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Status: STD 2005/06/07
Code: 1131

Concept definition: The type of a rolling-stock.
Attribute value type: ENUMERATION
Reference type:  
Supplemental references: [SOED, "rolling-stock", a]

Enumerants (presented in a natural order)
Status Attribute label Enumerant label Concept definition Code ▾ Ref type Reference Supplemental references
ROLLING_STOCK_TYPE BOLSTER Open and serving as one of two pivots that support an extremely long load mounted on two <<<FLAT>>> <RAIL_WAGON>s; bolster. 1 IR [RICA]  
ROLLING_STOCK_TYPE BOX Enclosed and used for general service and especially for lading, which must be protected from the weather; box. 2 [SOED, "boxcar"]
ROLLING_STOCK_TYPE BUFFER A non-load supporting, or idler, <RAIL_WAGON> (almost always a <<<FLAT>>> <RAIL_WAGON>) that is located on either side of a <<<BOLSTER_WAGON>>> combination; buffer. 3 IR [AREMA, "Buffer Car"]  
ROLLING_STOCK_TYPE BUFFET An enclosed <RAIL_WAGON> serving light refreshments; buffet. 4 IR [UKHR]  
ROLLING_STOCK_TYPE CABOOSE A <<<VAN>>> used for workmen and/or guards; (North America) caboose [SOED, "caboose", 3]. 5  

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