mail train

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Noun1.mail train - a train that carries mailmail train - a train that carries mail    
mail car - a railway car in which mail is transported and sorted
railroad train, train - public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive; "express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction"
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mail train

ntreno postale
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These included Prisoner of War covers sent from Japanese occupied Borneo during the Second World War and Travelling Post Office covers from the river Gambia.
A diverse selection of passenger, various goods, and the famous travelling post office demonstrations were operated, to the delight of the crowds.
The Engine House Visitor Centre at Highley will be opening its doors for visitors to explore - there is mail to be sorted in the full-sized Travelling Post Office, fun facts to be learned at the Peter's Railway Young Engineers' Centre and a family-friendly menu to be enjoyed at the Flag & Whistle food stop restaurant.
Travelling from Glasgow to London Euston, the Royal Mail Travelling Post Office train was halted by the gang, including Ronnie Biggs, which stole PS2.
While they were out at the party I applied myself to setting up the travelling post office on the boy's model railway.
A travelling post office has been erected for the sale of war bonds and certificates.
1million (worth an estimated [euro]54million today) in the robbery of the Glasgow-to-Euston Travelling Post Office on August 8, 1963.
5m - equivalent to PS40m today - when they held up the Royal Mail travelling post office which ran between Glasgow and London.
He later progressed through his exams to becomeapostman, andwas on the travelling post office duringWorldWar II, a dangerous assignment which at one point saw the train blown up.
6million stolen from a Glasgow to Watford travelling Post Office.
The driver of the travelling post office, carrying 18 postal sorters and two managers, had no warning of the derailment and an inevitable and devastating collision occurred at significant speed with an oncoming freight service.