Taken inside the gearbox. See: www.flickr.com/photos/nakrnsm/5004601153/
This mechanism, at the downstream side electric motor, is part of the clutch system that transmitted power from the gears between the electric motors, engaging the gears that turned the shafts of the pinions.
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