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11:00 Jun 17, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: V-Wagen
Seems to be a certain type of subway wagon?
Caro Maucher
Germany
Local time: 13:42
English translation:see below
Explanation:
If it is a general text, then it could be what is called a Vermessungswagen or Vermessungszug here in Hamburg and also as a translation of some terminology for the French SNCF rail system. If that is your context, then track measurement/repair/survey car/wagon/coach might be OK. Your call! - Here is the reference: -

http://home.wtal.de/gueterwagen/scfga_de.htm -

but if your text is about Vienna, it might be this V-Wagen: -

http://www.user.xpoint.at/h.wieder/helmut/u2000.htm -

In this case, the English translation at is just V car/coach/wagon as shown in this reference: -

http://mailbox.univie.ac.at/~prillih3/metro/english/stock.ht... - HTH - Dan
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Dan McCrosky
Local time: 13:42
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Great!! Thanks a bundle!! Caro
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Summary of answers provided
naV-car ?
Tom Funke
nasee belowDan McCrosky
nabrand name?Eva Gerkrath


  

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15 mins
brand name?


Explanation:
See URL, there are some nice pictures.


    Reference: http://www.user.xpoint.at/h.wieder/helmut/u2000.htm
Eva Gerkrath
Netherlands
Local time: 13:42
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
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43 mins
see below


Explanation:
If it is a general text, then it could be what is called a Vermessungswagen or Vermessungszug here in Hamburg and also as a translation of some terminology for the French SNCF rail system. If that is your context, then track measurement/repair/survey car/wagon/coach might be OK. Your call! - Here is the reference: -

http://home.wtal.de/gueterwagen/scfga_de.htm -

but if your text is about Vienna, it might be this V-Wagen: -

http://www.user.xpoint.at/h.wieder/helmut/u2000.htm -

In this case, the English translation at is just V car/coach/wagon as shown in this reference: -

http://mailbox.univie.ac.at/~prillih3/metro/english/stock.ht... - HTH - Dan


Dan McCrosky
Local time: 13:42
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1541
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1 hr
V-car ?


Explanation:
V-Wagen
Ask your question here: http://aardvark.magnet.at/metro/gb/addnew.html ---
From a Web guestbook about the Vienna metro: >>Eingetragen am/Entry created: 24 Mar 2000 Christian (U-Driver) Hallo Horst! Heute ist der neue V-Wagen bei uns in Erdberg eingetroffen. Ich habe es mir am Fahrerplatz gemütlich gemacht und kann Dir sagen, dieser Zug [in Vienna] ist ein Hit. Deine Homepage natürlich auch:-) Gruß...Christian --- http://aardvark.magnet.at/metro/gb/shownew.shtml ---
Other definitions/ translations, which don’t sound very compatible with a subway: ---
(Bertelsmann: L. der Abkürzungen) V-Wagen [Eisenb] Verschlagwagen--- (Ernst, W. d. industriellen Technik): Verschlagwgen (Bahn):stanchion o. skeleton wagon --- Gattungszeichen der französischen Staatsbahn --- (Wagengattungen) V Wagen für Gleisbauarbeiten
http://home.wtal.de/gueterwagen/scfga_de.htm http://www.sdz.de/hndb_sim/node160.html



    Reference: http://aardvark.magnet.at/metro/gb/addnew.html
    Reference: http://aardvark.magnet.at/metro/gb/shownew.shtml
Tom Funke
Local time: 07:42
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 2419
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