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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Facilities include a major classification yard and shops, an automobile distribution center and a TRANSFLO transloading terminal.
The company's products include specialty trackwork, such as rail crossings and switches; mechanical products, such as railcar, locomotive and idler wheels, mounted wheel sets and metal brake shoes; classification yard products and automation systems; and railway signal system design, installation, engineering and maintenance services.
The company's products include specialty trackwork, such as rail crossings and switches; mechanical products, such as rail car, locomotive and idler wheels, mounted wheel sets and metal brake shoes; classification yard products and automation systems; and railway signal system design, installation, engineering and maintenance services.
Smith & Western, Freight Cars (nineteen pages), freight terminals (nine pages, not including classification yards covered in "C"), funeral trains, and has links to other listings (Ferrocarril del Pacifico and ferry services).
The decline in the number of railroad transportation workers has also resulted from such innovations as larger, faster, more fuel-efficient trains and computerized classification yards.
acquiring control of trackage connecting CN's network to its Windsor classification yards and the Detroit-Windsor rail tunnel.
One of the many classification yards Wayne was responsible for was Conrail's Oak Island Yard, connecting the national rail freight network to NYRR's subsidiary, the New York Cross Harbor Railroad.

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