicle are provided. In one embodiment, a vehicle system includes an electrical power generation unit operatively coupled with...
US20130049365 DIESEL HYBRID VEHICLE SYSTEM  
To provide a diesel hybrid vehicle system that does not need to additionally include a simulated sound generator and that is capable of achieving reduction in size, weight and cost of a vehicle....
US20110041723 Electrical Energy Capture System with Circuitry For Blocking Flow of Undesirable Electrical Currents Therein  
An electrical energy capture system, as may be carried on a hybrid energy, electro-motive, self-powered traction vehicle, is provided. The system may be used for storing electrical power generated...
US20090115371 System and method for battery control of hybrid locomotives  
A system and method are provided for battery control of hybrid vehicles such as, but not limited to, hybrid locomotives. The system and method are implemented to sense a present state of charge...
US20100107921 TRACK CAR DRIVE SYSTEM, AND TRACK CAR USING THE SYSTEM  
Provided is a track car drive system, which is assisted by a generator motor so that it may attain a gear array for equalizing the number of speed range and the gear ratios at the individual gears...
US20140033946 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR POWERING A RAIL VEHICLE  
Various methods and systems are provided for supplying gaseous natural gas and electrical energy to a rail vehicle. In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving natural gas at an engine on...
US20130190956 Surface-mediated cell-powered vehicles and methods of operating same  
This invention provides a vehicle powered by a surface-mediated cell (SMC)-based power source, comprising a vehicle frame, at least a wheel supporting the frame or a propeller connected to the...
US20160359399 Hybrid Traction Motor Rotors for Diesel-Electric Locomotives  
A traction motor may comprise a stator and a rotor rotatably mounted within the stator. The rotor may include a cylindrical core having a top surface, a bottom surface, and a plurality of...
US20160176414 POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR TRAIN  
A power management system for managing power supply to a train having a locomotive with a primary power source for driving at least one railcar is provided. The power management system includes a...
US20160167677 RAILCAR HAVING NATURAL GAS ENGINE  
A railcar is provided and includes at least one natural gas engine.
US20160001799 HYBRID SYSTEMS FOR LOCOMOTIVES  
A locomotive consist includes a first locomotive unit that receives a power command from a throttle signal or a dynamic brake signal from MU trainlines, a second locomotive unit with an energy...
US20150367736 Device for Energy Supply of Trains  
Device for energy supply of a train set consisting of at least one hybrid- or diesel-electric locomotive. The device comprises at least one gas driven electric power generator, driven by at least...

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