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Glossary Results for Word "Non-Passenger Coaching Stock (NPCS)"

Non-Passenger Coaching Stock (NPCS) Vehicles such as Horse boxes, Carriage Trucks, Passenger Brake Vans, Parcels Vans, Fish Vans and the like which are so constructed as to be suitable for use in passenger trains. Essentially this required the vehicle to meet certain standards of running gearExplain 'Running Gear' and to be fitted with continuous brakesExplain 'Continuous Breaks'. In the working timetablesExplain 'Working Time Table (WTT)', the LNWR referred to NPCS as “passenger vehicles”.