trunk route

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Noun1.trunk route - line that is the main route on a railwaytrunk route - line that is the main route on a railway
rail line, railway line, line - the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed
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Neville Bissett, gm of KAP, said the second concession would be tendered and that there is expected to be significant global interest, as the port is located on the main global shipping trunk route between Colombo and Suez.
As for the High Street it was, until relatively recently, part of the trunk route A1 stretching from London to Edinburgh.
However, in its submission, Jet Airways argued that despite the possibility of subsidies for the new domestic routes, the policy requirement to deploy 100% of trunk route capacity on regional routes could cause overcapacity and hence should be should be reduced to 50%.
Luo Tong, Vice President of China Express, said, "The cooperation not only connects the networks of the two carriers, but also make a trunk route carrier and a feeder carrier complement each other.
5 years ago GRIDLOCK gripped Teesside's busiest trunk route as a spate of smashes signalled winter's return in the early hours.
Following the incident, the Ambala-Amritsar rail link was closed for several hours, which in turn led to delay and diversion of many trains plying along this trunk route.
The scheme being investigated is a trunk route linking the proposed M6-M54 junction north of Wolverhampton with the M6-M42 junction near Coleshill.
Dyfed Powys Police were forced to redirect traffic on the A44, the main trunk route from the Midlands to Mid Wales, as protestors blocked the road outside Aberystwyth University.
Members of the Island Farm Action Group have now taken their campaign to the streets to lobby drivers caught in traffic jams along the major trunk route.
Edge Lane Drive is the main trunk route into the city but it is subject to a 30mph speed limit.
PART of the A9 trunk route was closed yesterday after a crane crashed on to a nearby railway.
The road will run from Scotswood Bridge to the A69 West Road and the A696 trunk route to Jedburgh.