light section car

light section car

[′līt ′sek·shən ‚kär]
(mechanical engineering)
A railway motorcar weighing 750-900 pounds (340-408 kilograms) and propelled by 4-6-horsepower (3000-4500-watt) engines.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.