Definition: Mechanically refrigerated wagon

Transport

Insulated wagon either fitted with its own refrigerating device, or serviced jointly with other such units by an external refrigerating system. Such refrigerating devices include:
- Mechanical compressors
- "Absorption" units.
(Fourth version of the Transport Glossary).



Insulated wagon either fitted with its own refrigerating appliance, or served jointly with other units of transport equipment by such an appliance (mechanical compressor, "absorption" unit, etc.).
(Third version of the Transport Glossary).
Source:
International Transport Forum, Eurostat, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), "Illustrated Glossary for Transport Statistics", 4th Edition, Luxembourg 2009
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