rolling stock

rolling stock
rolling stock
n.
all the locomotives, cars, etc. of a railroad, or the trucks, trailers, etc. of a trucking company

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  • Rolling Stock — was a newspaper of ideas and a chronicle of the 1980s published in Boulder, Colorado by Ed Dorn and Jennifer Dunbar Dorn. The paper had a regional motif, but featured correspondents covering the world, including Woody Haut on Labor, John Daley on …   Wikipedia

  • rolling stock — n [U] all the trains, carriages etc that are used on a railway …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rolling stock — rolling ,stock noun uncount the engines, cars, and other parts of trains used on a railroad …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • rolling stock — N UNCOUNT Rolling stock is all the engines and carriages that are used on a railway. Many stations needed repairs or rebuilding and there was a shortage of rolling stock …   English dictionary

  • Rolling stock (Thomas and Friends) — This article lists the rolling stock that has featured in the Thomas and Friends children s television series. A large number of different railway trucks and coaches have appeared over the years. In many episodes, coaches or trucks are key to the …   Wikipedia

  • Rolling stock of the Yugoslav Railways — This page describes all historical vehicles of the former Yugoslav Railways, which was dissolved in 1991. Steam locomotives *JŽ Class 62 Diesel locomotives *JŽ series 641 *JŽ series 642 *JŽ series 643 *JŽ series 644 *JŽ series 645 *JŽ series 646… …   Wikipedia

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