tail track system

tail track system

[′tāl ‚trak ‚sis·təm]
(mining engineering)
A form of track layout for car or trip loading in which the track can be extended down the heading, turned right or left, or turned back, U-fashion, in an adjacent heading.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.