cog railway definition

  • noun:
    • A railway built to are powered by high mountains and having a locomotive with a center cogwheel that engages with a cogged center railway to present grip. Also known as rack railway.
    • railway for steep hills; a cogwheel in the locomotive engages cogs on a center railway to present traction
    • A railway made to are powered by high slopes and achieving a locomotive with a center cogwheel that activates with a cogged center railway to provide traction. Also called rack railway.
    • railway for high mountains; a cogwheel regarding locomotive engages cogs on a center railway to give you grip

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