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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After the extension, the oldest overhead railway facility in Southeast Asia will have a design speed of 80 kilometers per hour for its mainline; 60 kph through stations; and 30 kph for secondary and depot tracks.
|The Overhead Railway Known as the Dockers' Umbrella, the Overhead Railway stretched along the city's waterfront and provided transport both to workers on the city's docks and others getting into the city centre.
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.
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.
OVERHEAD RAILWAY NEVER GOT OFF THE GROUND There have been several plans put forward for new ways to connect the Bay with the rest of Cardiff| Last December, council plans for a PS30m Continental-style tram-bus system linking the Bay with the University Hospital of Wales were revealed.
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.