Translation of freight car in Spanish:

freight car

vagón de carga, n.

noun

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    vagón de carga masculine
    • I slid open the sliding door of the freight car we were traveling in.
    • Chalk was important to yard operations for without it switching freight cars in marshalling yards would have been slower and much more difficult.
    • A covered freight car, the kind that often carries automobiles, suffered slight damage.
    • Ford felt like he was trying to push a freight car.
    • It is believed that the pig might have escaped from a freight car.
    • The daily number of loaded freight cars is an important index to the efficiency and economic benefits of railway freight transport, said an official with the ministry.
    • A man who never graduated from school might steal from a freight car.
    • Since Terry's pioneer book on Union Pacific freight cars appeared, similar volumes have been written on the cars of several other railroads.
    • The woman was turning her vehicle in the wide freight car to face the open double doors.
    • Two steel car ferries were ordered in 1889, each capable of carrying 16 freight cars on two tracks.
    • Extended sills are sometimes installed below freight doors to narrow the gap between the building and the freight car.
    • On the return trip the empty cars are handled like any other freight car in captive service.
    • Except for very short runs on main tracks, remote-controlled locomotives are almost exclusively confined to switching yards where freight cars are assembled into trains.
    • And inside the building was a roomful of clerks, who handled the paperwork that accompanied every freight car on its trip across the country.
    • The system requires railroads to shift freight cars at 12 miles per hour between 57 rail yards around the area.
    • All of these images are from the sides of boxcars, coal cars, miscellaneous freight cars and a caboose.
    • Self-propelled freight cars could be used for a direct point-to-point delivery of small freight quantities.
    • More than 4000 gallons of diesel fuel were spilled from a freight car; firefighters prevented a disastrous blaze from igniting.
    • The diesel has four times the mass of the freight car.
    • The common gondola car is a freight car with low sides and ends, a solid floor, and no roof.