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COVERED WAGON

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French Equivalent: Wagon couvert

Definition:
Wagon characterized by its closed construction (solid sides all the way up and roof) and by the safety it provides for the goods conveyed in it (possibility of padlocking and sealing).

Context:
Wagons with opening roof as well as insulated and refrigerated are included.

Source Publication:
Glossary for Transport Statistics, prepared by the Intersecretariat Working Group on Transport Statistics – Eurostat, European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

Statistical Theme: Transport statistics

Created on Monday, June 03, 2002

Last updated on Friday, April 25, 2003