freight car


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freight car

[′frāt ‚kär]
(engineering)
A railroad car in or on which freight is transported.
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* Freight cars online (where ironically fewer potential revenue-generating railcars is better)
(NYSE: WAB) has acquired engineered freight car components manufacturer Aero Transportation Products, the company said.
21 September 2011 - S&P on Tuesday gave its BB- long-term corporate credit rating with a "stable" outlook to Russian rail freight car lessor Brunswick Rail Ltd.
The problem of rail freight car fleet management belongs to a class of the most important railway optimization problems that are very complex due to the presence of various types and subtypes of freight cars, the size and value of rail freight car fleet as well as because of its significant role in rail transport operations.
The body of a man - who fell from a bridge in Birmingham on to the back of an open freight car - travelled nearly 120 miles before it was found in a railway yard in Wiltshire.
THE body of a man who fell from a bridge in Birmingham on to the back of an open rail freight car, travelled nearly 120 miles before it was found in a railway yard in Wiltshire.
Sixteen-year-old Billy Luckett leaves a destructive home life and finds shelter on an old freight car train.
Consolequip's most successful product, in which they control 95 per cent of the market, is freight car frame braces.
Mickael Gonzales' freight car summarized the nature of Perna's installation.
The mundane subject of the wooden freight car is delineated in detail in this massive work written by the former Curator of Transportation at the Smithsonian Institution, John W.
Using machine-vision technology developed for industrial robots, Thibadeau has created a high-resolution image scanner that can identify a freight car, no matter how beat up.

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