rolling stock

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rolling stock

n.
The equipment available for use in transportation by land, as buses, locomotives, or railroad cars, owned by a particular company or carrier.

rolling stock

n
(Railways) the wheeled vehicles collectively used on a railway, including the locomotives, passenger coaches, freight wagons, guard's vans, etc

roll′ing stock′


n.
the wheeled vehicles of a railroad, including locomotives, freight cars, and passenger cars.
[1850–55]
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Noun1.rolling stock - collection of wheeled vehicles owned by a railroad or motor carrier
wheeled vehicle - a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people; "the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC"
Translations

rolling stock

n (Rail) → materiale m rotabile
References in classic literature ?
I lost my fireman; and the conductor and the Superintendent of Rolling Stock (who happened to be running down to Duran to meet his bride) had their heads knifed off by the Spiggoties and paraded around on poles.
Supplying these types of bearings allows the train to run safely and comfortably even during the various weather and geographical conditions which change during travels and it also contributes towards improved maintainability and the stable operation of the rolling stocks.
NTN has contributed towards faster speed and lighter weight for rolling stock by providing a high quality and high reliability product and technological development that matches the evolution of high speed rolling stocks.
Asia-Pacific was projected to have highest investment in rolling stock in 2015, as a result of the high demand for rolling stocks, especially from countries such as China and India.
This time, the contract was awarded based on IMM's positive evaluation of MC's record and project accomplishing ability of supplying rolling stocks with the Fully Automated Driverless System in Dubai and Singapore, as well as on CAF's price competitiveness.
In contrast, the number of rolling stocks faults, which operate on international routes is decreasing (mainly coaches drawn by a locomotive).
The securities issued by Rolling Stock are secured by fixed and floating charges over the Rolling Stocks assets which primarily consist of a secured loan to Porterbrook which is secured by a fixed and floating charge over the leases and underlying rolling stock.
The study covers 40 countries, 456 projects, 604 rail operators and 75,250 rolling stocks.
This time, the contract was awarded based on IMM s positive evaluation of MC s record and project accomplishing ability of supplying rolling stocks with the Fully Automated Driverless System in Dubai and Singapore, as well as on CAF s price competitiveness.