overhead railway


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Noun1.overhead railway - a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street leveloverhead railway - a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level
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
chute-the-chute, roller coaster, big dipper - elevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines)
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Unsurprisingly, readers said we should remember the Overhead Railway and the original Cavern Club.
Unsurprisingly readers said we should remember the Overhead Railway and the original Cavern Club.
Deputy Commissioner Shaheed Benazirabad Nouman Siddique Latki said that two overhead railway bridges were completed in the district while work on Rohri Canal Bridge on Qazi Ahmed Road is in progress.
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He said that construction of overhead railway bridge near old vegetable market was at the stage of completion.
Their slides showed walkways fashioned from long gone railways carrying iron and steel to the docks at Middlesbrough, and skeletons of twisted steel showing where overhead railway tracks had once been running 24 hours a day.
Other schemes have included driverless pods, light rapid transit and an overhead railway.
Also the route ran the risk of damaging bridges as well as overhead railway lines and sewage and water pipes.
Going under different names, the Liverpool Overhead Railway or the LOR was also known most affectionately as The Dockers' Umbrella.
COPPER thieves are putting their lives at risk by cutting down overhead railway lines carrying up to 11,000 volts.
Here, close to an overhead railway bridge (Snow Hill to Stratford line, nearest station Yardley Wood), the Shire walk meets a ford that's impassable by car - if you arrive by car you'll need to either park on Scriber's Lane via the Robin Hood Island or on its shorter end off Priory Road.
The 12-year-old was with four friends when she was hit by 25,000-volts from an overhead railway cable.