banefag

18:02 Jun 1, 2015
Norwegian to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Transport / Transportation / Shipping / Railways
Norwegian term or phrase: banefag
I think this could be "tracks", but it would be good to have clarification. I find the use of "fag" within compound nouns tricky to convey.

"Vi dekker hele fagspekteret – fra lokomotivfører og trafikkutdanninger til signal, elektro og banefag."
Richard Green
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5track
Michael Ellis
4course on railway tracks
eodd


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course on railway tracks


Explanation:
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Example sentence(s):
  • The school is a center for rail education and serves the entire Norwegian railway sector, offering a wide range of courses on all levels, from apprentice to advanced, in addition to basic training for train drivers, traffic controllers and dispatchers

    Reference: http://jernbaneskolen.no/min-hovedside/english/information-a...
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15 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
track


Explanation:
The part sentence below is an extract from reference one.
Some purists would prefer "permanent way' but this is probably obsolescent.


Example sentence(s):
  • ...the skills and knowledge required for each of the following areas: track, traction and rolling stock, electrification, signalling and telecoms.

    Reference: http://www.cityandguilds.com/qualifications-and-apprenticesh...
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