public transport

Definitions of public transport
  1. noun
    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
    deadhead
    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
    local
    public transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
    shuttle
    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
    minibus
    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
    streamliner
    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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