subway system


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Noun1.subway system - an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)subway system - 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'"
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
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Among DOTr's projects are the rehabilitation of the MRT-3, the revival of the Philippine National Rail (PNR) trains, and the development of a subway system.
Earlier, Antonio Tiu, Philippine Infradev president and chief executive, announced the completion of a six-month soil testing along the proposed alignment of the 10-kilometer intra-city subway system with no adverse findings.
Perlis, 78, has staged a series of major exhibitions including Subway Angels, a depiction of nightlife on the New York subway system.
A few weeks ago, Philippine Infradev President and CEO Antonio Tiu announced the completion of a six-month soil testing along the proposed alignment of the 10-kilometer intracity subway system with no adverse findings.
While officials are continuing to investigate the circumstances around Goodson's fall, her death has shined a light on the lack of elevator service and accessibility issues that have long plagued the city's subway system.
Makati will only contribute the land it currently owns which will be used in the subway system.
"New York City's subway system is critical to the success of the city and the region.
The cars were purchased to support ongoing construction throughout the New York City subway system and will serve to improve both subway performance and passenger ride quality.
The Riders Alliance awards are aimed at shaming New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state's Legislature into enacting a long-term plan to fund and fix the city's declining subway system.
"The MTA should also begin to expand the subway system into neighborhoods with the densities to support fixed-rail transit, particularly low-income areas where residents depend on public transportation," the RPA said in a report.
Founded in 2011, DMS operates and commercialises static and digital media in the subway system of Rio de Janeiro.