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RAILWAY ENGLISH/ Metro

Metro The term used to denote an urban railway, often partly or wholly underground, carrying large numbers of passengers on trains at close headways. In the US synonymous with the term “subway”. The word is a diminution of the Metropolitan

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RAILWAY ENGLISH/ Facing Points

Facing Points Points where a single track diverges into two, i.e. where the points face the oncoming train. The opposite is trailing points, where two tracks become one.    I can walk you through the world of rail – a

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RAILWAY ENGLISH/ Buffer Stop

Buffer Stop Structure at the end of a track to prevent vehicles proceeding off the end of the line. Sometimes these are cushioned by hydraulic rams or protected by emergency braking devices such as a sand trap. In the US

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RAILWAY ENGLISH/MARSHALLING YARD

Marshalling yard = a place or depot where railway wagons are shunted and made up into trains and where engines, carriages, etc, are kept when not in use.   Cursul de engleză feroviară este cel mai complex curs de limba engleză

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RAILWAY ENGLISH/ BLOCK TRAIN

A block train is a freight train that runs as a unit from the loading point to the unloading point without intermediate stops. Block trains are typically used for transporting bulk goods such as gravel, chemicals or oil, but they

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RAILWAY ENGLISH/ CONTACT (TROLLEY) WIRE

Contact (trolley) wire = The overhead wire, sometimes referred to as trolley wire, which the pantograph of an electric locomotive rides against (contacts) to collect its electrical current (source of power). We’d love to hear from you! Drop us a line and

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