diesel-electric locomotive 
Vehicle with a diesel engine turning a generator that in turn powers the electric traction motors.
Container for the sand that is strewn on the track in front of the wheels to provide friction.
Device on each end of a locomotive or car for attaching it to another locomotive or car.
Steel bar attached to the frame that pushes aside debris from the track.
Reservoir containing the diesel fuel that makes the vehicle self-sufficient.
Guardrail to prevent falls.
Sounding device warning of the train’s approach.
Compartment where the engineer operates the locomotive and has a view of the track ahead.
Lamp illuminating the track.
compressed air reservoir
Storage chamber for the compressed air.
Wheel acting as a generator to turn the traction motor, which slows down the train.
Generator driven by the diesel engine, which in turn supplies electricity to the traction motors.
Panel containing the locomotive’s main controls.
Device providing electricity for starting the engine and for the lights and other electrical devices when the engine is at rest.
Mechanism cooling the traction motors.
Device circulating oil throughout the engine to reduce friction between its moving parts.
Reservoir for the cooling water.
Combustion engine in which the compressed air becomes sufficiently hot to ignite the injected fuel.
Device removing dust from the air entering the engine.
Vessel in which the coolant, which circulates around the engine, is cooled by means of flowing air.
Bladed mechanism blowing air through the radiators to cool the coolant inside them.
Device supplying the compressed air that operates various pneumatic equipment, especially the brakes.