Prepositional phraseEdit

in train

  1. In progress, underway.
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 278:
      Choiseul's dismissal threw Paris into a spin, not least because a major political crisis was already in train.
    • 2020 January 2, David Clough, “How InterCity came back from the brink”, in Rail, page 69:
      At least the cost reviews were bearing some fruit. BREL and Mechanical Engineering Department charges had been cut by £47m, the only pity being the savings had been put in train so late in the day.