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Railroad yards (Pmut)

Definition
A system of tracks within defined limits that is provided for making up trains, storing cars, and other purposes and over which movements not authorized by timetable or train order may be made subject to prescribed signals and rules or special instructions. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Railroad facilities (Pmu)
Narrower Terms
Classification yards (Pmutc)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Contact wire (Pmuc)
Railroad tracks (Pmud)
Railroad grade crossings (Pmuj)
Railroad buildings (Pmur)
Rail transit facilities (Pmuy)