railroad line

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Noun1.railroad line - line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freightrailroad line - line that is the commercial organization responsible for operating a system of transportation for trains that pull passengers or freight
cable railway, funicular, funicular railway - a railway up the side of a mountain pulled by a moving cable and having counterbalancing ascending and descending cars
cog railway, rack railway - railway for steep mountains; a cogwheel on the locomotive engages cogs on a center rail to provide traction
elevated, elevated railroad, elevated railway, overhead railway, el - a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level
line - a commercial organization serving as a common carrier
metro, subway, subway system, underground, tube - an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city); "in Paris the subway system is called the `metro' and in London it is called the `tube' or the `underground'"
monorail - a railway having a single track
rail - short for railway; "he traveled by rail"; "he was concerned with rail safety"
scenic railway - small railway in an amusement park
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Mohammad Reza Netmatzadeh, the then Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade, said there were plans to stretch out the nationwide railroad line to 25,000 kilometers by 2025 from under 15,000 kilometers now.
The railroad line is 762 mm wide, the same as Alishan Forest Railway.
Bolt, the general foreman for Tug Mackintosh's railroad line, is charged with the simple task of meeting and bringing Mack's young bride-to-be to the end of the tracks.
The LIRR's president is charged with turning around the antiquated, oft-maligned commuter railroad line that carries (miraculously, some would say) some 1.5 million riders a day, largely travelers bound to and from Manhattan from our suburban cocoons.
The roofless building, with its brick walls relatively intact, used to serve as the ticketing office and passenger lounge of the Ferrocarril de Manila-Dagupan, a 195-kilometer railroad line that started operating on Nov.
"Its rolling stock ordered by the Azerbaijani state railway company will run the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars (BTK) railroad line," said the Federal Council.
Curt Gunsbury and TE Miller are jumping into the busy northeast Minneapolis apartment scene with a proposal to build 159 apartments on a sliver of land between a bridge and a railroad line.<br />Gunsbury's Minneapolis-based Solhem Cos.
As the Wikipedia article notes, the railroad "was a 1,912-mile (3,077 km) continuous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 that connected the existing eastern U.S.
This field test aims to verify how autonomous cars can be used effectively to cope with local issues and needs, such as offering public transport services after the railroad line is abandoned.
Drawing on previous examples of development in Lebanon, Abou Mrad said the now-decrepit railroad line that used to link Beirut to Damascus helped turn towns in Mount Lebanon from mere blips on the map to prosperous tourist hubs.
This color-illustrated coffee table book uncovers the beauty of the High Line, a trail of gardens and natural areas on the route of an abandoned railroad line above the streets on Manhattan.