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A centralised store or operating base, where the emphasis is on the distribution and movement of goods rather than on long-term storage. For storage only, use WAREHOUSE. For sites where vehicles are serviced and mainatined, use more specific term where known eg BUS DEPOT.


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BUS DEPOT A building, with adjacent open areas, in which buses are maintained, usually having an extensive area free from upright columns or stanchions to permit overnight storage, repair bays, stores and an office.
COAL DEPOT A depot used for the unloading of coal.
RAILWAY DEPOT A centralised store or operating base for logistical use by industrial, commercial or governmental bodies for the storage of goods, or for the maintenance of trains.
TRAM DEPOT A complex with buildings and structures where trams are serviced, maintained and stored.
WAREHOUSE A building or part of a building used for the storage of goods or merchandise. Use more specific term where known. Linked Data resource