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A passenger vehicle or a conveyance that travels on a rail such as a streetcar or railroad car. 









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Container On Flat Car - Method of moving shipping containers which involves transporting them on railroad flat cars. Acronym: COFC Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Engine - A system or mechanism that converts one or more forms of energy into another; a motor; or a railroad locomotive.  Engine

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Piggyback - Semitrailer built with reinforcements to withstand transport by a railroad flatcar. Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

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Railroad - A transportation medium consisting of a track composed of parallel rails and ties for trains and other rail vehicles; or a system of tracks, equipment, facilities, and property for railroad transportation.  Railroad

Related Terms: Railroad - engine | equipment | facility | rail | railcar | rails | railway | transportation | vehicle |
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Trailer On Flat Car (1) - Method of moving cargo which involves transporting semitrailers on railroad flat cars. Acronym: TOFC Reference: Truck Writers of North America (TWNA)

Related Terms: Trailer On Flat Car (1) - container on flat car | piggyback | trucking |
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