departure track

departure track

[di′pär·chər ‚trak]
(civil engineering)
A railroad yard track for combining freight cars into outgoing trains.
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Description: Planning for New construction of additional arrival / departure track group to increase capacity
When it launches, Falcon I will carry the TacSat-1 satellite to a 500km orbit (100km above the International Space Station) with a southeast departure track along the California coast.
It was then supposed to be moved to a departure track in order to be taken to a nearby Norfolk Southern yard.
Major projects this year will reach as far as San Antonio, Laredo and Brownsville, Texas and Avondale, Louisiana and will include construction of receiving and departure tracks at Strang yard, as well as storage-in-transit track construction in Spring, a Houston suburb.
RNP uses GPS to help pilots optimise flight approach and departure tracks, says Qantas's group executive government and corporate affairs David Epstein Dec 3, 2009
Sir, - Large parts of north east Birmingham, including Erdington, Sutton Coldfield and Lichfield, as well as Claverdon and Stratford-upon-Avon to the south, will lie directly under the new departure tracks created by a second runway at Birmingham Airport.
Departure tracks that do not align to maximize length of lead tracks, as well as other
The combination leads to more precise arrival and departure tracks, providing pilots with highly accurate navigation information in all types of weather.
BNSF's 2013 capacity enhancement projects in Washington include construction of two receiving and departure tracks nearly 7,000 feet long at BNSF's Delta yard in Everett, expanding BNSF's automotive distribution facility at Orillia to support growth in new automobile traffic, as well as signal upgrades for federally mandated positive train control (PTC).
The terminal features five 3,000-foot loading tracks and two 10,000-foot arrival and departure tracks.