Translation of railhead in Spanish:

railhead

cabeza de línea, n.

Pronunciation /ˈreɪlˌhɛd//ˈreɪlhɛd/

noun

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    cabeza de línea feminine
    • This was partially due to a lack of technology to concentrate the deeper unoxidized ores and the high cost of transportation to the nearest railhead.
    • If it had only one redeeming quality, it was that it was the closest railhead to Montana.
    • This is because of the inefficiency of transporting heavy goods to a railhead to be loaded on to a train, only for the same expensive operation to be necessary when it is off-loaded at its destination.
    • Grant's goal was to have his wagons never operate more than a single day's march from their supply depots, usually at railheads or river ports.
    • From Delhi, the nearest railhead to Bandhavgarh is Umaria, 35 km away.
    • Meanwhile, the development of a railhead at Milford is likely to be delayed even further due to mounting opposition by local residents.
    • The closest railhead was hundreds of miles away and, in those early days of aviation, an air drop was out of the question.
    • The timber cutters in turn provided extra income for nearby farmers during lean times to transport it to Laura the nearest railhead.
    • Lawful targets also include dual-use objects like bridges, railheads, road networks, and similar transportation infrastructure used both by civilians and by enemy armed forces.
    • Located at a major railhead, the town was a wool center for the sheep growers in the region.
    • Before the Kingston / Queenstown road was built goods were taken by steamer or by packhorse from the railhead at Kingston, and this track follows part of the old pack track.
    • The little hill station of Kohima, north of Imphal and on the road to the important railhead of Dimapur, was encircled, but held out in an epic siege.
    • With the improvement in roads, cattle and sheep could be loaded at the station reducing the need for droving stock to railheads.
    • The train stays at the railhead for half an hour, leaving divers with the flexibility of choosing which train they would like to ride back to shore on.
    • Cambrai was an important town as it contained a strategic railhead.
    • He also hauled back freight from the isolated mountain communities to the railhead.
    • He had to endure a 27-mile ride in a springless wagon over rough roads to a railhead at Guiney Station.
    • By the 1920s a state-subsidized system of grain elevators, silos, and storage at railheads helped to ease the cycle of glut and scarcity.
    • Throughout the war, transportation and traction beyond railheads were to remain overwhelmingly horse drawn.
    • Three CAT C - 46s arrived at the northeastern railhead of Udorn, Thailand, on 11 September to begin the airlift.