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a railway yard in which trains are assembled and goods are loaded

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It is one of NS' 11 primary classification yards, where freight cars are collected and sorted for their final destinations.
The afternoon's schedule provided attendees an opportunity to choose from ten different breakout sessions or the Union Pacific rail classification yard tour.
19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Union Pacific employees today demonstrated how they are applying NASCAR style pit-crew principles to enhance operational efficiency at North America's largest rail classification yard.
The facility, which will be developed on part of the Port's existing classification yard, is located between Sepulveda Boulevard and Pacific Coast Highway, in a highly industrialized area with direct access to the Alameda Corridor.
The North Platte Service Unit is Union Pacific's busiest corridor and location of the largest freight rail classification yard in the world.
Union Pacific's 950-acre classification yard project in Pinal County, Ariz.
Bellevue is also projected to be the only dual-hump freight classification yard in the United States.
He also served with the Kansas City Southern Railway responsible for major terminal operations including their largest classification yard, as well as local and over-the-road train management.
While the change means that Roanoke will no longer serve as a regional classification yard, Norfolk Southern, which currently employs about 1,870 in Roanoke, will continue its presence in the area.
have been anticipating that BNSF's grade separation projects in the city may help it to become the site of the Class I's largest rail classification yard.
Rail's Noranda-North Bay haulage route and CN's North Bay-Toronto route - for rail traffic moving between CN's network in Quebec's Abitibi Region and Toronto for furtherance to points throughout North America - together are approximately 220 miles shorter than the all-CN route via Quebec and allow traffic to avoid a major CN classification yard in Montreal.
Facilities include a major classification yard and shops, an automobile distribution center and a TRANSFLO transloading terminal.
Union Pacific is expanding capacity at its North Platte rail yard, the largest railroad classification yard in the world, with a $70 million investment for better throughput by adding track and technology upgrades.
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