whistle stop

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a small railway station between the principal stations or a station where the train stops only on a signal

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The Whistle Stop is a series of three races staged over three days (Friday to Sunday, September 8 to 10) which will take runners across various distances and terrain in three different Wirral locations.
The good folks at the Whistle Stop Cafe will sure be glad to see you
In keeping with customers' favorites at the Whistle Stop, Arrastia offers a versatile menu, featuring apps, salads, flatbreads, burgers, seafood (seared scallops, haddock, fresh whole-belly clams), home-style dishes such as roast turkey dinner, chicken Parmigiana, Nonni's chicken, etc.
with whistle stops in Columbus, Grand Island and Kearney, on Saturday, June 28, to celebrate the historical connection between the railroad and University of Nebraska with Nebraska communities.
A joint effort between the Alaska Railroad and the Department of Agriculture Forest Service, the Chugach Whistle Stop service started in 2007 with a stop at Spencer Glacier.
The work on the Black Sea was another whistle stop for Michael Pittas, System Administrator/Shipment Clerk with the 953rd Transportation Co.
Thus, on entering the Marfa project, one abruptly steps out of the world of the whistle stop and rustic fort for which the stuccoed and porticoed buildings once served as barracks, and into a wholly artificial atmosphere of what appears to be an alternate universe.
Prime Minister Tony Blair today heads for Albania on the latest leg of his whistle stop tour of the Balkans, meeting British troops in the region and visiting a refugee camp.
The pictures included in the exhibition, Just Another Whistle Stop , at the Roundhouse , Sheepcote Street, include celebrities like Count Basie, Pee Wee Russell, Nina Simone and John Lee Hooker.
Tracks at every whistle stop are dotted with restored depots full of memorabilia.
Broadcast outlets that wish to do live cutaways to either the official kickoff celebration in Phoenix, Arizona, or the official launch of the National School Choice Week 'Special' whistle stop tour, can downlink from the following coordinates:
Sunday's action sees the conclusion of the Whistle Stop Tour of Merseyside, which comprises three races, over three days, covering 26 miles (Friday to Sunday, September 9-11).
As per the reports, the Whistle Stop Shop at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania recently launched a new e-commerce site.
THIS former Prime Minister got his very own meals on wheels on a whistle stop visit to the North East.
TORY leader David Cameron paid a whistle stop tour to Solihull today to promote greener travel.