Glossary Results for Word "Shunting"
|Shunting||The process of arranging goods or passenger vehicles in a particular desired sequence, or to place them in a particular siding, platform or position. For example, to marshal all the vehicles for a particular destination together, or to position a wagon ready for unloading. Shunting was a highly inefficient necessity which involved a lot of cost and produced no revenue. Large numbers of shunting locomotives were assigned to this work.|