integrated train

integrated train

[′in·tə‚grād·əd ′trān]
(mining engineering)
A long string of cars, permanently coupled together, that shuttles endlessly between one mine and one generating plant, not even stopping to load and unload, since rotary couplers permit each car to be flipped over and dumped as the train moves slowly across a trestle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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