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din·ing car

(dī′nĭng)
n.
A railroad car in which meals are served.

dining car

n
(Railways) a railway coach in which meals are served at tables. Also called: restaurant car

din′ing car`


n.
a railroad car equipped for serving meals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dining car - a passenger car where food is served in transitdining car - a passenger car where food is served in transit
carriage, passenger car, coach - a railcar where passengers ride
Translations
jídelní vůz
spisevogn
ravintolavaunu
vagon restoran
ビュッフェ車食堂車
식당차
buffévagnrestaurangvagn
ตู้เสบียงบนรถไฟรถมีอาหารที่ลูกค้าบริการตัวเอง
toa ăn trên tàutoa bán thức ăn

dining car

[ˈdaɪnɪŋˌkɑːʳ] ncarrozza or vagone m ristorante inv

dining car

عَرَبَةُ الَأكْلِ بالقِطَار, عَرَبَة المَقْصَف jídelní vůz spisevogn Speisewagen βαγόνι-εστιατόριο, καροτσάκι για μπουφέ vagón restaurante ravintolavaunu wagon-restaurant vagon restoran vagone ristorante ビュッフェ車, 食堂車 식당차 restauratiewagen spisevogn wagon restauracyjny vagão-restaurante вагон-ресторан buffévagn, restaurangvagn ตู้เสบียงบนรถไฟ, รถมีอาหารที่ลูกค้าบริการตัวเอง yemek vagonu, yemekli vagon toa ăn trên tàu, toa bán thức ăn 餐车
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He said that Indian Railway Construction Company Limited (IRCON) had accomplished all construction assignments itself and completed over 300 construction projects so far, adding that Pakistani companies like Pracs and Railcop were only selling tickets and getting lucrative contracts of dining cars to mint money.
In the words of one of his friends, 100-year-old Charles Johnson, the first African-American man to work as a dining car steward for the old Southern Pacific Railroad, is the "Jackie Robinson of the dining cars.
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The Northern Belle carriages have seven dining cars, two kitchen cars and one service car.