What is another word for railcar?

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[ ɹˈe͡ɪlkɑː], [ ɹˈe‍ɪlkɑː], [ ɹ_ˈeɪ_l_k_ɑː]

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Railcar is an American term for a specialized railroad car, usually designed for transporting large loads over long distances. The first railcars were pulled by horses, but the invention of the steam locomotive made railcar transportation the dominant form of rail transportation. Today, railcars are the most common means of long-distance rail transportation.

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