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Definition: Privately-owned wagon


Wagon not belonging to a railway enterprise, but at its disposal and authorized to run for it under specified conditions, or wagon hired out by a railway enterprise to third parties.

This definition is identical in the third and fourth version of the Transport Glossary. Eurostat, ECMT, UN/ECE, "Glossary for Transport Statistics", 3rd Edition, Luxembourg 2003
International Transport Forum, Eurostat, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), "Illustrated Glossary for Transport Statistics", 4th Edition, Luxembourg 2009