branch line

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branch line

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branchline

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(Railways) railways a secondary route to a place or places not served by a main line
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Noun1.branch line - a railway line connected to a trunk line
rail line, railway line, line - the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed
loop-line - a railway branch line that branches from the trunk line and then rejoins it later on
Translations

branch line

n (Rail) → linea secondaria
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It was, however, later modified to add another spur line from FTI in Taguig to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
Last week, a 265-kilometer spur line from the main trunk to Zahedan was opened.
If the line were to reopen, would a short 4mile spur line from Rhosgoch to Wylfa then be the fantasy that Mr Williams claims?
This was done through a 220-km, 18 inch, spur line to the main national gas grid.
A spur line connecting the Ibri Logistics Area to the rail network is also being planned, according to Oman Daily Observer .
FOXPRO's Crooked Spur line of turkey calls is ergonomically designed and easy to use.
As Turkey received Russian gas through two pipelines, one running under the Black Sea called Blue Stream and one reaching the country through Bulgaria, it was relatively easy for Ankara to have a spur line built from its national network to the Syrian border to supply this country.
Calibre reviewed both the 406 kilometre multi-user rail alignment from Erdenet to Moron and the 222 kilometre spur line that connects to the Ovoot Coking Coal Project ("Ovoot Project").
A spur line from Grimescar and a tunnel under Marsh would have joined the Manchester line at Longwood.
The high speed route 'to Manchester' is supposed to be a route to Scotland, like the present West Coast Main Line, with spur lines to Manchester and Liverpool like the spur line to Birmingham.
There will be no spur line to Coventry, for HS2 travels so quickly because it stops so rarely.