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Train parts

Of or pertaining to automotive components of a train.

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braking system

Railways; Train parts

All passenger coaches and most freight cars are equipped with the so-called continuous braking system, invented by George Westinghouse in 1869.

railcar

Railways; Train parts

It's a coach or car fitted with its own powerplant and not pulled by a separate engine or locomotive.

coach

Railways; Train parts

Part of the train which is intended to carry passengers. There are several different types of coaches, for general passenger-carrying use as well as for special uses, such as sleeping cars, dining ...

frame

Railways; Train parts

A strong structure of steel, which serves as the backbone on which the mechanical components of the locomotive are assembled and the boiler rests.

cab

Railways; Train parts

It provides protection for the engineer and fireman, and contains all organs and controls for the operation of the locomotive.

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