trainload (plural trainloads)
- (rail transport) The amount that can be transported by a train.
- 1961 April, “Talking of Trains”, in Trains Illustrated, page 195:
- A surprisingly technical question from the audience on the possibility of working coal traffic in more substantial trainloads from pit to power station elicited the answer that the N.E.R. had hopes of more circuit working with specially designed high-capacity wagons on the style of the bogie 56-tonners used for the ore traffic between Tyne Dock and Consett, [...].
- (by extension) A large amount.
- You just bought yourself a trainload of trouble. I think you're now in over your head.