railroad line


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Noun1.railroad line - line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freightrailroad line - line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
cable railway, funicular, funicular railway - a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars
cog railway, rack railway - railway for steep mountains; a cogwheel on the locomotive engages cogs on a center rail to provide traction
elevated, elevated railroad, elevated railway, overhead railway, el - a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level
line - a commercial organization serving as a common carrier
metro, subway, subway system, underground, tube - an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city); "in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'"
monorail - a railway having a single track
rail - short for railway; "he traveled by rail"; "he was concerned with rail safety"
scenic railway - small railway in an amusement park
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He soon discovers that the conniving residents built Railstop directly in the path of the approaching FI&R Railroad line for the sole purpose of extorting a windfall settlement.
It's 1871, and the California, Oregon and Washington Railroad Line is almost done.
He said the accident prompted closure of the highway in both directions, along with a nearby railroad line
th] in Moses Lake to discuss the Connell Rail Interchange, a key rail interchange in Eastern Washington where the Columbia Basin Railroad line intersects with BNSF Railway's Lakeside Subdivision line which runs between Spokane and Pasco, Washington.
This railroad line will allow to make direct deliveries of goods between the two countries via the shortest path which will shorten the time as well.
The envisaged annual number of passengers to be carried by the BTK railroad line is 1.
NCN Councillor D'Arcy Linklater said he found out through media reports that OmniTRAX had entered into negotiations with 25 Alberta oil companies to ship oil on the former CN railroad line to the Port of Churchill, Man.
Starlite Road, into a bar ditch adjacent to a Union Pacific Railroad line, into an unnamed creek.
Freight service resumes on Alaska Railroad line Freight rail service between Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska, has resumed after Alaska Railroad crews repaired washed-out track ahead of schedule.
Mechel has already spent $700mn on the project, mainly to construct a 320km railroad line to the deposit.
All trains serving the railroad line between the second largest city of Plovdiv and the town of Dimitrovgrad in southern Bulgaria can now travel with speeds up to 160 km/h.
According to the competition charter, the winning bidder would have to dredge deeper the port's access canal, build wharves, new access roads on Krievu Island, a new railroad line, the island's sewerage system, telecommunication systems, gas supply network, external power lines, several buildings and others.