Definition of pannier tank in English:

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pannier tank


A small steam locomotive with an overhanging rectilinear water tank along each side of the boiler.
Example sentences
  • There were very many classes and types of pannier tanks, including various absorbed engines and small classes for special purposes.
  • The 16XX were the last in the long line of pannier tanks and were used on light branch line duties.

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