caboose

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Synonyms for caboose

the area for food preparation on a ship

a car on a freight train for use of the train crew

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Gricers in a guards van get ready to leave Birkenhead Woodside, in August, 1966, on the Branch Line Society and Locomotive Club of Great Britain's Hundred of Wirral Rail Tour around forgotten goods lines (is that a young James Fox on the left?
We waited two hours for a relief train then travelled down in the guards van.
The 12 explosive discs were stolen from a guards van on the Severn Valley Railway, which runs between Bridgnorth in Shropshire and Kidderminster in Worcestershire, some time yesterday afternoon.
With a shrug of his shoulders he'd explain to Rodders that he's always been in the avant guards van of fashion, so to speak
Wheelchair access is possible on most trains via the guards vans.