Definition of Derailment. Meaning of Derailment. Synonyms of Derailment

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Definition of Derailment

Derailment
Derailment De*rail"ment, n. The act of going off, or the state of being off, the rails of a railroad.

Meaning of Derailment from wikipedia

- In railroading, a derailment occurs when a rail vehicle such as a train comes off its rails. Although many derailments are minor, all result in temporary...
- rolling stock. The device works by derailing the equipment as it rolls over or through it. Although accidental derailment is damaging to equipment and track...
- Skotterud derailment occurred on 1 October 2010, at Skotterud, Norway, when an InterCity train from Oslo (Norway) to Stockholm (Sweden) derailed due to a...
- the injured. The derailment disrupted train service for several days. The National Transportation Safety Board ruled that the derailment was caused by the...
- 18, 2017). "A Fatal Derailment in Washington State". The Atlantic. Bloomquist, Sarah (December 18, 2017). "Amtrak train derailment draws comparisons to...
- The 2005 JR Amagasaki derailment (JR福知山線脱線事故, JR ****uchiyama-sen d****en jiko, lit. "JR ****uchiyama Line derailment") which occurred in Amagasaki, Hyogo...
- The Stonehaven derailment was a fatal railway accident that occurred at 09:38 BST on 12 August 2020, when a p****enger train hit a landslip, near Carmont...
- to derailment of the train. Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee said a bomb blast was part of a "calculated attack" that caused the train to derail. She...
- The Fatehpur derailment was the derailment of the train Kalka Mail near Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh, India on Sunday, 10 July 2011. Seventy people were killed...
- bolt, which caused a wheel to climb the rail, which derailed the car. Contributing to the derailment was (1) the undesirable contact of the truck bolster...