trunk route

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Noun1.trunk route - line that is the main route on a railwaytrunk route - line that is the main route on a railway
rail line, railway line, line - the road consisting of railroad track and roadbed
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It should also help ease congestion on the A66 trunk route.
Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli is an important trunk route serving Southern end of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
Hormuz Grand Hotel's Qureshi Bab-Al-Hind restaurant is currently running a promotion showcasing the food along the arterial Grand Trunk route linking the eastern and western regions of the Indian subcontinent that has been legendary for facilitating trade and commerce.
As for the High Street it was, until relatively recently, part of the trunk route A1 stretching from London to Edinburgh.
The scheme being investigated is a trunk route linking the proposed M6-M54 junction north of Wolverhampton with the M6-M42 junction near Coleshill.
Dyfed Powys Police were forced to redirect traffic on the A44, the main trunk route from the Midlands to Mid Wales, as protestors blocked the road outside Aberystwyth University.
Edge Lane Drive is the main trunk route into the city but it is subject to a 30mph speed limit.
It's hoped the new road access, complete with replacement lifting bridge, will ease congestion on the A66 trunk route and further open up 25 hectares of development land on the Middlehaven site.
PART of the A9 trunk route was closed yesterday after a crane crashed on to a nearby railway.
The road will run from Scotswood Bridge to the A69 West Road and the A696 trunk route to Jedburgh.
5 years ago GRIDLOCK gripped Teesside's busiest trunk route as a spate of smashes signalled winter's return in the early hours.
Following the incident, the Ambala-Amritsar rail link was closed for several hours, which in turn led to delay and diversion of many trains plying along this trunk route.