US 11,052,753 B2
Dual fuel tank for locomotive and marine applications
David I. Scott, Frankfort, IL (US); and Pedro T. Santos, Houston, TX (US)
Assigned to CNGMOTIVE, INC., Frankfort, IL (US)
Filed by CNGMOTIVE, INC., Frankfort, IL (US)
Filed on Mar. 26, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/364,479.
Application 16/364,479 is a continuation of application No. 15/188,603, filed on Jun. 21, 2016, granted, now 10,245,940.
Prior Publication US 2019/0283570 A1, Sep. 19, 2019
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. B60K 15/03 (2006.01); B63B 17/00 (2006.01); B61C 17/02 (2006.01); B63B 11/04 (2006.01)
CPC B60K 15/03 (2013.01) [B60K 15/03006 (2013.01); B61C 17/02 (2013.01); B63B 11/04 (2013.01); B63B 17/0027 (2013.01); B60K 2015/03059 (2013.01); B60K 2015/03105 (2013.01); B60K 2015/03157 (2013.01); B60K 2015/03309 (2013.01); Y02T 30/00 (2013.01)] 22 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A dual-fuel railroad locomotive comprising:
a plurality of wheels;
a chassis supported by the plurality of wheels;
a dual-fuel engine supported by the chassis and operatively connected to the wheels; and
a dual-fuel tank supported by the chassis and in fluid communication with the dual-fuel engine, the dual-fuel tank including:
a liquid fuel vessel configured to hold a first fuel, and
a pressurized fuel vessel configured to hold a different second fuel,
wherein the duel-fuel engine is configured to combust a combination of the first fuel and the different second fuel at at least one specific ratio.