luggage van


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luggage van

n
(Railways) Brit a railway carriage used to transport passengers' luggage, bicycles, etc. US and Canadian name: baggage car
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.luggage van - a railway car where passengers' bags are carriedluggage van - a railway car where passengers' bags are carried
railcar, railroad car, railway car, car - a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad; "three cars had jumped the rails"
passenger train - a train that carries passengers
Translations

luggage van

n (Brit) (Rail) → bagagliaio
References in classic literature ?
Behind the tender, setting the platform more and more slowly swaying, came the luggage van with a dog whining in it.
"I bet anything it is!" exclaimed the red-nosed passenger, with extreme satisfaction, "and that he has precious little in the luggage van!--though of course poverty is no crime--we must remember that!"
The railway also has an ex-Bulgarian Railways luggage van converted into a buffet car, carriages converted from ex-Viennese tram bodies, and at Slaggyford, tea is served in a carriage which formed part of the train given by the British Government to Sierra Leone on the country's independence.
coaches, one AC standard, one AC business, one parlour car besides one power and luggage van.The train reached the destination at 10.30am, after passing through Khanewal, Abdul Hakeem, Shorkot, Toba Tek Singh and Gojra in three-and-a-half hours.
The minister said the blind and other disabled persons, with their wheelchairs in the luggage van, could travel by train free of charge.
The minister said helpers of the blind and other disabled persons would be given 50 percent concession in fare while wheelchairs of the disabled would be transported in the luggage van without any charges.
A person accompanying a visually challenged person or a passenger with any disability would also get the same concession, he said, adding that wheelchairs would be transported in luggage van without any charges.
The federal minister said the blind and other disabled persons, with their wheelchairs in the luggage van, could travel by train free of charge.
It was hauling a chief guard's van, a travelling post office, a luggage van and four passenger carriages, After arriving at Chester at 11.30am four more carriages were added to the front.
We have two, the Travelling Post Office and the Old Luggage Van, next to our station in St Germans - as well as a 1950s carriage down in Hayle, west Cornwall.
"The guard was unable to apply his brake as he had been thrown about the luggage van by the derailment."
And that does not necessarily guarantee your bike a space, if the luggage van is already full when you get to the station.