What does HUMP-YARD mean in Business?
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'HUMP-YARD', In Railroad Parlance; The Elevated High Point in This Facility Where Rail Cars Are Released To Roll by Gravity To Segregation/Separation Trackage:
Rail-Cars Are "Humped' Singly and Switched To Roll By Gravity To Selected Trackage in the 'HUMP_YARD: This Action allows cars to be 'Made-Up' Into Complete Trains or For Other Agendas: The Speed and Progress of the Rolling Stock is Controlled, Impeded By A Remote Operator Selectively Applying Restraining-Bars on the Particular Rail:
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