observation car


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observation car

n
(Railways) a railway carriage fitted with large expanses of glass to provide a good view of the scenery
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observation car

n (Rail) → carrozza f belvedere inv
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While the train flashed through never-ending miles of ripe wheat, by country towns and bright-flowered pastures and oak groves wilting in the sun, we sat in the observation car, where the woodwork was hot to the touch and red dust lay deep over everything.
We take a picturesque ride in the Pullman Observation Car, right behind the engine on the impeccably well-kept Swanage Railway steam train from Swanage to Corfe Castle.
We sat on the platform of the observation car where it was quite warm & comfortable for some time & then I adjourned to the drawing room to think of a speech I have to make to the Canadian Club tomorrow.
For journal bearings, NTN has total supply over highly reliable bearings for the head and rear observation car, which has the most characteristic carriage design.
VIA Rail's The Ocean train route between Montreal and Halifax includes modern sleeping compartments, a dining car, observation car and, of course, a bar car.
In the midst of this maze of big questions, we share a moment with the author in an Amtrak observation car, when a woman next to her begins singing "Here Comes the Sun" and the other passengers join in.
The first four carriages for the new Ffestiniog Railway 'B' set are two super saloons, a service/ kitchen car and Pullman observation car.
He said as RCF had already rolled out a Shatabadi train rake of 17 coaches, which can run at a speed of 160kmph and which is still being tested on the tracks, they had also manufactured an observation car which can run at the same speed for testing the railway track and overhead electric equipments.
The trainas observation car gives passengers a rich visual experience of Southeast Asia.
As I begin to write this, I'm sitting in the observation car of the California Zephyr.
third floor, or by mail for a donation of adults: $48; seniors (62+): $43; children 3 to 12: $25; observation car seating tickets available for $53 (adult or child).
The Observation Car provides a wonderful vantage point from which to enjoy the spectacular Highlands scenery.