cattle truck


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cattle truck

n
(Railways) a railway wagon designed for carrying livestock. US and Canadian equivalent: stock car
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TWO people died in a crash involving two cars, a cattle truck and a tanker yesterday.
A Durham Police spokesman said a cattle truck had obviously been used to take the animals away and added: "The farmer, who does not want to be identified, believes the ewes would have been easy to handle because they were heavily in lamb, although many by now will have given birth.
Cattle truck loading at crowded airports is not my idea of fun.
They should have been taken to the nearest border in a cattle truck and ordered to walk home.
And those suspects arrested in the early hours and taken away to a police station are not despatched by cattle truck to a concentration camp with his and her's gas chambers on Salisbury Plain.
But thankfully, three years later a weak but relieved Stan returned to Wallsend after having been taken prisoner of war in the desert and shipped across Europe in a cattle truck.
In 1942 the population was rounded up and sent by cattle truck to Germany.
The crowd will observe a silence in memory of 31-year-old Jill, who died on February 1, 1995, under the wheels of a cattle truck during a protest against live veal calf exports from Coventry airport.
Passengers are unhappy at the reduced service, claiming Metros are so packed with commuters it's like travelling on a cattle truck.
Lib-Dem transport spokesman Norman Baker MP said: "If we are to escape cattle truck Britain, our railways need investment.
In the co-ordinated raids in Co Louth, Customs officers detained a 40ft cattle truck with a concealed tank, along with a number of other vehicles.
He was later loaded onto a railway cattle truck and taken to the Buchenwald concentration camp, where he remained until the end of the war in 1945.