freight train


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freight train

n.
A railroad train consisting of an engine and freight cars.

freight′ train`


n.
a train of freight cars.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.freight train - a railroad train consisting of freight carsfreight train - a railroad train consisting of freight cars
cabin car, caboose - a car on a freight train for use of the train crew; usually the last car on the train
freight car - a railway car that carries freight
freight liner, liner train - a long-distance express freight train between industrial centers and seaports with facilities for rapid loading and unloading of goods
railroad train, train - public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive; "express trains don't stop at Princeton Junction"
Translations

freight train

n (Am) → treno m merci inv
References in classic literature ?
I am refreshed and expanded when the freight train rattles past me, and I smell the stores which go dispensing their odors all the way from Long Wharf to Lake Champlain, reminding me of foreign parts, of coral reefs, and Indian oceans, and tropical climes, and the extent of the globe.
The men on the freight trains, who go over the whole length of the road, bow to me as to an old acquaintance, they pass me so often, and apparently they take me for an employee; and so I am.
He knew that a local freight train passed through Winesburg at midnight and went on to Cleveland, where it arrived at dawn.
When the first pair of wires was strung between New York and Chicago, for instance, it was found to weigh 870,000 pounds--a full load for a twenty-two-car freight train; and the cost of the bare metal was $130,000.
That day they had killed about four thousand cattle, and these cattle had come in freight trains from far states, and some of them had got hurt.
"Freight Train and Truck: A New Trend in Children's Literature?" Children's Literature Association Quarterly 6.3 (1981): 19-21.
Terrified Scots postal workers were trapped as their mobile sorting office crashed full-tilt into a derailed freight train.
A day earlier, the Akbar Bugti Express travelling from Lahore to Quetta collided with a stationary freight train at the Walhar Railway Station in Sadiqabad Tehsil of Punjab province.
Earlier on Thursday, the Akbar Bugti Express travelling from Lahore to Quetta collided with a stationary freight train at the Walhar Railway Station in Sadiqabad Tehsil of Punjab province.
RAHIM YAR KHAN: At least 11 passengers were killed and 67 injured when a passenger train collided with a freight train near Sadiqabad on Thursday.
KARACHI -- Railway traffic remained disrupted on Sunday, two days after passenger train Jinnah Express train rammed into a stationary freight train near Hyderabad on Thursday.
KARACHI -- At least three people lost their lives on Thursday when a passenger train collided with a freight train at Makli Shah, near Hyderabad.