Such modifications of the hours of work have not only been beneficial to the men, but have improved the discipline of the staff and the punctuality and regularity of the train service, particularly in respect of the goods trains.
Collisions between goods trains or parts of goods trains and light-engines .
The weight and speed of goods trains vary enormously according to local conditions, but the following figures, which refer to traffic on the London & North-Western railway between London and Rugby, may be taken as representative of good English practice.
For passenger trains and occasionally for fast goods trains screw couplings are substituted for the simple chains.
Large bogied caboose: often goods trains would have one of the small four wheeled cabooses in the consist.