Electric locomotive

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Preserved electric locomotive 84001, biggit bi North British Locomotive Company

An Electric locomotive is a locomotive driven bi electric motors. Thir are fed bi an owerheid line, or bi a third rail or bi a rechairgeable battery. An electric locomotive can be single-current or polycurrent, that is able tae uise several types o current.

The first kent electric locomotive wis biggit bi Robert Davidson in 1837.