slip coach
slip carriage slip carriage, slip coach slip coach . a railway car at the end of the train; it can be detached without stopping the train. [British]

Syn: slip coach [WordNet 1.5]


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  • slip-coach — slipˈ carriage or slip coach noun A railway carriage that can be left behind without stopping the train • • • Main Entry: ↑slip …   Useful english dictionary

  • Slip coach — A slip coach or slip carriage is a British and Irish railway term for passenger rolling stock that is uncoupled from an express train while the train is in motion, then slowed under its own braking effort to a stand in a station. The coach was… …   Wikipedia

  • Slip coach — Ein slip carriage oder slip coach ist ein Personenwagen, der während der Fahrt vom Zug abgekuppelt und im nächsten Bahnhof angehalten wird. In Europa kamen slip carriages nur in Großbritannien zum Einsatz. Die dortigen Eisenbahngesellschaften… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Slip coach — Un slip coach (littéralement une voiture largable) était, pour les compagnies de chemin de fer britanniques et irlandaises, une voiture conçue pour être découplée en marche à partir d un train express ; puis être ralentie par un opérateur,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • slip coach — noun A coach at the end of a long distance train which carries passengers for an intermediate destination and is decoupled or slipped and left behind. (In bygone times the decoupling was done on the move; the rest of the train did not stop.) Syn …   Wiktionary

  • slip coach — noun a railway car at the end of the train; it can be detached without stopping the train • Syn: ↑slip carriage • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip carriage — slip carriage, slip coach slip coach . a railway car at the end of the train; it can be detached without stopping the train. [British] Syn: slip coach [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • slip-carriage — slipˈ carriage or slip coach noun A railway carriage that can be left behind without stopping the train • • • Main Entry: ↑slip …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip carriage — noun a railway car at the end of the train; it can be detached without stopping the train • Syn: ↑slip coach • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Slip carriage — Ein slip carriage oder slip coach ist ein Personenwagen, der während der Fahrt vom Zug abgekuppelt und im nächsten Bahnhof angehalten wird. In Europa kamen slip carriages nur in Großbritannien zum Einsatz. Die dortigen Eisenbahngesellschaften… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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