driving van trailer

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A Mark 4 Driving Van Trailer

driving van trailer (plural driving van trailers) abbreviated as DVT

  1. (rail transport) a purpose-built railway vehicle that allows the driver to operate a locomotive at the opposite end of a train.
    • 2019 October, “Grand Union targets '91s' to Stirling”, in Modern Railways, page 11:
      Grand Union proposes to use Class 91s hauling up to nine coaches and a driving van trailer to operate the service.

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