TRAINS


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AcronymDefinition
TRAINSTrade Analysis and Information System (UNCTAD)
TRAINSThreat Reaction Analysis Indicator System
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While grandmother was trying to make me comfortable, grandfather went to the depot and learned that Wick Cutter had come home on the night express from the east, and had left again on the six o'clock train for Denver that morning.
Of the artillery baggage train which had consisted of a hundred and twenty wagons, not more than sixty now remained; the rest had been captured or left behind.
Merton had sometimes wondered if she had learnt to quail at the crash of the passing trains.
It looks like the young man who missed the boat train," he remarked.
During the night the train left the mountains behind, and passed Nassik, and the next day proceeded over the flat, well-cultivated country of the Khandeish, with its straggling villages, above which rose the minarets of the pagodas.
The approach of the train was more and more evident by the preparatory bustle in the station, the rush of porters, the movement of policemen and attendants, and people meeting the train.
Well, you get along for a bit, but soon find yourself in a long train of carts and carriages all obliged to go at a walk; perhaps you come to a regular block-up, and have to stand still for minutes together, till something clears out into a side street, or the policeman interferes; you have to be ready for any chance -- to dash forward if there be an opening, and be quick as a rat-dog to see if there be room and if there be time, lest you get your own wheels locked or smashed, or the shaft of some other vehicle run into your chest or shoulder.
There are three railway-tracks; the central one is cogged; the "lantern wheel" of the engine grips its way along these cogs, and pulls the train up the hill or retards its motion on the down trip.
There is yet a chance to stop it," I said, "if nothing happens to the train and I can get there in time.
I am going to town by this train, Gertrude," he said quickly.
When the train came into the station George felt relieved.
The conductor helped her off the car and then the engineer started his train again, so that it puffed and groaned and moved slowly away up the track.