spur track

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Synonyms for spur track

a railway line connected to a trunk line

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In exchange for and as a precondition to that conveyance, the railroad agreed to build and maintain 1) a spur track from its main line to a point near where the hotelier intended to remodel an existing hotel, and 2) a depot and platforms at the spur track's point of termination.
Armstrong built a spur track to connect to the Border Counties Railway.
The lowerator suspended from the crane is lowered into position, lining up its track with the end of the spur track.
It's a steep 1/2-mile scramble on a spur track to Devils Peak's 7,582-foot summit.
In order to secure the move, TSRR worked with Smelter Services to develop a new spur track layout.