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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As per the report, four major cellphone providers announced that they are allotting finance to bring 4G data coverage across the Chicago subway system by the end of the year.
The subway system in Monterrey was featured in news reports in early December because of a brief strike by a group of more than 100 train operators and other employees who were demanding better working conditions, including the negotiation of a collective-bargaining contract and a commitment by management to address some safety and structural problems in the system.
The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System
Visit Phoenix is sponsoring free WiFi in the New York City subway system during the month of December, giving subterranean commuters in the Big Apple easy access to the Internet.
A new program from the MTA will install 'pop up stores' with short-term leases in spaces in the subway system that are temporarily vacant while the MTA is arranging long-term leases.
Transit Wireless, which owns and operates the subway system wireless network, is beginning installation of phase two of the project, which will eventually provide wireless services to all 277 underground stations in the NYCTA system.
Beijing -- Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said that his government is committed to provide low-cost comfortable journey to the masses Talking to newsmen here Thursday morning after taking a ride on Beijing subway system said, "I was impressed with the underground railway system".
Washington, June 8 ( ANI ): The controversial revealing of US-run Prism programme, which accesses personal data of users across major tech sites, has reportedly foiled an Islamist militant plot to bomb the New York subway system in 2009.
The New York City subway system is 108 years old, but it has never faced a disaster as devastating as what we experienced last night," Joseph Lhota, chairman of the MTA said, (http://www.
The deputy mayor of Tehran for financial and administrative affairs said in October that China has invested in the Tehran subway system through a deal to provide 250mln euros in financing for the Sadeqieh subway station project.
Subway" is a marvelous kids art-adventure story that describes a rainy day of exploring the New York City subway system by two young boys and their father.
The following is the chronology of events leading up to or related to the 1995 AUM Shinrikyo cult's sarin nerve gas attack on the Tokyo subway system.