overhead railway

overhead railways

Definitions of overhead railway
  1. noun
    a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level
    synonyms: el, elevated, elevated railroad, elevated railway
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    big dipper, chute-the-chute, roller coaster
    elevated railway in an amusement park (usually with sharp curves and steep inclines)
    a roller coaster that goes up 200 feet or higher and can catapult riders from 0 to 70 mph in 4 seconds by motors originally designed to launch rockets
    type of:
    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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