A slug (or calf) is a train engine that has no diesel engine. It depends on a "mother" to provide electrical power. It is used in low speed applications where the mother has more than enough power but needs more driving wheels.
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CN 501 in Winnipeg, MB 2010/05/29
CN slug 501 in Winnipeg, MB.
CN 203 in Winnipeg, MB 2012/06/08
CN 203 in the Symington Yard.
CN 266 and mother 7269 roll along the CN Rivers subdivision in Winnipeg.
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