Piggyback Freight

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Piggyback Freight

Describing the transportation of a truck or other vehicle on a train or other land-going vehicle. See also: Fishyback.
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Railtrack's director of freight, Mr Robin Gisby, said it could take up to four years to develop the piggy-back freight corridor to Scotland, but ultimately around 400,000 truck movements a year could be transferred to rail with up to 30 trains a day.