marshalling yard


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marshalling yard

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(Railways) 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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Noun1.marshalling yard - a railway yard in which trains are assembled and goods are loadedmarshalling yard - a railway yard in which trains are assembled and goods are loaded
railway yard, railyard, yard - an area having a network of railway tracks and sidings for storage and maintenance of cars and engines
Translations

marshalling yard

[ˈmɑːʃəlɪŋˌjɑːd] N (Rail) → área f de clasificación

marshalling yard

, (US) marshaling yard

marshalling yard

[ˈmɑːʃlɪŋˌjɑːd] n (Brit) → scalo smistamento
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Speaking in the House of Commons, Mr Byrne (Lab Hodge Hill) accused HS2 Ltd of putting jobs at risk in Washwood Heath and threatened to "occupy the site" to prevent HS2 Ltd building a planned rail marshalling yard there.
I AM disturbed that a number of politicians from other areas have put forward Chelmsley Wood, or the proposed HS2 Birmingham Interchange area, as a suitable site for the HS2 marshalling yard.
If you eliminate make-weight offerings like Langley Mill - I didn't know it still had a railway station - and the obvious calling points, you're left with Toton, today a marshalling yard in the wilds of Nottinghamshire, but tomorrow "a booming new town".
But Mr Stanley said: "I was horrified when Tory MP Mr Dan Byles spread rumours that the HS2 marshalling yard would end up in North Warwickshire.
a marshalling yard full of dark freight, but the track switches work.
EVENT: Centerra Gold (CG) yesterday announced that the transfer of diesel fuel and other supplies from the Kumtor marshalling yard to the mine had resumed after the voluntary lifting of the previously announced roadblock.
Operations at the Kumtor mine site and Balykchi Marshalling Yard have been resumed and are being carried out in a normal mode.
After spotting a suspicious vehicle in Tyne Marshalling Yard, at Lamesley, Gateshead, they sprang into action and closed the yard gates, preventing the van from leaving.
The constant rhythmic sound of iron wheels speeding over iron rails changed, the click-a-de-clack, click-a-de-clack of a train running over points told him they were going through a big marshalling yard.
25-acre location on the east side of the Little Rock Port Railroad Marshalling Yard at 6900 Lindsey Road will become home to the Hi-Speed Electric warehouse facility.
The RRIF loan will help the railroad expand its business to include a bulk commodity yard where trainloads of product will be stored until sold; a transload facility where product is stored in on-site warehouses or transferred directly between train and truck; and a marshalling yard where trains up to 110-units long can be stored.
A year later, Naval Expeditionary Logistics Support Force (NAVELSF) mobilized over 525 Sailors from four of its Cargo Handling and Supply Support Battalions for port stevedore and marshalling yard work, fuel farm (depot) operations, mail operations, and air cargo handling in Iraq and Kuwait.