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guard's van

Translation of guard's van in Spanish:

noun

  • (British English) (Railways)
    Example sentences
    • A train left the railway station with the pay for the North Eastern Railway officials in the guard's van at the rear of the train.
    • But Martin Forwood, a campaigner from Cumbrians Opposed to a Radioactive Environment, pointed out that BNFL had earlier axed guard's vans from the trains, leaving drivers to cope with any accident on their own.
    • Kendall explained why these rail trips were so popular: ‘They ran special trains from Paris, but these were real party trains, lots of drinking and the use of the guard's van for dancing.’

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