The place where cars are segregated by the carriers according to their destinations or deliveries and made ready for proper train movement or delivery.
A railroad yard with many tracks used for assembling freight trains.
A freight yard (or yards) where complete trains are made-up or broken-up by shifting cars with a switcher locomotive, or by means of a hump.
A railroad terminal area used to group together rail cars to form train units
A freight yard where trains are broken up and made up by shifting cars with a switcher locomotive or by a hump.
a yard where cars are grouped according to their destinations and made ready for proper train movement.
A railroad terminal area where train units are assembled (as opposed to an intermodal yard).
This collection of tracks is where trains are disconnected and reassembled based on their destination. Also known as Marshaling Yard.
A railroad terminal area where railcars are grouped together to form train units.
A classification yard or (UK) marshalling yard (including hump yards) is a railroad yard found at some freight train stations, used to separate railroad cars on to one of several tracks. First the cars are taken to a track, sometimes called a lead or a drill. From there the cars are sent through a series of switches called a ladder onto the classification tracks.