A piece of metal or timber supporting the roof of a railway carriage.
More example sentences
- To optimise resistance to shocks, the cantrail / chassis is carried out by both bolting and adhesive bonding.
- Aluminium cantrails are made of extruded aluminium for lightness and anodised to eliminate oxidation.
- The old cantrail on the fitting side of the coach has been cut in two places to create three shorter sections.