public transport

Definitions of public transport

n conveyance for passengers or mail or freight

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autobus, bus, charabanc, coach, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicle
a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
a train or bus or taxi traveling empty
express, limited
public transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
public transport that consists of a bus or train or airplane that plies back and forth between two points
railroad train, train
public transport provided by a line of railway cars coupled together and drawn by a locomotive
boat train
a train taking passengers to or from a port
car train
a train that transports passengers and their automobiles
freight train, rattler
a railroad train consisting of freight cars
hospital train
a military train built to transport wounded troops to a hospital
mail train
a train that carries mail
a light bus (4 to 10 passengers)
passenger train
a train that carries passengers
school bus
a bus used to transport children to or from school
shuttle bus
shuttle consisting of a bus that travels between two points
a streamlined train
subway train
a train that runs in a subway system
trackless trolley, trolley coach, trolleybus
a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires
Type of:
conveyance, transport
something that serves as a means of transportation

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