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Power car

Index Power car

In rail transport, the expression power car may refer to either of two distinct types of rail vehicle. [1]

26 relations: Acela Express, Amtrak, Boston, British Rail, Code of Federal Regulations, Diesel multiple unit, Diesel Tilt Train, Electric multiple unit, Great Western Railway (train operating company), Head-end power, High-speed rail, InterCity 125, Locomotive, Massachusetts, Multiple unit, New South Wales XPT, New Zealand FP class electric multiple unit, NSW TrainLink, Office of the Federal Register, Queensland Rail, Rail transport, Sydney Trains, Sydney Trains C set, Train, Tram, Washington, D.C..

Acela Express

The Acela Express (colloquially abbreviated to Acela) is Amtrak's flagship service along the Northeast Corridor (NEC) in the Northeastern United States between Washington, D.C. and Boston via 14 intermediate stops including Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City.

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Amtrak

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.

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Boston

Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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British Rail

British Railways (BR), which from 1965 traded as British Rail, was the state-owned company that operated most of the rail transport in Great Britain between 1948 and 1997.

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Code of Federal Regulations

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is the codification of the general and permanent rules and regulations (sometimes called administrative law) published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the federal government of the United States.

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Diesel multiple unit

A diesel multiple unit or DMU is a multiple-unit train powered by on-board diesel engines.

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Diesel Tilt Train

The Diesel Tilt Train is the name for three high-speed tilting train services, operated by Queensland Rail on the North Coast line from Brisbane to Cairns.

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Electric multiple unit

An electric multiple unit or EMU is a multiple-unit train consisting of self-propelled carriages, using electricity as the motive power.

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Great Western Railway (train operating company)

First Greater Western Limited, trading as Great Western Railway (GWR), is a British train operating company owned by FirstGroup that operates the Greater Western railway franchise.

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Head-end power

In rail transport, head-end power (HEP) or electric train supply (ETS) is the electrical power distribution system on a passenger train.

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High-speed rail

High-speed rail is a type of rail transport that operates significantly faster than traditional rail traffic, using an integrated system of specialized rolling stock and dedicated tracks.

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InterCity 125

InterCity 125 was the brand name of British Rail's diesel-powered High Speed Train (HST) fleet, which was built from 1975 to 1982 and was introduced in 1976.

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Locomotive

A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Multiple unit

A multiple-unit train or simply multiple unit (MU) is a self-propelled train composed of one or more carriages joined together, which when coupled to another multiple unit can be controlled by a single driver.

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New South Wales XPT

The New South Wales XPT (short for Express Passenger Train) is the main long-distance passenger train operated by NSW TrainLink on regional railway services in New South Wales, Australia from Sydney to Dubbo, Grafton, and Casino as well as interstate destinations, Brisbane and Melbourne.

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New Zealand FP class electric multiple unit

The New Zealand FP/FT "Matangi" class is a class of electric multiple units used on the suburban rail network of New Zealand's capital city, Wellington.

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NSW TrainLink

NSW TrainLink is an Australian brand for the medium and long distance passenger rail and coach services in New South Wales.

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Office of the Federal Register

The Office of the Federal Register is an office of the United States government within the National Archives and Records Administration.

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Queensland Rail

Queensland Rail, also known as QR, is a railway operator in Queensland, Australia.

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Rail transport

Rail transport is a means of transferring of passengers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks.

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Sydney Trains

Sydney Trains is the suburban passenger rail network serving the city of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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Sydney Trains C set

The C sets are a class of electric multiple unit train operated by Sydney Trains in New South Wales, Australia.

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Train

A train is a form of transport consisting of a series of connected vehicles that generally runs along a rail track to transport cargo or passengers.

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Tram

A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_car

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