classification yard

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classification yard

[‚klas·ə·fə′kā·shən ‚yärd]
(civil engineering)
A railroad yard for separating trains according to car destination.
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In fact, for the simple example considered above, the Shunting Yard algorithm will rearrange the expression as 2 5 + 3 * 6 4 *--.
Bagg warned residents that railway lines and shunting yards are very dangerous areas since the overhead power lines carry about 450,000 volts that just being near could electrocute people without having to touch the power lines.
At the hub-exchange facility, either rail wagons (at a shunting yard) or load units (at a terminal) are exchanged.
We had to take 22 coaches and put them into the shunting yard, so the coaches plus an engine stretched almost to Coundon Station."
He once said: 'When the good Lord calls me to the happy shunting yard in the sky I shall have no regrets.
Dungavel is at the coalface of Westminster's immigration policy - a shunting yard for human beings the Government doesn't want to see.
The cattle-trucks that transported supporters 40 years ago might be standing idle in the shunting yards around Crewe, but some supporters are still being taken for a ride and not the one that they bargained for.