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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2004 5:40 am    Post subject: Truck Reply with quote

Truck (UK)
Wagon (UK)
Car (US)

Rail vehicle generally designed to carry goods / freight etc.

Also: PONY TRUCK - small wheels on a bogie at ends of certain steam locomotives - 2-6-0 wheel arrangement (for example), the '2' would be the wheels (one each side) on the 'pony truck'
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 16, 2005 12:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

US: Equivalent to the UK term 'bogie'. A rotating sub-frame with (usually) four wheels, mounted underneath a rail vehicle.
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