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PREFERRED TERM
cog railway
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • A railway transport which allows the vehicles to operate on steep gradients, consisting of a railway provided with a toothed rack rail (usually between the running rails) where vehicles are fitted with one or more cog wheels or pinions that mesh with this rack rail.

DESCRIPTION
  • A railway transport which allows the vehicles to operate on steep gradients, consisting of a railway provided with a toothed rack rail (usually between the running rails) where vehicles are fitted with one or more cog wheels or pinions that mesh with this rack rail.

IDENTIFIER
  • cogRailway

TITLE
  • cog railway

URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/RailwayTypeValue/cogRailway
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Railway Type