marshalling yard


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marshalling yard

Railways a place or depot where railway wagons are shunted and made up into trains and where engines, carriages, etc., are kept when not in use
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In this case, African Minerals have specified HDPE for the rail marshalling yard in the knowledge that it is capable of delivering many years of reliable service in a very demanding environment."
"Liam Byrne can speak for his Hodge Hill constituency, but he has no right to say where the marshalling yard will go.
They were at the side of a busy marshalling yard. A factory ran along one side of the track.
Parker was surprised (Daily Post, May 21) at your headline ``Liverpool's famous Pier Head to become a car marshalling yard'' for that is what the original plans, proposals and planning permission envisaged.
CONTROVERSIAL plans for a car marshalling yard at the Pier Head have been given the goahead by Liverpool council.
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Both parties have decided to enter into this Agreement top set out their respective rights and obligations in relation to the transportation of fuel from Keamari, Marshalling Yard Pipri, Bin Qasim, Mehmood Kot and Attock Refinery limited.
CITY MP Liam Byrne has said HS2 is "battering" east Birmingham - and warned demand for a giant marshalling yard poses a threat to the city's green belt.
Ade Sodeinde suggested ways to improve the layout of Central Trains' marshalling yard in Tyseley, Birmingham, to avoid the firm being fined for late departures.
Big railroad marshalling yard improvements at installations such as Fort Hood, Texas, meant the Army post could ship more railroad cars than domestic ports were able to handle.
New York's Metropolitan Transport Authority placed the order for a marshalling yard and service facilities to be used by the local train operator Long Island Railroad.
I WAS surprised at the headline ``Liverpool's famous Pier Head set to become a car marshalling yard'' (Daily Post, May 17).