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Glossary Results for Word "Horsebox"

Horsebox Small vehicle, normally NPCSExplain 'Non-Passenger Coaching Stock (NPCS)' rated, fitted out with stalls for the conveyance of horses (commonly three per horsebox), and with additional compartments for fodder/tack and groom(s). The LNWR owned over 700 vehicles. Before 1914 horse and carriage traffic was so important that, except for the main expresses, arrangements could be made for horse boxes and carriage trucks to be attached to a passenger train at any station at which the train called.