ladder track

ladder track

[′lad·ər ‚trak]
(civil engineering)
A main track that joins successive body tracks in a railroad yard.
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The massive facility is served directly by Union Pacific Railroad and has 29,000 feet of track, which includes two unit train loop tracks and 10 ladder tracks.
The large-scale facility is served directly by the Union Pacific Railroad and has 29,000 feet of track including two unit train loop tracks and ten ladder tracks.
The multimillion-dollar facility will have two rail loops with ladder tracks to handle NGL trans-loading.