Definition of Marshalling yard

1. Noun. A railway yard in which trains are assembled and goods are loaded.

Generic synonyms: Railway Yard, Railyard, Yard



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Literary usage of Marshalling yard

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1. Crimson Architectural Historians 1994-2002 by Stichting Rotterdam-Maaskant (2002)
"The immense intermediary zone of the marshalling yard can be optimized in a way that profits from its post-industrial status. In doing away with the old ..."

2. Permanent Way Rolling Stock and Technical Working of Railways by Charles Couche (1877)
"A marshalling yard is a sort of large preparatory work-shop, provided with mechanical appliances; the chief work there being to assort the waggons according ..."

3. The Secret War: The Office of Strategic Services in World War II edited by George C. Chalou (1995)
"To block oil attacks in the Mediterranean theater as well as western Europe, SHAEF confined the Mediterranean air forces to marshalling yard targets, ..."

4. Coal Information 2003by IEA Staff by IEA Staff (2003)
"Special attention will be given to the marshalling yard at Ermelo which will be ... Currently, Spoornet moves trains of 50 wagons from a marshalling yard in ..."

5. Integration of European Inland Transport Markets by (Paris) European Conference of Ministers, Ecmt, SourceOECD (Online service) (2000)
"... or simply sent on without sorting to a central marshalling yard where wagons from a number of points of origin are sorted according to destination. ..."

6. Railway Engineer (1905)
"In addition to the works at College and forming part of the same extensive scheme, there has just been completed at Shettleston a marshalling yard for the ..."

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