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 .
* 1 Overview * 2 Code names * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links
Note that stock in the term is business related and used in a sense
of inventory .
The term contrasts with fixed stock (infrastructure ), which is a collective term for the track , signals , stations , other buildings, electric wires, etc., necessary to operate a railway.
Steam and diesel locomotives *
DMU rolling stock *
American-style hopper car *
Articulated well cars with intermodal containers
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