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marshalling yard Line breaks: mar¦shal|ling yard

Definition of marshalling yard in English:


A large railway yard in which freight wagons are organized into trains.
Example sentences
  • Chalk was important to yard operations for without it switching freight cars in marshalling yards would have been slower and much more difficult.
  • For many years, chalk played an important role in everyday railway operations in freight marshalling yards.
  • Stations were often the scene of innovations because they had problems in parcel handling, rolling stock shunting and above all wagons in marshalling yards.
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