Definition: Refrigerated wagon (Reefer)

Transport

Insulated wagon using a source of cooling. Such sources include:
- Natural ice, with or without the addition of salt
- Eutectic plates; dry ice, with or without sublimation control
- Liquefied gases, with or without evaporation control, other than a mechanical or "absorption" unit.
(Fourth version of the Transport Glossary).


Insulated wagon using a source of cold (natural ice, with or without the addition of salt; eutectic plates; dry ice, with or without sublimation control; liquefied gases, with or without evaporation control; etc.) other than a mechanical or "absorption" unit.
(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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