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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
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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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We set off from Newport Bridge with the old marshalling yards on our left and Tees Barrage in our sights.
The purpose of the renovation is to make it possible to run more trains simultaneously on running lines and marshalling yards, raising the rate in the future (to 70 km / h), run longer trains (750 m).
The marshalling yards, which would be used for storing and directing wagons and carriages, have been proposed for Washwood Heath in Birmingham.
The whole railway network will feature 30 small stations, 10 interim stations, six large stations and eight marshalling yards, the report said.
Dresden was an important road and rail junction and had vast railway marshalling yards.
The derelict former Tees Marshalling Yards have been earmarked to be redeveloped through the Green Blue Heart scheme as homes for 10,000 people, schools and leisure facilities on 130 acres.
45pm an abandoned Mercedes van was destroyed at Lamesley Marshalling yards, in Gateshead.
I remember that even early in the war, the marshalling yards at Hamm were a prime target as they played a great role in moving military troops and supplies.
The sidings and marshalling yards here used to be part of the chain which took the coal from the valleys to Cardiff Docks so there is plenty of history here.
Port element responsibilities are broken down into shipboard stevedoring and managing the marshalling yards.
Quite clearly, theft occurs when cargo is at rest--in marshalling yards, port facilities, or wherever the cargo is sitting," he said.
Possibilities included rail cars, locomotives, repair facilities, round houses, marshalling yards, and railway bridges.