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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Hall, "Railroad classification yard throughput: the case of multistage triangular sorting," Transportation Research Part A: General, vol.
The bridge segment of the trail gives pedestrians and cyclists easy and safe access from the Columbia River over the railroad classification yard to Vancouver Lake Park.
Officials in Galesburg, Ill., have been anticipating that BNSF's grade separation projects in the city may help it to become the site of the Class I's largest rail classification yard. "We are seeing significant business come to Galesburg.

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