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JUMPER CABLE (JUMPER)

A flexible conductor or group of conductors arranged to connect electric circuits between adjacent vehicles or rails. (TBA)

JUNCTION POINT

A location at which a rail branch line track connect with a main-line track. 2. A location at which two or more railroads interchange cars over connecting track. 3. A location at which several transit lines converge or diverge. (TRB)

JUST COMPENSATION

That payment required by law for the loss sustained by an owner as a result of taking or damage to private property used for public purposes.