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Kurswagenbeigabe- oder - Abstellbahnhof

English translation: stations for train composition, freight, through carriage add-on and carriage parking

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German term or phrase:Kurswagenbeigabe- oder - Abstellbahnhof
English translation:stations for train composition, freight, through carriage add-on and carriage parking
Entered by: Klaus Dorn
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07:03 Aug 14, 2001
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German term or phrase: Kurswagenbeigabe- oder - Abstellbahnhof
Die Fahrplankonstruktion erzeugt selbständig den Tagesfahrplan vom Ausgangsbahnhof bis zum nächsten Zugbilde- oder Frachtwechsel- bahnhof bzw. Kurswagenbeigabe- oder - Abstellbahnhof auf Basis der zum Zeitpunkt der Abfahrt gültigen Infrastrukturdaten.
Gillian Searl
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:01
stations for train composition, freight, through carriage add-on and carriage parking
Explanation:
This is one hell of a sentence...let me try the whole thing:

The timetable construction produces the daily schedule from departure station to the next station for train composition, freight, through carriage add-on and carriage parking by itself on the basis of the infrastructural data valid at the time of departure.
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Klaus Dorn
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Summary of answers provided
na +1through coach / storage yard [track / siding]Ulrike Lieder
nastations for train composition, freight, through carriage add-on and carriage parkingKlaus Dorn
natransit or siding (railway) station
Roland Grefer
nathoughts...Marcus Malabad
naaddition of through carriages - or - shunting yard
Mats Wiman
naAbstellbahnhof - storage sidingsSonja Cooper


  

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33 mins
Abstellbahnhof - storage sidings


Explanation:
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Sonja Cooper
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41 mins
addition of through carriages - or - shunting yard


Explanation:
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Mats Wiman
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1 hr
thoughts...


Explanation:
Abstellbahnhof is a carriage depot. From train glossary below:

Old Oak Common
A main locomotive and carriage depot in London. It was built by the Great Western Railway to service their London terminus (Paddington Station).

My Langenscheidt gives 'through wagon' for Kurswagen. Dunno what that means...

This is a train glossary:
http://www.glue-it.com/trains/general-information/glossary/g...



Marcus Malabad
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1 hr peer agreement (net): +1
through coach / storage yard [track / siding]


Explanation:
Abstellbahnhof - storage yard, also storage tracks or storage siding
(In your context, though, Abstellbahnhof refers back to Kurswagen: Kurswagenbeigabebahnhof oder Kurswagenabstellbahnhof)

Kurswagen - through coach

Your sentence refers to a station where the train is reconfigured (by adding a through coach or by taking a through coach off and leaving it on the storage tracks). I wonder if you might be able to use a phrase like "station where the train is reconfigured by adding or removing through coaches" (I'm sure you'll be able to come up with a more elegant phrase than that, but it's basically a train hub where the trains are reconfigured).

Some background material:
The Westside Storage Yard facility provided the Long Island Rail Road
with storage of train space and ... capability for the railroad cars. Under the ...
www.amcccorp.com/p04.html


... That track, originally the Rock Island main line, is now only used infrequently as a railroad storage siding, mainly for when the Circus Train is in town.
colospringstrolleys.home.att.net/NL0501.html


Through coach and sleeping car departs Chicago on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday,for San Antonio and Los Angeles (via train #1 San Antonio-Los Angeles). Through coach and sleeping car departs Los Angeles in train #2 for San Antonio and Chicago on Sunday, Tuesday, and Friday. No change of trains is required at San Antonio. See Chicago-St. Louis schedules for additional service between Chicago and St. Louis.
www.libertynet.org/~dvarp/Amtrak/w_eagle.html

you could actually board a Pullman sleeper or through coach on the New
Haven Railroad and travel all the way to Florida without having to change ...
www.nhrhta.org/htdocs/images1100.htm

HTH



Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 21:01
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525

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agree  Marcus Malabad: excellent!
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1 hr
stations for train composition, freight, through carriage add-on and carriage parking


Explanation:
This is one hell of a sentence...let me try the whole thing:

The timetable construction produces the daily schedule from departure station to the next station for train composition, freight, through carriage add-on and carriage parking by itself on the basis of the infrastructural data valid at the time of departure.

Klaus Dorn
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1 day 8 hrs
transit or siding (railway) station


Explanation:
"Kurswagen" are coach or sleeper cars that are put en route ("auf Kurs") to a specific destination. They are often spending times attached to different regional trains, while in transit from one end of the country to the other. To avoid congestion of regular railway stations, they are commonly switched between trains at transit stations located outside the regular passenger platform equipped facilities.

Siding stations (or tracks) are used to temporarily store coach, freight or sleeper cars not in use.


Roland Grefer
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