Is it possible to use three locomotives to run a longer train?
The answer is yes. The Distributed Power System (DPS) is an initiative that could make this possible. Developed jointly by DB Cargo, Bombardier Transportation and Faiveley Transportation, the DPS could revolutionise rail freight transport. It allows the use of three locomotives to run a single train, and in the long-term, such a development could lead to the use of 1,500 metre-long trains.
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