branch line

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Synonyms for branch line

a railway line connected to a trunk line

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FULL STEAM AHEAD: A steam engine pulling seven carriages along the Meltham branch line with Lockwood Viaduct in the background around 1870.
Liberal councillor Steve Radford called on Liverpool council to hold an immediate investigation into the branch line reopening at a meeting last week.
Craven Colliery was not connected directly to the branch line, but some sort of narrow-gauge tramway constructed about 1905 ran to it from Alexandra Pit, the site of which is now Deedmore Road trading estate.
However, the preferred option of the Welsh Development Agency and assembly government officials - following recommendations from consultants - is to retain the present branch line with a new longer rail bridge over Herbert Street.
OmniTRAX, an affiliate of The Broe Companies and the largest private railway operation in North America, has assumed operation of a 160-mile cluster of branch lines of the BNSF running from Chewelah, Washington, and across the U.
Re-Development work on the Western Railway Line, that would expanse from Takoradi to Kumasi, includes a branch line from Dunkwa to Awaso.
Gricers in a guards van get ready to leave Birkenhead Woodside, in August, 1966, on the Branch Line Society and Locomotive Club of Great Britain's Hundred of Wirral Rail Tour around forgotten goods lines (is that a young James Fox on the left?
On Saturday September 6 there is a theme walk New Life for a Branch Line along the old Meltham branch line which is to become a 'Greenway'.
At present, travellers have to either use slow stopping trains on the Durham coast line between Newcastle and Middlesbrough, or use the East Coast Main Line to Darlington before changing to a branch line to Teesside.
The experimental service on the Stourbridge branch line has proved popular with passengers, as it restored a Sunday service for the town.
Liverpool must not be turned into a branch line of a Manchester centric rail hub.
THE first passenger train to travel on the Birch Coppice branch line in North Warwickshire gave railway enthusiasts an opportunity to see the rebirth of a commercial rail system.
An SRA spokesman said: 'We would never do anything to compromise safety, but the question as to whether it is sensible having similar signalling systems on a small, lightly-used rural branch line to the West Coast Main Line is a fair one to ask.
THOMAS the Tank Engine is very proud of his branch line.