the wheeled vehicles of a railroad, including locomotives, freight cars, and passenger cars.
- Also stock.
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How to use rolling stock in a sentence
It was the rolling stock that demanded the most urgent attention—engines, carriages and wagons and especially carriages.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
Hospital trains they could improvise out of what rolling stock remained to them.The Amazing Interlude | Mary Roberts Rinehart
The rolling stock at that time was as light as the signals were haphazard.The Story of the Cambrian | C. P. Gasquoine
Stocks of stores, fittings and plant shall be handed over under the same conditions as the rolling-stock.
Here was a great deal of rolling-stock—scores of cars and many engines.Through Siberia and Manchuria By Rail | Oliver George Ready
British Dictionary definitions for rolling stock
the wheeled vehicles collectively used on a railway, including the locomotives, passenger coaches, freight wagons, guard's vans, etc
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