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Abbreviations and Glossary of Terms

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MainTrax N.T.
MainTrax N.T. are the firm who operate the Old Ghan from MacDonnell Siding to Ewainga under contract from The Ghan Preservation Society.
Match Wagon
A vehicle equipped with different types of couplers at each end and placed between vechicles where the couplers are of different types. The most common use of this type of vehicle was with mobile crane wagons.
Motor car
A passenger vehicle in a multiple unit train which is provided with traction power equipment.
Motorrail
Motorail is a rail transport service where passengers can take their automobile along with them on their journey. Passengers are carried in normal passenger cars or in sleeping cars on longer journeys, while the cars are loaded into car carriers, or flatcars.
Mile End Railway Museum
The Mile End Railway Museum was founded in 1963 and moved to Port Adelaide in 1988 to become the Port Dock Station Railway Museum.
Murraylander
See Australian Loco & Railway Carriage Company.

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