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
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branch line

n (Rail) → linea secondaria
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My travelling instructions directed me to go to Carlisle, and then to diverge by a branch railway which ran in the direction of the coast.
As long as the open weather lasted the Avonlea students went out to Carmody on the new branch railway every Friday night.
up graffiti the tunnel It was created in 1866 under the Canada Dock Branch railway line, and it stands close to the abandoned Newsham Park Hospital and Orphanage.
The proposed mine would be midway between Moranbah and Dysart and includes an 18 kilometre rail spur to the Norwich Park Branch railway, a water pipeline connecting to the Eungella pipeline network, an electricity transmission line and access roads.
Including a restaurant, gym, cinema and room for almost 700 students, the building is set to stand tall next to the Cardiff Bay branch railway line.
That said, so would retaining some of the branch railway lines that were axed by Dr Beeching in 1963 and which would, if they still existed today, have provided much bigger travel-to-work areas around many of our smaller towns and cities.
It has seen youngsters from five of the area's schools help clear the old Meltham branch railway line to create a heritage walKing trail.
It was also the year when a new branch railway would be opened.
Anyone heading to Lelant can take the scenic way back on the branch railway, while those attempting the more energetic hike to Zennor will need to recover in the hamlet's only pub - 13th Century Tinners Arms.
Following the closure of the Riverside Branch Railway in the early 1970s, the property was converted from residential use to offices for business use.
With photographer John Briggs I tracked the long-vanished Roath Branch railway from Gabalfa into Cardiff Docks.
Consent has also been granted to reopen the branch railway line from Waiareka to Weston, to be used to rail cement to Timaru and bring in some raw materials.