The term rolling stock in rail transport industry originally referred to any vehicles that move on a railway. It has since expanded to include the wheeled vehicles used by businesses on roadways. It usually includes both powered and unpowered vehicles, for example locomotives, railroad cars, coaches, and wagons.
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Note that stock in the term is business related and used in a sense of
Steam and diesel locomotives
DMU rolling stock
American-style hopper car
Articulated well cars with intermodal containers
In Great Britain, types of rolling stock were given code names, often
of animals. For example, "Toad" was used as a code name for the Great
Western Railway goods brake van, while
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Passenger-carrying coaches or cars
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Rail motor coach
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