container car

container car

[kən′tā·nər ‚kär]
(engineering)
A railroad car designed specifically to hold containers.
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The cost per mile to move a 53-footer on a stack container car is about 40 percent to just 60 percent per mile moved of a similar trailer or container chassis moved on the road.
Instruct students to draw faces and hair on eggs to create "egg-persons" who will ride in a plastic container car. Students decide how their egg-persons will use seat belts when riding in the car.
"In an effort to supplement and improve upon intermodal operations, our nation's railroad container cars have been developed to accommodate the most prominent trailer configurations that exist within trucking today, the 28- and 53-foot trailers," wrote Lyboldt.
Gimli no longer has a bottling line, so once the barrels are emptied, the juice goes into huge container cars and is sent by rail line to the nearest Diageo bottling plant.
Phase one of the project will consist of two adjacent tracks designed to carry double-stacked intermodal shipping container cars. The Sohar region of Oman abuts the Al Hajjar mountains which are among the highest in the Gulf region.