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Switching (Brrams)

Definition
The moving of cars from one place to another within a terminal, a yard, or industry. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Train makeup (Brram)
Narrower Terms
Flat switching (Brramsf)
Gravity switching (Brramsg)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Train consist (Brramt)