scenic railway


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scenic railway

n
1. (Railways) a miniature railway used for amusement in a park, zoo, etc
2. (Railways) a roller coaster

sce′nic rail′way


n.
a miniature railroad for carrying passengers on a tour of an amusement park, resort, etc.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.scenic railway - small railway in an amusement parkscenic railway - small railway in an amusement park  
railroad, railroad line, railway, railway line, railway system - line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
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There's a scenic railway, a water toboggan slide, a concert band, a theatre, wild animals, moving pictures, and so forth and so forth.
It seemed like the end of the line for the funfair and the Scenic Railway, Britain's oldest roller coaster, which had even won grade II listed status.
Ground-breaking rides like the Scenic Railway along with The Waltzer, several carousels, the Big Wheel, Dive Bomber and Moon rocket are all long gone.
New Crystal Adventures will include Sitka Sound Science Center Volunteering; Champagne and Glaciers by Helicopter tour; and White Pass Scenic Railway and Bike Ride.
For a quieter life try scenic railway and car journeys.
The mountains are also home to limestone caves, Jenolan Caves, and the Katoomba Scenic Railway, considered the steepest rail network in the world.
That will give tourist passengers the opportunity to travel from Llandudno to Caernarfon along three very scenic railway lines.
The program flies guests more than 1,200 miles from Sydney to Cairns, including the Great Barrier Reef, the World Heritage Rain Forestation Nature Park and the Kuranda Scenic Railway.
This is described as a serious scenic railway walk along the Pennine Way , from Greenfield to Marsden.
The island's stunning variety of tourism attractions include a tropical rainforest, scenic railway, historic sugar plantations, Brimstone Hill Fortress UNESCO World Heritage Site and more traditional vacation pastimes such as watersports, golf, shopping, dining, gaming at one of St Kitts' two casinos or relaxing on one of the island's sandy beaches.
A scenic railway and a massive rock formation are the latest Swiss sites to make the World Heritage List of the United Nations' cultural organisation, Unesco.