shunting engine


shunting engine
Chiefly Brit.

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • shunting engine — Chiefly Brit. See switch engine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shunting — Shunt ing, p. pr. & vb. n. of {Shunt}. Specif.: vb. n. (a) (Railroads) Switching; as, shunting engine, yard, etc. [British] (b) (Finance) Arbitrage conducted between certain local markets without the necessity of the exchange involved in foreign… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The Little Engine That Could (film) — Infobox Film name = The Little Engine That Could image size = caption = VHS cover, showing Tillie pulling the train director = Dave Edwards producer = Dave Edwards Mike Young writer = Ray Rhamey narrator = starring = Kath Soucie Frank Welker B.J …   Wikipedia

  • Cutoff (steam engine) — In a steam engine, cutoff is the point in the piston stroke at which the inlet valve is closed. On a steam locomotive, the cutoff is controlled by the reverser. The point at which the inlet valve closes and stops the entry of steam into the… …   Wikipedia

  • pony engine — noun : a small switching locomotive * * * pony engine noun A shunting engine • • • Main Entry: ↑pony * * * pony engine, a small locomotive for switching railroad cars …   Useful english dictionary

  • pug-engine — pugˈ engine noun A shunting engine • • • Main Entry: ↑pug …   Useful english dictionary

  • Percy the Small Engine — is a fictional anthropomorphic steam engine from The Railway Series of children s books written by the Reverend Wilbert Vere Awdry and his son, Christopher Awdry. Percy also appears in the spin off television series Thomas and Friends . Percy… …   Wikipedia

  • Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends annuals — About the Annuals=After the Railway Series was published, many Thomas Annuals were printed and sold. They are still being made in print to this day. The Annuals have contained many activities, stories, and information about Thomas and his friends …   Wikipedia

  • Hunslet Engine Company — The Hunslet Engine Company is a British locomotive building company founded in 1864 at Jack Lane, Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England by John Towlerton Leather, a civil engineering contractor, who appointed James Campbell (son of Alexander… …   Wikipedia

  • China Railways DFH shunting locomotives — DFH2 , DFH5 , DFH6 , DFH7 , DFH21 Power type Diesel Builder DFH2, DFH5, DFH6, DFH7 Ziyang locomotive works[1] DFH2, DFH5, DFH21 Sifang locomotive works[1] Build date DFH2 1973 …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.