Blog Entry# 3195729
Posted: Mar 12 2018 (10:08)
Last Response: Mar 13 2018 (08:42)
Mar 12 2018 (10:08) GZB/WAG-12
Avishek Ray~ 415 blog posts 7 correct pred (78% accurate)
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Since the news came out about a new 12000HP Alstom loco, we all were curious about it. But finally when the footage of 'WAG12' wad revealed, what it appeared is that it is only two 6000HP locos stitched together.
So do you think that it is overhyped, misleading and kind of a lie?
Mar 12 2018 (11:14)
Offline till SSC CGL 2018 tier 1~ 508 blog posts 1708 correct pred (70% accurate)
Yes it is overhyped. Attaching 3 locos of 4000 hp will give similar power of around 12000 hp, so nothing new in it. Had it been a single loco delivering 12000 hp then it would hav been a different thing.
Mar 12 2018 (13:21)
HOG WAM4 WAP1~ 3687 blog posts
Sorry for the rather long post.
I can't comment about the 'over-hyped' part. But it is not 'misleading', and neither is it a 'lie'. Going by the options you have given -
1) No. It is not just simply 2 locos MU'ed together. It is a 'twin section' locomotive. The two units together make up a single locomotive. Making a locomotive more powerful requires it to be bigger and heavier. And beyond a certain limit, having the entire locomotive in a single unit may not...
Mar 12 2018 (15:49)
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Sirf IRI me overhyped hua.... Baaki jagh to normal tha
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