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a person who administers punishment by wielding a switch or whip

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The analysis of the experimental data obtained by several motive-power depot of industrial railway transport allows to state that within 10-12 operating hours of a shunting locomotive the switching number n of control notches (of transient processes) can reach 2500.
Delivery and ready to hand over a modernized shunting locomotive with the technical data: - Drive: diesel-hydraulic, with mechanical rear-wheel drive for line and maneuvering gear; - Axle sequence: C; Length over buffer approx.
Tenders are invited for Supply, Installation, Testing And Commissioning Of Diesel Hydraulic Shunting Locomotive Engine.
Tenders are invited for supply of One set of heavy duty battery for shunting locomotive wds 6
This flexibility and efficiency is ideal for use in places like ports, terminals, depots or factories where an additional supporting diesel shunting locomotive must be called in to help diesel trains cross the final, non-electrified, track sections known as the last mile.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Diesel Shunting Locomotive
The official website of the Ministry of Transport and Roads of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) recalls that the locomotive fleet of JSC "AK" ZHDYA "consists of 54 sections of diesel locomotives, including the main 2TE10MPGE series - 39 sections, the shunting locomotives of the TEM-2MK series - 15 sections.
Rail buffs made tracks to the Wensleydale Railway to gauge the finer points of the historic Class 08 shunting locomotives.
The ratings continue to reflect SEL's dominant position in the shunting locomotives industry, healthy operating margin, and robust financial risk profile marked by a low gearing and healthy debt protection metrics.
On 30 October 2009, an exhibition will open at the RZD Innovation Development Centre, showcasing new shunting locomotives and open-top wagons for the modern railway infrastructure.
The rest are due to be despatched from China during August, along with five DF7K-C Bo-Bo shunting locomotives, reports Britain's Railway Gazette.
Squadron commanding officer Major Simon Watkins said: "The exercise provided our soldiers with the opportunity to practice driving and shunting locomotives as well as operating communications systems and assisting with the day-to-day running of the railway.
Applications for the MPD drives include crushers, wood chippers, grinders, road milling machines, shunting locomotives and railway maintenance trolleys, workboats for winches, pumping systems and propeller drives through the main inline PTO which allows full power from the engine when the vessel is in navigation.
Youngsters chose names for the depot's two shunting locomotives as part of a colouring competition.
The new units have a range of applications, including crushers, wood chippers, grinders, road milling machines, shunting locomotives, railway maintenance trolleys, winches, marine pumping systems and propeller drives.