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HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Burlington Northern GP40 Locomotive
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Burlington Northern GP40 Locomotive
$49.99
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Canadian National F2 MRC Locomotive
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Canadian National F2 MRC Locomotive
$24.99
HO SCALE MODEL RAILROAD TRAINS LAYOUT ENGINE SEABOARD GP 40 DCC EQUIP LOCOMOTIVE
HO SCALE MODEL RAILROAD TRAINS LAYOUT ENGINE SEABOARD GP 40 DCC EQUIP LOCOMOTIVE
$64.99
1970s Lionel Engine HO Scale Train Car GS 4 Southern Pacific 4 8 4 NIB CANADA
1970s Lionel Engine HO Scale Train Car GS 4 Southern Pacific 4 8 4 NIB CANADA
$229.99
HO scale building FIRE ENGINE HOUSE 46 by Life Like Trains new in package
HO scale building FIRE ENGINE HOUSE 46 by Life Like Trains new in package
$15.99
Bachmann HO Chattanooga NC  STL Dixie Line Train Set Engine 00626
Bachmann HO Chattanooga NC STL Dixie Line Train Set Engine 00626
$20.50
Lot Athearn Genesis SF F3AB Engines Walthers Super Chief Passenger HO Train Set
Lot Athearn Genesis SF F3AB Engines Walthers Super Chief Passenger HO Train Set
$849.99
vtg Tyco 243 Santa Fe 243 Alco 630 Train Engine Locomotive 1102 Model Railroad
vtg Tyco 243 Santa Fe 243 Alco 630 Train Engine Locomotive 1102 Model Railroad
$9.99
ATLAS HO SCALE 7041 SANTA FE FP 7 DIESEL TRAIN ENGINE UN NUMBERED
ATLAS HO SCALE 7041 SANTA FE FP 7 DIESEL TRAIN ENGINE UN NUMBERED
$64.95
3 HO TRAIN ENGINES
3 HO TRAIN ENGINES
$27.00
Lot of vintage Athern HO trains F7A engine V1000 Switcher Horn Hoo
Lot of vintage Athern HO trains F7A engine V1000 Switcher Horn Hoo
$22.50
3 HO Sales TRAIN Engines
3 HO Sales TRAIN Engines
$16.19
Vintage AHM HO Southern Pacific Engine 2061 train
Vintage AHM HO Southern Pacific Engine 2061 train
$9.95
FLEISCHMANN TRAIN Engine 1366  Tender 13 7 As Is
FLEISCHMANN TRAIN Engine 1366 Tender 13 7 As Is
$99.00
Corkeys Carnival Caravan Diesel Locomotive Engine  7 CCC Train Cars HO Scale
Corkeys Carnival Caravan Diesel Locomotive Engine 7 CCC Train Cars HO Scale
$87.49
Mehano Enjoy Coke Diesel Locomotive Engine  Taste Diet Train Caboose HO Scale
Mehano Enjoy Coke Diesel Locomotive Engine Taste Diet Train Caboose HO Scale
$94.99
3 HO Sales TRAIN Engines
3 HO Sales TRAIN Engines
$15.50
BROKEN Lima Italy 0 6 0 Steam Locomotive Engine  4 Train Cars HO Scale AS IS
BROKEN Lima Italy 0 6 0 Steam Locomotive Engine 4 Train Cars HO Scale AS IS
$24.99
3 HO Sales TRAIN Engines
3 HO Sales TRAIN Engines
$15.50
3 HO Sales TRAIN Engines
3 HO Sales TRAIN Engines
$12.99
4 HO Sales TRAIN Engines
4 HO Sales TRAIN Engines
$14.50
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Southern GP 50 Locomotive Bachmann
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Southern GP 50 Locomotive Bachmann
$49.99
BACHMANN HO USRA 0 6 0 W SMOKE  SLOPE TENDER PENNSYLVANIA RR train PRR 50615
BACHMANN HO USRA 0 6 0 W SMOKE SLOPE TENDER PENNSYLVANIA RR train PRR 50615
$84.84
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Steam Locomotive Tender Southern
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Steam Locomotive Tender Southern
$24.99
ATHEARN HO SCALE NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN SET Two Engines 6 Cars
ATHEARN HO SCALE NAPA VALLEY WINE TRAIN SET Two Engines 6 Cars
$198.54
Vintage Marx Pressed Steel Wind Up Train Steam Engine Works
Vintage Marx Pressed Steel Wind Up Train Steam Engine Works
$34.00
RARE ATHEARN HO TRAIN ENGINE GP 38 AND CABOOSE S E SET 2212 NEW IN BOX
RARE ATHEARN HO TRAIN ENGINE GP 38 AND CABOOSE S E SET 2212 NEW IN BOX
$60.00
Bachmann Trains H O Thomas the Tank Engine Tidmouth Shed Expansion pack 45238
Bachmann Trains H O Thomas the Tank Engine Tidmouth Shed Expansion pack 45238
$36.75
Bachmann Trains H O Thomas the Tank Engine Knapford Station 45239
Bachmann Trains H O Thomas the Tank Engine Knapford Station 45239
$123.75
Bachmann Hawthorne Village Batman Dummy Diesel Train Engine w Tracks
Bachmann Hawthorne Village Batman Dummy Diesel Train Engine w Tracks
$79.99
Vintage Mantua toy train engine and car three piece lot
Vintage Mantua toy train engine and car three piece lot
$15.00
3 HO TRAIN ENGINES
3 HO TRAIN ENGINES
$12.99
3 HO TRAIN ENGINES
3 HO TRAIN ENGINES
$12.99
Bachmann Trains H O Thomas the Tank Engine Switch Tower 45237
Bachmann Trains H O Thomas the Tank Engine Switch Tower 45237
$33.75
Bachmann Trains H O Thomas the Tank Engine Lighthouse w Blinking Light 45240
Bachmann Trains H O Thomas the Tank Engine Lighthouse w Blinking Light 45240
$66.75
3 HO TRAIN ENGINES
3 HO TRAIN ENGINES
$45.00
Bachmann Trains H O Thomas the Tank Engine Operating Windmill 45241
Bachmann Trains H O Thomas the Tank Engine Operating Windmill 45241
$86.25
Lot Tyco HO Scale Train Hopper Shell Crane PowerPackEngineStation Best Offer
Lot Tyco HO Scale Train Hopper Shell Crane PowerPackEngineStation Best Offer
$60.00
3 HO TRAIN ENGINES
3 HO TRAIN ENGINES
$12.99
Collection of 6 Assorted Model Train Engines Army Chattanooga Santa Fe Etc
Collection of 6 Assorted Model Train Engines Army Chattanooga Santa Fe Etc
$24.95
Tyco HO Scale Train Engine Santa Fe 4015
Tyco HO Scale Train Engine Santa Fe 4015
$14.99
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Santa Fe SD 40 DCC Equip Locomotive
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Santa Fe SD 40 DCC Equip Locomotive
$69.99
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Southern Pacific F 7 w DCC
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Southern Pacific F 7 w DCC
$99.99
Huge Tyco Ho Train Lot Vintage Good Shape Engines Caboose Transformers
Huge Tyco Ho Train Lot Vintage Good Shape Engines Caboose Transformers
$32.02
HO MADE YUGOSLAVIA TRAIN ENGINE W HEADLITE ILLINOIS CENTRAL 420
HO MADE YUGOSLAVIA TRAIN ENGINE W HEADLITE ILLINOIS CENTRAL 420
$0.99
HO Scale Diesel Locomotive Engine Train
HO Scale Diesel Locomotive Engine Train
$16.99
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Union Pacific F 2 MRC DC Locomotive
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Union Pacific F 2 MRC DC Locomotive
$24.99
Bachmann HO SCALE Santa Fe Diesel Locomotive Engine Train
Bachmann HO SCALE Santa Fe Diesel Locomotive Engine Train
$12.99
Marklin HO Train Locomotive Diesel Engine DB BR 218 MFX 37764 Never Run
Marklin HO Train Locomotive Diesel Engine DB BR 218 MFX 37764 Never Run
$619.99
Bachmann HO SCALE Santa Fe Diesel Locomotive Engine Train
Bachmann HO SCALE Santa Fe Diesel Locomotive Engine Train
$7.99
ho train engines dcc
ho train engines dcc
$63.62
ATLAS RSD 4 5 NO 7080 UNDECORATED TRAIN DIESEL ENGINE HO SCALE BOXED
ATLAS RSD 4 5 NO 7080 UNDECORATED TRAIN DIESEL ENGINE HO SCALE BOXED
$34.86
Athearn HO Scale Jack Daniels Train Engine 2 Cars  Caboose In Original Box
Athearn HO Scale Jack Daniels Train Engine 2 Cars Caboose In Original Box
$167.50
BACHMANN HO SCALE TRAIN LOT ENGINE UNION PACIFIC AND 6 CARS IN NICE SHAPE
BACHMANN HO SCALE TRAIN LOT ENGINE UNION PACIFIC AND 6 CARS IN NICE SHAPE
$49.99
LOT 3 AHM PENN BURLINGTON BN HO SCALE Electric Train Engine Diesel Locomotive
LOT 3 AHM PENN BURLINGTON BN HO SCALE Electric Train Engine Diesel Locomotive
$15.50
Model Train Mantua Tyco Burlington Engine
Model Train Mantua Tyco Burlington Engine
$7.50
AHM RIVAROSSI TRAINS NEW YORK CENTRAL STREAMLINED DREYFUS HUDSON ENGINE SET HO
AHM RIVAROSSI TRAINS NEW YORK CENTRAL STREAMLINED DREYFUS HUDSON ENGINE SET HO
$150.00
Athearn HO Train GP9 Powered Engine Great Northern 3157
Athearn HO Train GP9 Powered Engine Great Northern 3157
$124.99
HO TYCO Model Diesel Train Engine Santa Fe 5628
HO TYCO Model Diesel Train Engine Santa Fe 5628
$25.00
Tyco Silverstreak Train Engine and Caboose
Tyco Silverstreak Train Engine and Caboose
$6.50
Athearn HO Train Engine Set F7 Super Power A Dummy B CSX 3044 3243
Athearn HO Train Engine Set F7 Super Power A Dummy B CSX 3044 3243
$159.99
Athearn HO Train Engine Set F7 Powered A Dummy B CP Rail 3038 3137
Athearn HO Train Engine Set F7 Powered A Dummy B CP Rail 3038 3137
$159.99
HO Gauge Scale Model Train Bachmann Black 1905 Steam Engine Locomotive
HO Gauge Scale Model Train Bachmann Black 1905 Steam Engine Locomotive
$25.00
HO Gauge Scale Model Train Black Steam Locomotive Engine Tenders NYC Penn SF
HO Gauge Scale Model Train Black Steam Locomotive Engine Tenders NYC Penn SF
$14.99
HO Gauge Scale Model Train Life Like Santa Fe 3560 Diesel Engine Locomotive Runs
HO Gauge Scale Model Train Life Like Santa Fe 3560 Diesel Engine Locomotive Runs
$14.99
HO Gauge Scale Model Train Life Like Santa Fe 3500 Diesel Engine Locomotive Runs
HO Gauge Scale Model Train Life Like Santa Fe 3500 Diesel Engine Locomotive Runs
$14.99
HO Gauge Scale Model Train Bachmann Union PacificUP 866 Diesel Engine Locomotive
HO Gauge Scale Model Train Bachmann Union PacificUP 866 Diesel Engine Locomotive
$9.99
HO Scale Train Lot Santa Fe Cars Tracks Engine +More
HO Scale Train Lot Santa Fe Cars Tracks Engine +More
$49.99
HUGH LOT HO SCALE TRAIN LOT BUILDINGS CARS ENGINES SWITCHERS TRACK LOT
HUGH LOT HO SCALE TRAIN LOT BUILDINGS CARS ENGINES SWITCHERS TRACK LOT
$70.05
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Milwaukee Road GP 9 DC Locomotive
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Milwaukee Road GP 9 DC Locomotive
$39.99
TYCO CHATTANOOGA 638 TRAIN Engine Set
TYCO CHATTANOOGA 638 TRAIN Engine Set
$35.00
Bachmann Trains H O Thomas the Tank Engine Henry the Green Engine 58745
Bachmann Trains H O Thomas the Tank Engine Henry the Green Engine 58745
$90.30
 Tyco HO Scale Model Train Engine in Virginian Colors
Tyco HO Scale Model Train Engine in Virginian Colors
$29.95
 Bachmann HO Scale Model Train Engines in Santa Fe Colors
Bachmann HO Scale Model Train Engines in Santa Fe Colors
$29.95
Bachmann Trains H O Thomas the Tank Engine Emily 58748
Bachmann Trains H O Thomas the Tank Engine Emily 58748
$75.60
Bachmann Ho Scale Electric Train Santa Fe Engine  6067
Bachmann Ho Scale Electric Train Santa Fe Engine 6067
$39.99
Bachmann HO Scale Auto Train 4000 Diesel Locomotive Engine Early to Mid 80s
Bachmann HO Scale Auto Train 4000 Diesel Locomotive Engine Early to Mid 80s
$49.99
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine CSX SD 40 DC Locomotive Light 67013
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine CSX SD 40 DC Locomotive Light 67013
$59.99
Bachman HO train set including Union Pacific engine 2 cars Power Pack
Bachman HO train set including Union Pacific engine 2 cars Power Pack
$45.00
BACHMANN HO SCALE UNION PACIFIC1468 ENGINE LOCOMOTIVE TRAIN
BACHMANN HO SCALE UNION PACIFIC1468 ENGINE LOCOMOTIVE TRAIN
$25.00
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Norfolk Southern GP50 DC Locomotive
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Norfolk Southern GP50 DC Locomotive
$49.99
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Santa Fe F 7 DCC  Sound Locomotive
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Santa Fe F 7 DCC Sound Locomotive
$99.99
HO SCale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine BNSF SD 40 DCC Equipped Locomotive
HO SCale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine BNSF SD 40 DCC Equipped Locomotive
$69.99
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Santa Fe F 2 MRC Diesel Locomotive
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Santa Fe F 2 MRC Diesel Locomotive
$24.99
Ho Scale Train Cars Lot Of 15 Cars And One Engine
Ho Scale Train Cars Lot Of 15 Cars And One Engine
$5.00
BACHMANN HO OVERLAND LIMITED SET 614 train model engine power lifelike 00614
BACHMANN HO OVERLAND LIMITED SET 614 train model engine power lifelike 00614
$214.84
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Steam Locomotive Tender Pennsy MRC
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Steam Locomotive Tender Pennsy MRC
$24.99
HO SCale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Union Pacific SD 40 2 DC Locomotive
HO SCale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Union Pacific SD 40 2 DC Locomotive
$59.99
Leigh Valley LV 112 Red Toy Engine Train Locomotive
Leigh Valley LV 112 Red Toy Engine Train Locomotive
$24.95
Vintage Athearn Erie Lackawanna Train Set  Engine w 5 Cars Track
Vintage Athearn Erie Lackawanna Train Set Engine w 5 Cars Track
$139.99
HO DIORAMA CUSTOM WEATHERED BUILT OLD STEAM ENGINE LOCOMOTIVE TENDER TRAIN CAR
HO DIORAMA CUSTOM WEATHERED BUILT OLD STEAM ENGINE LOCOMOTIVE TENDER TRAIN CAR
$83.88
Electric train engine locomotive HO Bachmann Petsmart Purina diesel
Electric train engine locomotive HO Bachmann Petsmart Purina diesel
$9.95
Bachmann HO Scale Thomas The Tank Engine And Friends Electric Train Set Kids
Bachmann HO Scale Thomas The Tank Engine And Friends Electric Train Set Kids
$55.25
Vintage Working HO Scale Train Locomotive Engine  Coal Tender Santa Fe AT  SF
Vintage Working HO Scale Train Locomotive Engine Coal Tender Santa Fe AT SF
$27.00
Vintage Mantua Ho Collector Scale Train Set Toy Express GP 20 Diesel Engine
Vintage Mantua Ho Collector Scale Train Set Toy Express GP 20 Diesel Engine
$189.19
AHM TRAINS NO 332 A T S F SWITCHER DIESEL ENGINE VERY NICE
AHM TRAINS NO 332 A T S F SWITCHER DIESEL ENGINE VERY NICE
$19.95
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Milwaukee Road SD 40 2 DCC Equipped
HO Scale Model Railroad Trains Layout Engine Milwaukee Road SD 40 2 DCC Equipped
$69.99
Thomas Kinkade Christmas Train Engine
Thomas Kinkade Christmas Train Engine
$8.99
Vintage Model Toy Railroad Train Engine New Haven Railway
Vintage Model Toy Railroad Train Engine New Haven Railway
$19.99



Why are train diesel engines kept running?

I'm spending quite some time in Spain every year and in my region they have a lot of diesel powered trains.

Of course the trains have some rest time at end stations, from half an hour and sometimes up to a few hours. I wonder why they not only leave the engines running during this time but often running at high revs.

It seems like a total waste of fuel and very unfriendly to the environment. Also these trains produce a lot of noise in the station.

Anyone know why this is done? (And i mean know, not speculate. Don't need help for that. :-) ).

GE units have a four stroke prime mover and neither the two or four strokers I am familiar with run anti-freeze. The green or purple tint seen in the water in the sight glass is actually a dye that reacts when a black light is shined on them. These tests are used to detect leaks or cracks during some regular service intervals.

Fuel was cheap, and constant starting and stopping the prime mover really promoted metal fatigue and consequent expensive engine failure. Most newer locos have a two speed idle that automatically compensates for temperature changes, idling slower when warmer, faster during freezing conditions.

Most outside terminals (no round house forces) have a red light that lights automatically if the temperature is expected to drop below 40 degrees F. At all other times, then engines are to be shut down if being left unattended for more than one hour. With anywhere between 4200 to 5000 gal US fuel tanks, it costs a few bucks to fill one.

Even if burning 4 gallons per hour at slow idle, and you are running four or five thousand locomotives (or more) at any given time, the cash outlay for idling engines becomes quite considerable.

When I left the service in 2000, fuel conservation practices in place at the time dictated that even if stuck in a siding for a considerable length of time as informed by the train dispatcher, the lead locomotive was left running to hold the air while all others in the consist were to be shut down.

It has gotten to the point where train handling practices are being compromised for the sake of fuel savings.



"90 class" heavy haul locomotives on coal train in NSW - Pacific National



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