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The system and method for controlling a consist of at least first and second locomotives having discrete operating modes. The method comprises receiving a control command and determining a power operating mode of the first locomotive and a power operating mode of the second locomotive as a function of the control command and an optimization parameter. The power operating mode of the second locomotive is different as compared to the power operating mode of the first locomotive in at least one mode of operation of the method. The method further comprises controlling the first locomotive responsive to the power operating mode of the first locomotive and controlling the second locomotive responsive to the power operating mode of second locomotive.

Title
System and method for managing two or more locomotives of a consist
Application Number
10/429596
Publication Number
7021588 (B2)
Application Date
May 5, 2003
Publication Date
April 4, 2006
Inventor
Ajith Kuttannair Kumar
Erie
PA, US
Randall Slomski
Erie
PA, US
Shuo Chen
Erie
PA, US
Jan Alan Nagle
North East
PA, US
Gerald James Hess Jr
Erie
PA, US
Agent
Scott Andes
Senniger Powers
Assignee
General Electric Company
NY, US
IPC
B61C 5/00
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