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Constitutive element of a bridge. The part at each extremity of the bridge on which the arch of the bridge or the apron rests.

Adjacent parking

Parking parallel to the railway track.

Adjudication of bids

The procedure for concluding a public procurement contract in which the tender is awarded to the contractor or service provider who has submitted the lowest regular bid.

Arched bridge

Bridge resting on one or more arches.

Arrival and departure yard

The aggregate of railway tracks where freight trains from domestic destinations or abroad are gathered upon arrival or before departure.