Translation of freight in Spanish:

freight

carga, n.

Pronunciation /freɪt//freɪt/

noun

  • 1

    (goods transported)
    carga feminine
    mercancías feminine
    mercaderías feminine
    • Many risk their lives to stow away on freight trains.
    • British Railways closed the ailing branch line to passenger traffic in December 1961 and the last freight train ran several months later.
    • Ministers also believe that the Forth Rail Bridge may be being placed under too much strain because of increasing amounts of freight being carried by rail.
    • The dispute affected interstate deliveries of both air and road freight.
    • Two freight trains collided this morning near Kankakee, Illinois.
    • If, as we are led to believe, there is some benefit to be obtained by continuing to allow night flights, ought we to surmise from this that the offending aircraft are simply carrying freight?
    • Trains first transported only freight.
    • After the metro was finally built one official plan from 1973 recommended that the trains also haul freight.
    • 51 and 52 on the Dawkins Subdivision were mixed trains, carrying both freight and passengers.
    • From the 1840s, railways revolutionised the speed of communication and the transport of passengers and, more gradually, freight.
    • According to transport experts, one freight train carries the equivalent of 75 lorry loads, reducing road congestion and pollution levels.
    • Camel trains also carried freight on the Mullan Road between Walla Walla, Washington, and Helena via the Coeur d' Alene Mountains and Hell Gate.
    • Armed guards had for decades been placed on freight trains carrying easily stolen freight through populated areas, but thefts in transit continued.
    • It's thought that two freight trains collided, sparking a giant fireball that devastated the surrounding area.
    • Passengers stopped travelling that line in 1970 and freight trains stopped using it in 1980.
    • Trains all over the country, some carrying hazardous freight, were passing over cracked rails on a regular basis.
    • The incident occurred when 51 freight trains began rolling without a conductor and picked up speed.
    • Over the past 50 years, Indian Railways have increased the amount of freight they carry, fourfold.
    • Trucks heavily loaded with their freight often carry excess passengers on the tops of their loads.
    • This decision will result in a large amount of heavy freight being carried by lorries on the already overcrowded roads.
  • 2

    (transportation)
    transporte masculine
    porte masculine
    flete masculine Latin America
    freight free franco de porte
    • freight paid porte pagado
    • freight collect flete a cobrar
    • before noun freight charges flete
    • This contract covers freight for inbound and outbound shipments but will primarily used for inbound shipments; it does not cover small package shipments.
    • What's more, local food doesn't have to travel very far so packaging, fuel consumption and air pollution from road freight are all kept to a minimum.
    • By the following year, the route was sufficiently developed to attract freight, a strategic service objective of B&O operations.
    • At the same time, some shipments may be transferred from air to ocean freight as customers accept longer journey times to save money, Emery's Noske said.
    • The limited use of the Sligo rail service for freight could see its viability called into question by the rail review.
    • There will also be an examination of opportunities for traffic diversion including by rail, by pipeline, and the movement of freight to less congested ports outside Dublin.
  • 3US informal

    (train)
    tren de carga masculine

transitive verb

US

  • 1

    enviar como carga
    mandar como carga