Locomotive

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Short Definition

Motive power to a train - the train's engine.

Locomotive is a generic term for the unit, or units, providing the motive power to a train. In DCC, the locomotive can be a single unit, a group of units coupled together in an MU (multiple unit), or multiple units distributed in the train, but responding to a single command set as an MU.