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GRAVITY MARSHALLING YARD [1 record]

Record 1 2012-02-21

English

Subject field(s)
  • Railroad Stations
  • Shunting Operations (Railroads)
CONT

Gravity yards ... are operated similarly to hump yards but, in contrast to the latter, [gravity yards are] set up on a continuous falling gradient and there is less use of shunting engines.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Gares ferroviaires
  • Triage (Chemins de fer)

Spanish

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