Definitions for "Classification Yard"
Keywords:  railroad, hump, yard, switcher, freight
The place where cars are segregated by the carriers according to their destinations or deliveries and made ready for proper train movement or delivery.
A railroad yard with many tracks used for assembling freight trains.
A freight yard (or yards) where complete trains are made-up or broken-up by shifting cars with a switcher locomotive, or by means of a hump.