dead in the train


Alternative formsEdit

  • dead in train
  • dead-in-train


dead in the train (not comparable)

  1. (rail transport, of a locomotive) being hauled as part of a train's consist while not providing any motive power.
    The electric locomotive was being hauled dead in the train by a diesel over the unpowered diversion route.
Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 13:31