Translation of caboose in Spanish:

caboose

furgón de cola, n.

Pronunciation: /kəˈbus//kəˈbuːs/

noun

US
Railways

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    furgón de cola masculine
    cabús masculine Mexico
    • The pusher crew was a special class of service, because they had to run around a caboose at Alleghany anyway, so the crew was already making ‘local rate-of-pay.’
    • This shop was later shut down with the end of the use of cabooses on most freight trains.
    • The caboose starts suddenly, then eases to a gentle roll.
    • At the western end the flagman cuts off his caboose and stands at the hand-brake, easing down the speed.
    • Michael and I also rode in one direction on the upper seats in the train's caboose.
    • There's only one thing I like more than eating my roast beef sandwich, and that's eating my roast beef sandwich in the caboose of the train.
    • A list of the most influential hip-hop cultural figures of the last 20 years is the caboose on this train.
    • At each stop, children visit with Santa Claus in the caboose before touring two more cars full of holiday displays.
    • The conductor and brakeman in the caboose were forgotten about!
    • In 1888, two cabooses were obtained and put in service.
    • Several train cabooses have been moved to the resort, set on rail tracks and equipped with bathrooms, heat, and beds.
    • We all switched trains, I was offered the chance to ride in the caboose which would lead the way back to Greenbank.
    • This is only worth noting because the train had a caboose, which is rarely seen these days.
    • The types of trains, and what is between the locomotive and the caboose can be chosen before embarking on your journey.
    • At the end of the train was an open caboose where we were able to view the mountain scenery more clearly.
    • Pooled cabooses stayed with a train to final destination and the crew slept in a bunkhouse like the engine crews had always done.
    • My friends asked what the devices laying on a rack by the yard office were and I briefly explained end of train devices and how they replaced the caboose and how we had one on our own train.
    • The run up the Sqaulicum line is made in reverse, with the engine pushing any cars, and a caboose leading the way on the long back-up move to the cold storage plant.
    • Aside from the two conductors and two tail-end brakemen riding in the cabooses there was an engineer and fireman on each of the four steam locomotives and a head-end brakeman on the assist engines.
    • Steam locomotives gave way to diesels, and cabooses were replaced by little boxes.