trainline

[treyn-lahyn]
noun
a pipe or hose distributing compressed air through a train for operation of the brakes.
Also called trainpipe [treyn-pahyp] .


Origin:
train + line1

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Locomotives needed to maintain trainline air pressure are not to be shut down.
Conversely, when trainline air pressure increases, the control valves cause the brakes to release.
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