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.
Mr Dawson fell in love with Wales and its scenic railways as a young man in the RAF.
June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rio Grande Scenic Railroad today announced its participation in the Great Scenic Railway Journeys' television series that profiles some of the world's most historic and scenic railways.
As the countryside turns golden for autumn, there's never been a better time to explore Britain's wide open spaces on a weekend away riding our greatest scenic railways, as ANTHONY LAMBERT discovers.
The latest postcard shows a painting of a train crossing Barmouth viaduct - originally painted by artist David Grosvenor as one of a series of posters produced to promote some of the scenic railways of Wales in the 1990s.
He said: "Hopefully, the service will be second to none and one of the best scenic railways, in conjunction with the park, in the West Midlands.
50 you're ever likely to spend - the return fare from Settle to Appleby on one of Britain's most scenic railways.