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Noun: footplate  'fût,pleyt
Usage: Brit
  1. The platform in the cab of a locomotive on which the engineer stands to operate the controls

Derived forms: footplates

Type of: platform

Part of: engine, loco, locomotive, locomotive engine, railroad locomotive [N. Amer], railway locomotive [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Footplate