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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(3) Assembling engines pull strings of railcars from marshalling tracks to the departure track to make up outbound trains.
Each arrival track (departure track) only stores one inbound train (outbound train) at the same time and its length is enough to hold all railcars of any train.
It was then supposed to be moved to a departure track in order to be taken to a nearby Norfolk Southern yard.
Furthermore, the factor of the intermediate stops with unlimited capacity is also taken into account; that is, if the train needs to enter and stop, there are enough arrival and departure tracks for it.
Others are intermediate overtaking stations, and the intermediate stations have infinite arrival and departure tracks; that is, the station capacity is infinite.
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.