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  • n. Plural form of railcar.

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Examples

  • Residual use accounts primarily for grain that is in transit on barges and railcars, and not in elevators or farm bins.

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  • This week, Russia's railway authority banned further shipments of grain to the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk because a bottleneck of more than 3,600 railcars, about 40 trains, clogged an entire branch of the national network.

    Russia's Grain Snarled in Backlog

  • Exporters had placed orders to deliver 500 to 600 railcars a day—double the amount the port could handle, according to Russia's railway authority.

    Russia's Grain Snarled in Backlog

  • Empty railcars were parked on the northern side, he said, but he did not believe the agents' view of the moving train was blocked.

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  • Smart Cars Some manufacturers are putting tiny sensors directly on the railcars.

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  • Her long train gathering rose petals like railcars to accompany her as she made a long walk to join me at the altar.

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  • As of March 1, 1.53 million railcars were in use, down from 1.6 million on July 1, 2009, when the recession was in full swing, according to the most recent data released by the Association of American Railroads.

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  • The train provided the literal backdrop for the shows, too -- the stage at each gig was set up right by the line of super-cool vintage railcars.

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  • When the deal closes, Perella's Asset Based Value strategy will own more than 10,000 railcars in North America, Perella said.

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  • I remembered the whistle of the Illinois Central, bearing the weight of the thousands who had come up from the South so many years before; the black men and women and children, dirty from the soot of the railcars, clutching their makeshift luggage, all making their way to Canaan Land.

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