Definition of railcar
1 : a railroad car
2 : a self-propelled railroad car
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Then if not that, at least until Sound Transit has more railcars.
Last month, cut-up railcars from Metro’s original fleet appeared as pop-up retail kiosks outside Grosvenor station.
Radioactive materials were brought into the tunnel by railcars.
Meanwhile, a 2013 study by the University of Wisconsin said that shipping 5 million tons of sand can require 50,000 railcars or 200,000 truckloads.
Increasing sand orders are also raising demand for railcars and trucks to transport it from mines in states like Wisconsin to shale fields in Texas and Oklahoma.
One was of Sean Connery sitting atop one of the movie’s specially built Victorian railcars, with Crichton tenderly removing a cinder from the actor’s eye.
Plane interiors might use mahogany veneers to mimic the solid mahogany furnishings of a Pullman railcar, for example.
The Association of American Railroads has reported a 20 percent decline in coal railcar loads transported during the first quarter from the fourth quarter of 2015.
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