branch line

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Synonyms for branch line

a railway line connected to a trunk line

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Another railway line, called Wyken Mineral Branch Railway, crossed Deedmore Road at the side of the school.
Transport Minister John Spellar (Lab Warley) will open the first private branch railway line in the Midlands for 50 years today.
Apart from the excitement of exploring the wood that bounded our fields, and the LMS branch railway that ran through the marsh below it, the big occasion was the prospect of hearing Dad singing from Dublin on that newfangled thing called the wireless.
The walk tracers the former Holmfirth branch railway line.
Their survival is threatened on an almost daily basis - by post offices closing, by branch railway lines being axed, by infrequent bus services, ageing populations, second home and holiday home ownership, crime, supermarkets, closure of small schools and the decline in church attendance, and much more besides.
If further housing development goes ahead - and there is an application in the pipeline - then surely the by-pass becomes essential and the case for the branch railway station being re-opened is strengthened.
There should have been a branch railway from the main line at Fenny Compton to carry away the stone but an accident in 1913 stopped work.
Apart from the excitement of exploring the wood that bounded our fields and the LMS branch railway that ran through the marsh below it, the big occasion was hearing Dad singing from Dublin on that new-fangled thing called the wireless.
The Walkway extends for two and a half miles along the route of the disused Guisborough Branch Railway.
The guided walk visited the beautiful Gothic gates, the original entrance to the park; the nature trail, which was previously part of the Meltham branch railway Line, and the vertical cliff faces that are now home to Beaumont Park's bat colony.
Once the terminal for a branch railway line across Anglesey from Gaerwen, the groaning track - last used for freight in the 1990s - still lies on its bed at the top end of the main street suffocating under a blanket of rust and brambles.
These carried a branch railway on a delightful route through the Wyre Forest.
The walk to Guisborough Forest and Walkway visitor's centre takes in Eston hills and the old Guisborough branch railway.