He helped at the shunting, coupling, and uncoupling with the best.
When she heard that the uncoupling of the parlour car had caused a delay, she groaned.
All morning it came in a seemingly endless chain; uncoupling link by link, only to weld together again.
A brakeman was just uncoupling the express car when Curly dived underneath and nestled close to the trucks.
The arrangement of uncoupling, or throwing hooks out of gear, is extremely simple and effective.
Coupling and uncoupling, and passing coupled round curves of less than two chains radius.
And then to stand abroad in the woods for relays, and then blow three motes to the uncoupling.