Shunting sentence example
Apart from collisions and derailments, a large proportion of all accidents is found to be due primarily to want of care on the part of the victims. Accidents to workmen in marshalling, shunting, distributing and running trains, engines and cars, may be taken as the most important class, after train accidents, because this work is necessary and important and yet involves considerable hazard.
The new machine was used for shunting, and had enough power to push three loaded trucks along the tramway at a time.
There were also three small electric locomotives for shunting wagons through some of the tunnels.
The Ruston loco shunting the exchange sidings at Blaenau serves only the Oakeley quarry.
A small engine pottered about in the sidings opposite the pub, busily shunting wagons.Advertisement
The coaches are being released by a shunting locomotive to allow the loco to be released from the dead end road.
The engine is shunting the two coal sidings on its return trip to Skipton on 13th April 1955.
In shunting duties, the fuel consumption should equal the diesel one.
I need to establish a career path i am not getting younger i cant just keep shunting around in entry level stuff forever.
Medication or spinal shunting to remove some of the spinal fluid are used to treat severe cases.Advertisement
If a large cyst does not have a hard component, procedures called thoracoamniotic shunting or catheter decompression may be used to drain the cyst.
In order to keep down the expense of shunting the empty trains and engines to and from the platforms the carriage and locomotive depots should be as near the passenger station as possible; but often the price of land renders it impracticable to locate them in the immediate vicinity and they are to be found at a distance of several miles.
Alongside the tracks on which stand the trains that are to be broken up and from which the sidings diverge subsidiary tracks are provided for the use of the shunting engines.
A classification may also be made, according to the work for which engines are designed, into passenger engines, goods engines, and shunting or switching engines.
This coupling gear is placed centrally between a pair of buffers; formerly these were often left " dead " - that is, consisted of solid prolongations of the frame of the vehicle, but now they are made to work against springs which take up the shocks that occur when the wagons are thrown violently .against one another in shunting.Advertisement
The balance is adjusted by shunting either AD or BD with a box, S, containing 20 to Ioo ohms. All the wires in the quadrilateral must be of the same metal as AB, to avoid accidental thermoelectric effects which would obscure the result.
Despite shunting many of these patients have major neurological deficits which are linked to abnormal development of the cerebral cortex in the fetus.
The authors report an atypical case where the diagnosis was revealed by contrast echocardiography that demonstrated marked intrapulmonary shunting.
These include large passenger and freight train locomotives, BR shunting locomotives a diesel multiple unit and small private factory and works shunting locos.
October 4 2003 This works shunting locomotive is somewhat different too!Advertisement
The top frame (Pelaw Main West) is only used for shunting the loco around a train.
Push-and-pull shunting is simple, but it is also slow, and therefore efforts have been made at busy yards where great numbers of trains are dealt with to introduce more expeditious methods.
In America the type is used only for shunting.
By other accidents Item By accidents occurring during shunting operations, viz.
The oldest and commonest method of shunting is that known as " push-and-pull," or in America as " link-and-pin " or " tail " shunting.Advertisement