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Stevie Silver badge

Re: 236 carriages?

"I think they use a different term in the USA"

Yup. "Cars" in the generic case. "Hoppers" if they dump using floor hatches. "Gons" if they are just open wagons (short for "gondolas", pronounced gon DOH las rather than GON duh las).

Dunno about the Oz terminology though.

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