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The term "articulated locomotive" usually means a steam locomotive with one or more engine units which can move independent of the main frame.
E656 locomotive, Rome, June 2, 2006. A Bo-Bo-Bo or Bo′Bo′Bo′ (UIC classification) is a locomotive with three independent two-axle bogies with all axles powered by separate traction motors.
A bogie (in some senses called a truck in North American English) is a chassis or framework carrying wheelsets, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles.
A brushed DC motor is an internally commutated electric motor designed to be run from a direct current power source.
A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that stores potential energy in an electric field.
Chiusi (Etruscan: Clevsin; Umbrian: Camars; Ancient Greek: Klysion, Κλύσιον; Latin: Clusium) is a town and comune in province of Siena, Tuscany, Italy.
Città della Pieve is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria, located about southwest of Perugia.
A contactor is an electrically-controlled switch (relay) used for switching an electrical power circuit.
A control car, control trailer or driving trailer is a generic term for a non-powered railroad (US) or railway (UIC) vehicle that can control operation of a train from the end opposite to the position of the locomotive.
Counter-electromotive force (abbreviated counter EMF or simply CEMF),Graf, "counterelectromotive force", Dictionary of Electronics also known as back electromotive force (or back EMF), is the electromotive force or "voltage" that opposes the change in current which induced it.
The Curinga train disaster, also known as the Lamezia Terme train disaster, was a railway accident occurred on 21 November 1980 between Curinga and Eccellente stations, in the Catanzaro province, Italy.
Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.
An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electricity from overhead lines, a third rail or on-board energy storage such as a battery or a supercapacitor.
The FS E.444 is a class of Italian railways electric locomotives.
The FS E.636 is a class of Italian articulated electric locomotives.
The FS E.645 and E.646 are two classes of similar electric locomotives used on Italian railways.
In electronics, a logic gate is an idealized or physical device implementing a Boolean function; that is, it performs a logical operation on one or more binary inputs and produces a single binary output.
The ohm (symbol: Ω) is the SI derived unit of electrical resistance, named after German physicist Georg Simon Ohm.
An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.
A pantograph (or "pan") is an apparatus mounted on the roof of an electric train, tram or electric bus to collect power through contact with an overhead line.
Officine Meccaniche Reggiane SpA was an Italian aircraft manufacturer, owned by Caproni (Count Giovanni Battista Caproni) and situated in Reggio Emilia, a city of what today is the Emilia-Romagna region.
A relay is an electrically operated switch.
A resistor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that implements electrical resistance as a circuit element.
The Rometta Marea derailment occurred on Saturday 20 July 2002 in Rometta Marea, part of the Rometta comune in Sicily, Italy.
Sistema di Controllo della Marcia del Treno (SCMT) is a discontinuous train Cab signalling system used in Italy.
Solignano (Parmigiano: Solgnàn) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Parma in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about west of Bologna and about southwest of Parma.
A transducer is a device that converts energy from one form to another.
Trenitalia is the primary train operator in Italy.
Viareggio is a city and comune in northern Tuscany, Italy, on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The Viareggio derailment was the derailment of a freight train and subsequent fire which occurred on 29 June 2009 in a railway station in Viareggio, Lucca, a city in Central Italy's Tuscany region.
The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.