Ferry railway

See under Railway.
a submerged track on which an elevated platform runs, for carrying a train of cars across a water course.

See also: Ferry, Railroad

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Promising A-level student Gabrielle Joseph died after being struck by a train at Briton Ferry Railway Station on Easter Monday.
She found her husband's Rover 213 car crashed into the Saltney Ferry railway bridge wall,not far from their terraced home.
Railtrack had applied for permission to knock down grade A listed Broughty Ferry railway station, near Dundee, because it would cost more than pounds 1 million to refurbish the historic rail stop, built in 1838.
Dozens of flowers were left at Briton Ferry railway station yesterday near the spot where Gabby was killed.
Former New Ferry railway guard Ben Woods scooped pounds 2.4m in February 2004, prompting a move to a pounds 300,000 detached home in Raby Mere.
The theft was noticed by staff at the Rock Ferry railway station soon after 5pm yesterday.
Ian Davies, prosecuting, said that on June 26 the sniffer dog with police officers at Rock Ferry railway station was alerted to Brennan.
# Until September 3 A55, Conwy, Junction 16 Penmaenmawr (East Junction), nar-row lanes for roadworks on the Penmaenbach headland # Until May 11 B5129, Flintshire, Saltney Ferry Railway Bridge, Saltney Ferry, temporary traffic lights South West # Until June 16 M5, Gloucestershire, between Junction 11a Barnwood Bypass, Gloucester (A417) and Junction 12 South of Gloucester (A38/B4008), one lane closed both ways.
The raid came two days after officers seized pounds 30,000 worth of cannabis and ecstasy at Rock Ferry railway station when a police sniffer dog stopped a man carrying a large suitcase