TECHNICAL PAPERS: Internal Combustion Engines

The Potential for LNG as a Railroad Fuel in the U.S.

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S. G. Fritz

Southwest Research Institute, 6220 Culebra Road, P.O. Drawer 28510, San Antonio, TX 78228-0510

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 122(1), 130-134 (Jul 27, 1999) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.483184 History: Received April 01, 1997; Revised July 27, 1999
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Relative size of major freight railway systems
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Full load exhaust emissions results of BN No. 7890
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BN No. 7890 natural-gas fueled locomotive
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Metrolink F59PHI passenger locomotive before conversion to LNG




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