When power is not required for the traction motors the engine may be run at idling speed to reduce fuel consumption. When idling, the main generator furnishes power for air compressor operation and battery charging. ... Wiring diagram. Fig.
|Title||:||Internal-Combustion Locomotives and Motor Coaches|
|Author||:||Isaac Franco, P. Labryn|
|Publisher||:||Springer - 2013-11-11|