buffer stop

noun

Definition of buffer stop

British
: a bumping post placed at the end of a track in train sheds or at stations as an emergency stop for incoming trains and locomotives

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“Buffer stop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buffer%20stop. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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