Movable overhead electrification aims to eliminate the need for diesel shunting locomotives

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UK: Funding has been awarded for a project to test the use of a moveable overhead conductor rail at freight terminals where loading and unloading requirements mean conventional overhead electrification cannot be used. This could eliminate the need to use diesel shunting locomotives and remove a barrier to end-to-end electrification, ...

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